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Family Centre

Fostering the strengths and well-being of individuals, families and our community as a whole

Family Centre – The Parenting Place

Due to the latest COVID-19 Public Health Order, all Family Centre in-person groups and activities are currently postponed.

Some sessions are being held via Facebook Live; please visit Archway Family Centre there or contact us with any questions. 

Family Centre is a place that fosters the strengths and well-being of individuals, families and our community as a whole. We offer friendly and supportive meeting places where adults and children can share quality time together through formal and informal programs.

We believe that the health of children and their families is directly connected to the health of our community. Family Centre welcomes all members of our community to a friendly, warm and comfortable place where adults and children can play together, meet new friends, gain new skills, and share ideas.

      Who We Help

      • Pregnant individuals
      • Families with children from birth to age 6

        To Access Family Centre

        • Many of our programs are drop-in and open to everyone. You can see a list of events below.
        • You can also see our events on our Facebook page
        • You can contact us for the registration required programs

        Weekly Sessions

        All classes are held at 33780 Laurel Street except for the Temple Drop-in. Registration is not required unless otherwise noted.

        Monday Morning Community Drop-in
        Mondays from 9am – 11:15am

        An excellent venue for meeting friends! Drop-ins provide opportunities for your child to interact with others while developing social skills. Parents benefit from meeting other parents and sharing information and support. We welcome all parents/caregivers with children 0-6 years of age.

        Precious Baby Drop-in
        Tuesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am

        An excellent venue for meeting friends! Drop-ins provide opportunities for your child to interact with others while developing social skills. Parents benefit from meeting other parents and sharing information and support. Precious Baby is for families with infants from birth to 1 year. 

        Toddler Time Drop-in
        Tuesdays from 10:45am – 11:45am

        An excellent venue for meeting friends! Drop-ins provide opportunities for your child to interact with others while developing social skills. Parents benefit from meeting other parents and sharing information and support. Toddler Time is for families with children from birth to 3 years of age.

        Temple Drop-in
        Tuesdays from 10am – 11:30am
        Khalsa Diwan Society Sikh Temple (33094 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford)

        An excellent venue for meeting friends! Drop-ins provide opportunities for your child to interact with others while developing social skills. Parents benefit from meeting other parents and sharing information and support. We welcome all parents/caregivers with children 0-6 years of age. This program is facilitated in Punjabi and located at the Khalsa Diwan Society Sikh Temple.

        Wednesday Morning Community Drop-in
        Wednesdays from 9am – 11:15am

        An excellent venue for meeting friends! Drop-ins provide opportunities for your child to interact with others while developing social skills. Parents benefit from meeting other parents and sharing information and support. We welcome all parents/caregivers with children 0-6 years of age.

        I Got You Babe
        Thursdays from 9:30am – 10:30am

        A fun and interactive program for parents and their children ages 6-23 months. Enjoy learning new rhymes, songs and stories to share with your child.

        Registration required for this program.

        Did You Know?

        The Family Centre officially opened in 1998 and Archway has been providing services for the community for 50+ years.

        Office Hours

        Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:30pm
        Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm

        Address

        33780 Laurel Street
        Abbotsford, BC V2S 1X4

        In Partnership With:

        We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

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