Community Programs

Kits House is all about community! We offer ever changing programs to suit Kitsilano’s need at the time. See what we have going on below. Note some programs may currently be inactive but could come back on popular demand – if you see a program you’re interested in but is not currently active, let us know! To learn more about the community programs we offer please see below.

Car Seat Safety Checks

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Book a one-on-one car seat check with one of the Kits House BCAA certified Car Seat Educators.

 

Computer Tutorials

Book an appointment to spend an hour with a volunteer computer tutor and learn the basics for operating your  computer, laptop, or tablet! Learn how to use email, access the internet, manage your photos, social media, and more!

Counselling Sessions

Kits House will be hosting counselling sessions by counselors who are completing their Master's Degree. For Kits Members only. Book your appointment today!

Income Tax Clinics

The Income Tax Clinics at Kits House help taxpayers with a modest income and a simple tax solution. If you need help with your taxes click on the button below to read more about the program and see if you qualify for the program.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Sewing

Learn basic sewing skills in a welcoming atmosphere.

 

Kids Up Front

Take your kids to the latest sporting, art & culture, and recreation events without breaking your budget!

Kits House Book Club

Book Club facilitator Angela Haaf suggests a good read each month followed by a discussion at the monthly Kits House Book Club

Knitting Circles

Knit together with your neighbours to make hats, scarves, socks, and sweaters for the homeless. Beginners welcome!

Men's Monday Meet Ups

Come hang out with other guys to discuss work/life/financial stability solutions.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

 

Learn the practice of mindfulness and navigate life with more ease in this eight week program facilitated by registered psychologist Dr Yaari Dyer. 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighbourhood Small Grants

The 2019 Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) and Greenest City Grant (GCG) applications are now closed.

The 2020 grant cycle will open Tuesday, February 11 and close Monday, April 6, 2020. Project Leaders are encouraged to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline. This will allow the Neighbourhood Grants Committee and Coordinator time to sort out any problems or hiccups with applications prior to final decisions being made.

Sing-A-Long

 

Spend a magical time singing your favourite songs with Earle Peach. Request favourites, learn new ones, harmonize or just trill along with good ole' fashioned fun

 

Multicultural Crochet Meetups

 

 

Come join us at Kits House to learn create and have fun during our Multicultural Crochet Meetups!

 

GTEC Neighbourhood Environmental Education Program

 

A series of evening workshops about key environmental issues. 

 

Westside Community Food Market

 

 

The Westside Community Food Market is a weekly market in the heart of Kitsilano, brought to you by Kitsilano Neighbourhood House & the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC).