New Beginnings : The Tri-Cities Early Years Refugee Program

  • This program is for Government–Assisted Refugee (GAR) families who are living in the Tri-Cities with children from birth to 6 years of age.
  • The program provides a safe and supportive environment in which parents can learn and play with their children
  • The program provides opportunities for families to meet other families in the community
  • It also provides information about health, education, housing, food, parenting and other community resources
  • Located at #204 - 504 Cottonwood Avenue, Coquitlam Get a Map
    Phone number is 604-937-3830
    Public Transportation:
    Bus #97 B-Line from Lougheed Station - Get off at the "NB North Rd at Foster Ave" bus stop. Then walk 3 minutes toward Cottonwood Ave (North).
    Bus #97 B-Line from Coquitlam Station - Get off at the "SB Clarke Rd at Smith Ave" bus stop. Walk 5-8 minutes towrad Cottonwood Ave (South toward Lougheed Mall).
For more information, please contact: Teresa Kazieva, Program Coordinator, at 604.839.7868.



Korean Mothers Together

  • This program is designed for Korean-speaking mothers and their children (from birth through 5 years of age) to learn more about parenting, build friendships & support one another.
  • This program is organized by the participating Korean mothers, and the sessions are parent-led
  • Meets every Wednesday (12:00-2:00 pm) at SHARE’s Mountain View Family Resource Centre, 699 Robinson Street (south of Smith Ave.), Coquitlam Get a Map
    Public Transportation:
    151 Lougheed Station - Take the Cottonwood/Robinson Street Stop
    143 SFU/Coquitlam Station - Take the Como Lake Road/Robinson Street Stop
    156 Braid Station/Lougheed Station - Take the Como Lake Road/Robinson Street Stop 
(The Family Resource Centre is located in a two-storey building behind Mountain View Elementary School.)
For more information, please contact Arshia Bakhshandeh at 604.937.6971.