Building Blocks
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The Building Blocks Program is an early intervention home visiting program for first-time parents with children 0-5 years of age.

Building Blocks is a weekly home visiting program designed to support, maintain and enhance individual and family functioning by improving birth outcomes and parenting skills.

  • Enhance child development and provide families with access to early intervention services.
  • Referrals can be made from the last trimester of pregnancy until the baby is 6 months old. Referrals are welcome by self or a service provider as long as the family gives consent.
  • Building Blocks is free and voluntary.

Building Blocks providers are comprised of: Family Support Home Visitors, Public Health Nurse and Social Work consultants. As a team, they offer support by: listening to you and hearing your concerns; giving you encouragement; accompanying you to a variety of appointments; and, by sharing information about community resources, childcare, parenting, health and social issues. Building Blocks provides a weekly drop in for program participants.

Please click on the link for the referral form: referral-form (Word document)


Doreen Macfarlane
Team Leader, Early Childhood Development Team
Aboriginal Child and Family Support Services
717 Princess Avenue Vancouver, BC V6A 3E4
Phone: 604-602-7558 Ext: 142
Fax: 604-602-7559