Child Care Task Force Consultation
The ECD Committee was invited to help inform the Child Care Task Force to determine existing child care in our community along with the current needs of parents and caregivers.
Family Friendly Businesses
Hounoured businesses that provided a positive attitude, safe amenities and engaging activities for Tri-Cities families. The Book Box Program also evolved from this initiative.
Live 5210 Play Box Program
The play box program was brought to Port Coquitlam and Port Moody in 2017 as a way to make outdoor physical activity easier for children and families.
Little Free Libraries
Various communities around the world have installed smaller outdoor bookcases to house books for people within a community to take and leave books. In 2015 / 2016 Little Free Libraries were established in Citadel Heights as a partnership between the City of Port Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities ECD Committee.
Unplug & Connect
Helps parents navigate around the challenges of raising children in a world where screens are prevalent and provides strategies for unplugging and connecting.
Avenues of Change
The United Way of the Lower Mainland’s Avenues of Change (AoC) integrated local knowledge and expertise into programs and projects with the objective of preparing more children to succeed by the start of school.
Tri-Cities Children's Accord
A document signed by Accord Partners each year to affirm a commitment to supporting early and middle childhood development and the Tri-Cities Charter of Rights.
Tri-Cities Early Years Centre
Provided approximately 20 neighbourhood based locations around the Tri-Cities where families were able to access services for their young children.