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Richmond Society for Community Living

Organization Details

(604) 279 - 7040
(604) 279 - 7048
Year founded: 
Total Membership: 
Organization Region: 
Lower Mainland & Upper Fraser Valley

Adult Day Programs:  Each program is designed to meet the needs and goals of the individuals attending the program.

Avenues Day Program: Individuals who are challenged with a variety of disabilities are supported to realize their full potential as their abilities allow.

Day Programs: Each program is designed to meet the needs and goals of the individuals attending the program.

Richmond Community Options (RCO): For adults that focus on community participation through recreational activities, developing friendships in the community and developing and/or enhancing a wide range of skills.

Transitions: Designed to meet the needs of those individuals in the transition period from youth to adult.

Family Support: Provides information, resources, and/or support to family members who face the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.

Infant Development Program: Services children from birth to three years old, who are at risk for, or who already have a delay in development. It brings parents and professionals together to help children overcome developmental difficulties.

Residential Options

Residential Support: Provided by trained staff for individuals who choose to live, with other, in their own home and in their own community. We offer three residential programs: Second Avenue House, 5635 House, and Muscroft House.

The Supported Living Program: Offers a variety of individualized living options that focuses on optimizing independence, self-determination, personal growth and choice.

Respite: A paid respite care provider gives families a break by spending a few hours or an over-night period with their child or adult family member with developmental disabilities.

Supported Child Development: Reflects & Supports the philosophy of inclusion.

RSCL Supported Child Development Program: Provides knowledgeable, practical information and resources about community services, strategies for inclusion and specific disabilities to care providers and families as needed or requested.

Treehouse Early Learning Centre: All children have the right to attend and participate in a program enriched with quality experiences that will support and help promote the child as a while, unique individual.

Child & Family Support Plan: Every child who requires extra support has the right to a goal planning process in order to provide realistic expectations in all facets of each child's individual rate of development.

Parents & Family: Work together with families in a supportive, open environment, communicating with the parents on a daily basis the progresses of each child.

Parent/Teacher Meetings: Two times a year, parents have an informal meeting with the supervisor and teacher to share information regarding the child in terms of their participation in the program and their overall development.

Youth Connections: Designed for children and teens with disabilities aged five to nineteen, but welcomes and encourages the volunteer participation of friends and students as part of a greater family.  This program provides support to parents after school, Pro D days and summer vacation week days.


Organization Address: 
7000 Minoru Boulevard Suite 170 Richmond British Columbia Canada V6Y 3Z5
Board Members: 

President, Melanie Arnis

Staff Members: 

Executive Director, Janice Barr (jbarr@rscl.org )