Five Years at South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

This story is shared with us by Cindy of South Vancouver Neighbourhood House 5 years ago, Cindy starting attending the Family Drop-In program at South Vancouver Neighbourhood House with her one and a half year old son. Since then, Cindy...

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Indigenous History and Culture With Jessie Seegerts

This story is shared with us by Maysa and Ancel of Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House. Last December, our Monday English Conversation Club participants had 2 sessions learning about Indigenous history and culture from Jessie Seegerts, a women of Dene-Cree First...

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Inclusive Spaces for Youth

From Lu (he/they pronouns) on Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Written in their own words, this is just one neighbourhood house story of many, and it is one of belonging, inclusive spaces and a gathering place for youth. We hope you...

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“A Catalyzing Movement”

From the central office of ANHBC is a story of long relationships, family connections and community impact. We hope you enjoy Blanca’s neighbourhood house story, written in her own words: My early memories of getting connected to neighbourhood houses was...

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A Healthy Community

This story is from Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House and is shared by volunteer Edie Spears and MPNH staff. It is a story of volunteerism, food, seniors and the importance of connection. Edie Spears became involved in the Neighbourhood House eight...

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Young Leaders and Communities

A story of new friends, yummy food and youth connections. We hope you enjoy Samsun’s story, written in their own words. My first time going to the was in 2019, that’s when my sister joined the preteen...

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A Safe Space for All

This story is from Gordon Neighbourhood House community organizer and volunteer, Lindsay Sutton. In time for Vancouver Pride Week and written in her own words, Lindsay tells the story of community, diversity and joy! In 2017 my friend and neighbour...

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Childcare During the Pandemic

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Finding a Home

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House has been my home, my family and my meeting place to see my friends in a year when I needed all three the most. I’m a Mexican citizen and permanent resident of Canada, married to...

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Supporting Seniors

Wing Sun is an older adult who was becoming very isolated at home. He was told by his doctor that it wouldn’t be long before he was wheelchair-bound. Hearing this, his case manager referred him to the Beulah Adult...

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