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Single Mothers' Services & Mentorship Programs

Support Group for Single Mothers of Children on the Autism Spectrum

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The YWCA of Metro Vancouver and Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) have partnered to deliver a peer support group for single mothers of children on the Autism Spectrum.

*Special note: due to COVID-19 the group is currently meeting online via Zoom until further notice


This FREE program offers a friendly, supportive space where women can share experiences, information and resources unique to being a single mother of children on the Autism Spectrum. The group will also include workshops dealing with topics such as self advocacy, self-care and parenting.

Free child-minding will be provided by volunteers experienced in caring for children with Autism, provided and screened by PAFN. Please note the support ratio will be 1:2 and 1:1 supports will not be available, however children who would like to bring additional support workers are welcome.

Refreshments provided.

Meeting Frequency

Two Saturdays a month from 10 am to noon.

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Support Group for Single Mothers of Children on the Autism Spectrum is located at
3688 Cessna Drive
Richmond, BC
Janice Lee (Program Manager)

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