About

Welcome to New Westminster Family Place! We are a family resource centre a community hub where families access support, opportunities for engagement, and community resources.

We have drop in programs at 93 Sixth Street and at Lord Kelvin Elementary. Please check out our monthly calendar for more details.

We are a member of the BC Association of Family Resource Programs.

Our History

New Westminster Family Place was opened in 1989 after 3 years of planning and fundraising with the help of the Public Health Unit and the Interagency Committee.

This service was seen as necessary to the community, providing support services to isolated families with young children.

Our Funding

Operating funds come from the Ministry for Children and Family Development, Fraser Health Authority, Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General – Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch, and various forms of fundraising events as well as donations.

We also receive funding from the United Way of the Lower Mainland, are registered under the Society Act and have charity status with Revenue Canada.

Board of Directors

Lisa Sutherland, Board Chair, Manager Mortgage Credit- RBC Western Canada Adjudication

Bob McNair, Vice Chair, Consulting Engineer – McNair Engineering

Jim Goring, Treasurer, Risk Management Consultant – Aon Reed Stenhouse

Jane Mackenzie Senay, Registered Nurse – Fraser Health Authority

Annette Stark, Assistant Retail Operations Manager – London Drugs

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