About Our Needs

MISSION: Helping children with special needs reach their potential.
VISION: Our children have the best opportunities to succeed in all areas of their lives.
VALUES: The well-being, safety, and success of our children is the highest priority we have.

Who We Are:
Since 1953, The Centre for Child Development has been helping children with special needs reach their potential. We started as a grass-roots group of parents cooperatively organizing transportation to therapy sessions in Vancouver. Through the decades, we’ve grown to a team of over 160 staff with expertise in providing a wide range of collaborative therapeutic services to more than 3,000 children each year.

We focus on providing service with integrity, caring and compassion. We consistently challenge ourselves to improve upon best practices and lead our field. Our professionals include: paediatric psychologists, family service and key workers, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, physiotherapists, early childhood educators, supported child development specialists, recreation specialists, dietician, doctor, victims services workers, social workers and police.

Your support is sincerely appreciated for our donor-funded programs:

Casting and Splinting
Eating Skills Team
Equipment Team
Hydrotherapy Pool
Sophie’s Place Child and Youth Advocacy Centre

Contact Information:

Judy Mann

Vice President, Business Development

604 584 1361

For more information or to support our work

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The Centre for Child Development of the Lower Mainland

WE SERVE THESE POPULATIONS: 

    Children & Youth, Persons with disabilities or special needs

WE ADDRESS THESE ISSUES:

    Health & Wellness, Safety