Infant Development Program
As a parent or legal guardian, you may contact IDP directly, or you may be referred by a Doctor, Public Health Nurse or Community professional. You may submit referrals by downloading our IDP referral form or filling out the referral form below.
Fostering Early Development
Referral to this program is automatic by The Ministry of Children and Families and The Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society for all children, birth and six years, admitted to care on a care order.
For more information, please contact Amy Ris at 604-301-2819 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Child & Youth
Child Care Development Centres
If you are interested in a waitlist application for your typically developing child, please apply online with our waitlist application form below.
For more information, please contact the Leisure Services Manager at email@example.com or 604-322-3403
Residential Group Homes
Community Apartment Program
Home Share Program
Referrals to Drop-In Day programs must be made by CLBC.
Referrals for Drop-In Evening/Weekend programs are a fee-for-service and only available for clients who have registered with the Drop-In. For more information, please call 604-322-0052.
Jobs West Employment Services
For more information, please visit the Jobs West website.
For more information, please contact the Holiday Option’s program manager at 604-321-4745 or HolidayOptions@develop.bc.ca.
Referrals to DDA Respite Services must be made by either the MCFD (Children), or CLBC (Adults). We can also offer services to those with private funding, please call us for more information at 604-273-9778 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Support Groups
Our Family Support Groups meet monthly in Vancouver. Please see our Events page for our Family Support Group Schedule.