Rhythm, rhyme & movement with scarves
Learning how plants grow in the garden


ESFP’s Mission Statement                                                                                  

To foster a community of connection, well-being and support for children, families and caregivers in East Vancouver.


Eastside Family Place 2021 Calendar available now! For more information please click HERE.                                                


Eastside Family Place is hosting  Creating Connections and Calming the Self, a program designed to support children aged 3-5 and their caregivers to explore self-expression and emotional regulation through the expressive arts. Fore more information please click HERE

At Eastside Family Place (ESFP), your health and safety continues to be our top priority. For that reason, we are continuing to offer primarily outdoor and online activities. Currently we do have in-house Occasional Care services Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 am-12 noon. Drop off your children (18 months to 6 years) and have some ‘me’ time! Gradual entries are being accepted, for more information please click HERE.

Creative Family Fun Time will start September 29th. Outdoor playtime will take place in the community garden on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:15 am, where Courtney and Catherine will engage with parents/caregivers and children in a variety of fun activities. We welcome up to six families – registration is now available HERE on Wednesdays and Thursdays on a first come first serve basis. Your spot for the following week will be confirmed on Friday. Courtney and Catherine are also creating a variety of online and streaming activities for those days and times when you can’t get out of the house! Stay tuned!

Registered Backyard Play Time is being offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 am -12 pm in our fenced-in backyard. We are welcoming four families per session. Registration will be available HEREon Wednesdays and Thursdays on a first come first serve basis. Your spot for the following week will be confirmed on Friday.

WorkSafeBC Safety Plans

In accordance with WorkSafe BC requirements, please view ESFP’s Operational Safety Plan HERE, Occasional Care Policies HERE, Creative Family Fun Time Policies HERE, and our Registered Play Time HERE.

All of us at ESFP appreciate your patience as we continue to offer programs and services in whatever way we can. Whether virtually or in person, we look forward to welcoming you!


The Board and Staff of Eastside Family Place




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