Richmond Children First

Richmond, a child friendly community where all children thrive.

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Action Teams

Responding to the Richmond Children First Strategic Plan

Family time together

A number of Richmond Children First projects are coordinated through Action Teams, made up of staff and volunteers from Richmond organizations that support children and families. All Action Teams are task-oriented and time-limited and respond to the strategic directions outlined in the 2012-2015 Richmond Children First Strategic Plan, Our Commitment to Children(PDF).

After-School Action Team

The objectives of the After-School Action Team:

  • Research why children are not accessing after-school programs in two Richmond neighbourhoods
  • Develop strategies if needed
  • Implement/shift strategies/programs based on funding available

After-School Action Team



Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

Joanne Kautz Allard

Hamilton Community Centre

Gil Savoie

Richmond Addiction Services

Danny Taylor

Richmond Public Library

Melanie Au

Richmond Public Health (VCH)

Anne Beetstra

Richmond Public Health (VCH)

Joyce Henry

Richmond Public Health (VCH)

Kelly McNabb

Richmond School District

Marie Ratcliffe

Richmond Society for Community Living

Carrie McLellan Haqq