Improving the lives of children

Alderwood Family Development Centre


Treatment and educational services for children ages 6 to 12 living with complex developmental, behavioural, trauma and attachment issues, who are unable to manage in the regular educational system.


Help children manage their impulsivity, identify their feelings and calm themselves while learning social and school readiness skills.


Alderwood Family Development Centre is a day treatment program that utilizes a multi-disciplinary team approach that includes a Child & Family Therapist, Teacher and Support Workers as well as other professional services providers.


Referrals are accepted from Vancouver schools, social workers, mental health professionals and other community agencies. Services are provided at no cost to parents. Funding is provided in partnership with The Ministry of Children and Families, Vancouver Coastal Health and The Vancouver School Board.

Referral Form

Program Contact

Lisa Lowe
2750 East 18th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V5M 4W8
Tel: (604) 434-9101