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Resources for Punjabi Speaking families

Resources for Punjabi Speaking families

REACH website has a new resource for Punjabi speaking families who have children with special needs including autism. The REACH summary of programs in Punabi explains each program simply in one document and is found on REACH Programs page.  In addition, we offer...

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Art Auction for Autism 2023

Art Auction for Autism 2023

Stay tuned for our first fundraiser of 2023 - REACH Art Auction for Autism! Beginning February 12th, our Art Auction website will be LIVE and you can bid on fabulous paintings, pottery, jewelry and sculpture from local artists!! Sending a  HUGE THANK YOU to all the...

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Fraserway RV Gives Holiday Gift

Fraserway RV Gives Holiday Gift

(December 15, 2022)  - Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) had a visit from Rod Morgan, Operations Manager at Fraserway RV with a generous $5,000 donation today. It is a local example of the philanthropy Fraserway.com owner James Epp and staff extend...

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REACH Gift of Speech 2022

REACH Gift of Speech 2022

REACH speech therapy helps children communicate their needs and wants to their parents. We're thrilled to report that generous donors provided almost $26,943 to children for speech therapy during Gift of Speech 2022! Thank you so much for giving children with complex...

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REACH Diamonds & Dollars Raffle!

REACH Diamonds & Dollars Raffle!

The Diamonds & Dollars Raffle presented by Agnes Douglas and Odlum Brown Limited  ended Nov.27, 2022. Shona Bruce was the happy winner of the diamond ring and Darlene Horgan won the 50/50 and donated the proceeds back to REACH resulting in a $5030 total...

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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation 2022

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation 2022

September 30, 2022 marked the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and REACH staff program proudly donned their orange shirts to honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools. In addition, REACH ASCD program staff (pictured above)  made...

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Navigating Mental Health Services

Navigating Mental Health Services

Parent Information and Education Support Groups in English and Punjabi are offered in November: TITLE: Navigating Mental Health Services for Children and Youth  Mental health issues for children and youth are often concerns that parents are seeking support for, and...

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Preschool South – Afternoons Available

Preschool South – Afternoons Available

REACH Preschool South is an inclusive, play-based and licensed preschool. All our teachers are ECE Certified and we believe in potential! We are taking registration for Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in September. Contact Susie at susieg@reachchild.org or call...

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REACH AGM September 22, 2022

REACH AGM September 22, 2022

REACH Annual General Meeting was held Thursday, September 22nd virtually. REACH Society president Phyllis With, REACH Foundation Chair Denis Horgan, REACH Treasurer Ryan Thomas and Executive Director Renie D'Aquila attended in person in order to share information...

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REACH’s Place To Be Summer Program – FULL

REACH’s Place To Be Summer Program – FULL

REACH’S PLACE (to be!) SUMMER PROGRAM IS FULL Are you looking for a fun summer experience for your 3-5 year old? Welcome to the Reach Summer Program.  Our highly trained ECE staff have planned an exciting program to keep up and build summer routines, friendships and...

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Behaviour Interventionists – We’re hiring!

Behaviour Interventionists – We’re hiring!

Behaviour Interventionists implement 1:1 intervention sessions for children with Autism, while working collaboratively with an experienced support team. We're looking for BI's in the South Delta area specifically right now! If you like to work with children, we train...

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Delta Hot Chocolate Fest

Delta Hot Chocolate Fest

The hot chocolate festival supported children at REACH in the Aboriginal Supported Child Development program! The organizer, South Delta Local, offered locals extra special treats from Delta coffee shops and bakeries and $1 from each sale will be donated to REACH!!...

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REACH Youth Hangout!

REACH Youth Hangout!

Are you between the ages of 18-24?   We have a new group at REACH Ladner head office's youth room and have an hour of connection and friendship!  Learn more in our video about  this social skill building support group for neuro diverse young adults that offers friends...

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Envision Financial Donates $97,000to local charities

Envision Financial Donates $97,000to local charities

On December 15, 2021, Michael Voros, Branch Manager of Ladner Envision brought in a cheque for $24,073 to support REACH. Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, pledged to donate $2 for each valid member vote cast online, by telephone or by text...

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Premium Fencing Donates to REACH Preschool South

Premium Fencing Donates to REACH Preschool South

Premium Fencing put up a terrific fence for preschoolers at Reach Society Child Development Centre in Ladner this year. We send a big thank you to Brent and Simon Mitchell who facilitated this generous donation that keeps our 3-5 year olds safe when they're playing...

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Fraserway RV donates $5,000 to REACH Gift of Speech

Fraserway RV donates $5,000 to REACH Gift of Speech

Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) had visitors with glad tidings for their holiday appeal.  Fraserway RV presented Renie D’Aquila, Executive Director, with $5000 towards REACH Gift of Speech 2021 on December 16th, 2021. Many children have speech...

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Lehigh Cement supports Holiday Hampers for REACH families!

Lehigh Cement supports Holiday Hampers for REACH families!

Lehigh Cement held a food and toy drive for REACH kids and Charlene Leach brought the generous donations in with the help of mom Verna and dad Tuba December 14th. REACH's Kristin Bibbs gladly helped unload the laden vehicles to be stored for distribution to REACH...

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REACH Gift of Speech 2021

REACH Gift of Speech 2021

Our 2021 Gift of Speech campaign supported speech therapy sessions that assess and support issues related to communication development in children. Areas of development include: production and sequencing of speech sounds, learning words and putting them together to...

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REACH Kingfisher Resort Stay Raffle & 50/50

REACH Kingfisher Resort Stay Raffle & 50/50

Sending out a BIG THANK YOU to all who participated in our REACH RAFFLES!! The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa on Vancouver Island offers relaxation and exceptional luxury!  Our winner, P. Edwards will be enjoying a 2 night stay for two in a brand new ocean view...

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Reach for the Stars UnGala Virtual Auction

Reach for the Stars UnGala Virtual Auction

Reach Child and Youth Development Society Virtual Ungala Auction 2021 offered 70+ gourmet, beverage, experience, travel, fitness, retail, spa and golf prizes online. It closed Oct.18 at noon. Don't despair if you missed it because there's also a getaway trip raffle to...

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