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The BC centre for Elder Advocacy and Support just launched a new series of workshop to assist older adults (50 years old and up) who are new to Canada and living in Metro Vancouver. bcceas

These workshops are meant to help older adults

  • Meet regularly with other older adults in a safe and supportive environment
  • Learn about community resources
  • Increase awareness around issues of mistreatment of older adults
  • Empower themselves and others  

    (from http://bcceas.ca/)

This is a 6 session program taking place  in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond and Surrey.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants must attend all 6 sessions. Refreshments will be served.Please register early, as seats are limited.

Richmond

  • September 19 to October 24, 2016
    (October 10 session rescheduled to October 13 from 9 am to 12 noon)
    When: Mondays,  1:30 to 4:30 pm
    Where:
    Minoru Place Activity Centre
    7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond

    For more information contact: 
    Phone: 604-276-4300
    Online: www.richmond.ca/register
    In-Person: At any Richmond Community Centre
    *Quote course code #1628838


  • October 18 to November 22, 2016  (*Please note: this group will be delivered in Mandarin Chinese*)
    When: Tuesdays

- 2:45 to 4:45 pm on October 18 and 25
- 2 to 4 pm on November 1, 8, 15 and 22

Where:
Richmond Multicultural Community Services
220-4351 No. 3 Road, Richmond

For more information, contact:
Xiaowei Li at 604-279-7160 or email  

Vancouver

  • September 26 to November 7, 2016
    When: Mondays 9:30 am to 12 pm
    No meeting on October 10, due to Thanksgiving

    Where:
    St. Augustine’s Church
    8680 Hudson Street, Vancouver

    For more information contact:
    Andrea Krombein 778-668-3634 or

  • September 27 to November 1, 2016

When: Tuesdays 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where:
MOSAIC
1720 Grant Street, Vancouver

For more information contact May Salari at 604-254-9626 ext. 337 or email 


Burnaby

  • September 28 to November 9, 2016 (*Please note: this group will be delivered in Mandarin Chinese*)
    Wednesdays 1 to 4 pm
    No meeting on October 26

    Where: 
    CCM Centre
    2nd Floor, Crystal Mall
    4533 Kingsborough Street, Burnaby

    For more information, contact
    Arnold Tse at 604-877-8606 or email

  • September 30 to November 4, 2016
    When: Fridays 1 to 4 pm
    Where:
    Brentwood Community Resource Centre
    2055 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby
    For more information contact
    Lin Chen at 604-688-1927 ext. 225 or email 

Surrey

  • October 27 to December 1, 2016 (*Please note: this group will be delivered in Mandarin Chinese)
    When: Thursdays 9 am to 12 pm
    Where:
    OPTIONS Community Services
    13520 – 78 Avenue, Surrey
    For more information, contact:
    OPTIONS at 604-572-4060

 

BCCEAS community partners: City of Richmond, Marpole-Oakridge Family Place, MOSAIC, CCM, and Burnaby Community Services.

 

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