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Family and Indigenous Early Years

Aboriginal Infant Development Support Workers Program

The Aboriginal Infant Development Workers support Indigenous families with children from birth to three years who are at risk of or already have a delay in development. It is our mission to provide support for families with Indigenous children through:

  • Fostering and nurturing a safe and healthy family environment between families and community services

  • Empowering families to become active participants in the community 

The Aboriginal Infant Development Program can offer unique programs to help further your baby’s skills, abilities and wellness through:

  • Nobody’s Perfect Parenting

  • Aboriginal Parent-Child Mother Goose

  • Circle of Security Parenting Program

  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire

  • Infant Massage

The benefits for parent and child:

  • Get to meet other families in the Vancouver community

  • One to one consultation with the AIDP support worker

  • Home visits

  • Informal assessment of child and family needs that are culturally sensitive and meaningful

  • Support positive parent-child relationships

  • Cultural knowledge and activities

  • Provide appropriate referrals when necessary or as requested

Contact us

717 Princess Avenue

Vancouver, BC V6A 3E4



Team Leader Doreen MacFarlane: ext. 132

AIDP Home visitor Lorinda Seto: ext. 134

AIDP Home visitor Cindy Pete: ext. 133