Children are born with unique gifts, strengths and needs. Together with families and the community, we nurture their potential through support and knowledge specific to their growth and development.
Established in 1982, the Fraser Valley Child Development Centre services are community-based, accessible, inclusive and strength-based. Services are delivered in a culture of excellence, diversity, and respect, with a focus on innovation, quality, stability, and positive outcomes for each child, their families, our staff and our community. We believe in “Helping Kids Shine ”.
If you have a question about your child's development, you can make a referral to us. We also accept referrals from your family doctor, pediatrician, health nurse and caregiver (with permission from the child's guardian). Participation in our programs is voluntary and free.
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Abbotsford/Mission: 604-852-2686 or 1-877-850-2686
Chilliwack/Fraser Cascade: 604-824-8760 or 1-877-820-8760
The CALM Connection is a six week parenting group that provides opportunities for parents-caregivers and children to strengthen their relationship, reduce stress and increase their awareness and understanding of social emotional learning.
Zoom Online: April 10 to May 15, 2021
PlayWorks is a FREE drop-in opportunity for all parent/caregivers to play and encourage their child(ren)'s emerging skills in a safe, inclusive, community setting.
Due to current COVID-19 circumstances we have moved to an online format. To experience PlayWorks! in your home feel free to check out our selection of videos being posted regularly. Everyone welcome!
Who is it for?
Parents and children, birth to five years.
Parent participation required.
Siblings and friends welcome. This program is free and open to all families, whether or not they are involved with the FVCDC.
Zoom Online - Tuesdays from March 9 to April 13, 2021 9:30am - 10:15am
Parents & Caregivers
Do you have questions about your child's development? We understand that no two children or families are the same - each on has different needs, skills, challenges, interests and resources. In our family-centered approach we aim to support and strengthen your natural ability to enhance your child's development.
FVCDC is committed to providing the best possible service through an integrated multi-disciplinary team approach. Our roles as the professional is to empower children, their families and the community through guidance, support, resources and recommendations through visits, clincis, groups or therapy. We believe in "Helping Kids Shine".
Donors & Community
Now more than ever, children and their families need programs and services that are community based, easy to access, and responsive to the needs of children and their families. Our community cares and together we are building cacpacity in the ways which we care for all our children. Help us in reaching the children and families that need our support, so they know they are not alone.