Action Strategies

Neighbourhood Champions
Community of Practice
Child-Friendly Community Campaign
Child Care Strategy

Coquitlam River Community Facts:

  • 43% of kids are vulnerable compared to 30% in Tri-Cities
  • $82,300 is the mean family income
  • 1 in 10 kids under 6 living in low income households
26%

of households spend more than 30% of income on shelter

29%

of residents are immigrants

Our Impact

Kids will thrive when their neighbourhoods thrive, allowing for more kids to start school ready to learn.

Get Involved

Residents can become involved as Coquitlam River Connectors


Parent Connectors

Volunteer within community family drop-in programs and promote a culture of parents supporting parents. Become a volunteer Parent Connector! Find out more about this exciting role.

Community Connectors

Help strengthen community connection in your neighbourhood. Become a Community Connector and support Coquitlam River families with young children. Find out more.

Neighbourhood Connectors

Are you a passionate Coquitlam River resident? Become a Neighbourhood Connector and address concerns such as transportation safety or the maintenance of clean & safe spaces within the neighbourhood. Find out more.


All Coquitlam River Champions are invited to participate in monthly Community of Practice meetings. This is an opportunity for knowledge exchange and learning across agencies and champions.

Interested in Getting Involved?

Find Out More!

UWAOC Blog

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Do you currently use childcare? Are you searching for childcare? Join one of our focus groups Thursday November 3rd!
We want to hear from you about businesses in our neighbourhood
View a PDF with a list of the drop-in programs in the Tri-Cities area.

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