The North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC) Commission, established in 1971 as a partnership between the City of North Vancouver* and the District of North Vancouver*, has been delivering recreation and culture programs and services for more than 50 years. During that time, NVRC has developed a number of valuable partnerships with community organizations in which we collaborate to serve the needs of the North Vancouver community.
Capilano Community Services Society
Capilano Community Services Society (CCSS) is a charitable non-profit society serving communities across North and West Vancouver. It began operations in 1970, driven by a grassroots community response to address the need for the development and delivery of social programs for youth and seniors in the Capilano Highlands area but now supports residents across the North Shore. CCSS offers outreach and onsite programs and support services for people of all ages to increase social connections, stay active, and improve health and wellbeing. Fun programs promote learning together and provide a sense of community belonging, so that individuals and families can thrive. CCSS delivers a number of programs and services at Lions Gate Community Recreation Centre. Visit the Capilano Community Services Society website for more information.
North Shore Neighbourhood House
Since 1939, North Shore Neighbourhood House (NSNH) has provided social, recreational and childcare services to North Shore residents of all ages. NSNH strives to build a safe, healthy and strong community, welcoming all ages, abilities and cultures – one where everyone has access to support, everyone is included, and where everyone matters. Services are directed towards improving community health and well-being with a mission is to work together to enhance the lives of its neighbours, especially the most vulnerable. NSNH also delivers a number of programs and services at John Braithwaite Community Centre. Visit the North Shore Neighbourhood House website for more information.
Parkgate Society is a registered, not-for-profit charitable society providing programs and services through Parkgate Community Centre and satellite locations east of the Seymour River. With a vision of a vibrant, connected community, Parkgate Society creates opportunities for people in our community to live life better. They support this vision through the development of a unique and diverse blend of accessible low-cost and no-cost programs and services, created in direct response to community needs; primarily serving children, youth, families, and seniors. They continually strive to find new opportunities that will help them enhance or increase their community programs, community involvement, and community engagement Visit the Parkgate Society website for more information.
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