Board of Directors 2012-2013


Left to Right:

Paula Lindner, Patricio Ibarra, Rafael (RJ) Aquino, Julie Linkletter,

Jean Kavanagh, Kenny Diebel, Cassandra Ly, Rico Wen, Abigail Pelaez, (Muriel) Ann Rivard

Absent: Oscar Allueva and Joshua Hergesheimer


On behalf of Collingwood Neighbourhood House and the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood

thank you to all of our directors for their volunteer service on the CNH Board.

This year Kenny Diebel is stepping down after nine years of serving on the CNH Board.

He has demonstrated hard work, dedication and a vision that has helped to improve the

quality of life for Renfrew-Collingwood residents. Thanks Kenny!








Staff Directors Team 

Left to Right:

Michael McLenaghen, Director of Community Services

January Wolodarsky, Director of Community Development

Kulwant Kaur, Director of Operations

Sharon Gregson, Director of Child and Family Development Services

Jennifer Gray-Grant, Executive Director

Paula Carr (absent), Community Strategist for Renfrew-Collingwood Intercultural Development

President's and Executive Director's Report







AGM Minutes



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Collingwood Neighbourhood House Society's

2011-2012 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting.








Financial Report 2012-2013




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    report on Collingwood Neighbourhood House Society's

    Financial Statements as at March 31, 2013.

Program S tatistics





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    Collingwood Neighbourhood House Society's

    2012 - 2013 Program Statistics.




Collingwood Neighbourhood House in Action 







Changing Lives


Here are just three of the many lives we touched this year










What Our Participants Say About Us 


Staff/Contractor Recognition


Over 15 Years




Over 10 Years



Over 5 Years










Collaborative Partners 



We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all of our Collaborative Partners for their time
and expertise in helping serve Renfrew-Collingwood residents and working with us to improve their quality of life.

Art House in The Field Collective
AESHA (An Evaluation of Sex Workers' Health Access)
AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC)
Association of Neighbourhood Houses
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
BC Association of Family Resource Programs
BC Centre for Ability
BC Coalition of Experiential Communities
BC Gymnastics Association
BC Hydro
BC Parks and Recreation Association
BC Society for Children & Youth
Broadway Youth Resource Centre
Burnaby Volunteer Centre
CA Design Group Inc.
Canada Safeway - Kingsway & Tyne
Canadian Diabetes Association
Capilano College
Carleton Elementary School
Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House
Child Care Administrators Network
Children's Festival
City of Vancouver
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC
Coast Mental Health
Cobs Bread
Collingwood Baptist Church
Collingwood Business Improvement Association
Collingwood Community Policing Centre
Collingwood Library
Collingwood Neighbourhood School
Collingwood Pioneers
Columbus Towers
Community Savings
Connect Consortium for ELSA Services
Decoda Literacy Solutions
Early Childhood Educators of BC
East Vancouver Nobody's Perfect Consortium
Eka Cooperative
Elite Landscaping
Engaged Immigrant Youth
Environmental Youth Alliance
Evergreen Community Health Centre
Evergreen Environment Protection Society
Evergreen Foundation
Families Branching Out Consortium
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition
First Lutheran Church
First Nations Parent Club
Food for Families/Warehouse
Fresh Choice Kitchens
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
G&F Financial Group
Government of BC
Government of Canada
Graham Bruce Elementary School
Grandview-Woodland Community Policing Centre
Greater Lower Mainland Regional Table on Homelessness
Green Thumb Theatre
Grenfell Elementary School
Gym Sense Gymnastics
Hastings North Business Improvement Association
Heritage Canada
Highland Gong Society
Housing Foundation of BC
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
HUSTLE-Men on the Move (How U Survive This Life Everyday)
Hybrid Movement
HYDRECS (The BC Hydro Employees' Community Services)
Immigrant Services Society
In the House Festival
Italian Cultural Centre
Joyce Street Area Planning Committee
Kids Up Front Foundation
Kickstart Arts
Killarney Community Centre - Youth Council
Killarney Secondary School
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
Leonie Sandercock, Giovanni Attili & UBC
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
London Drugs
LOVE (Leave Out Violence Everyone)
MAGA (Multicultural Artist Gathering Association)
Metropolis British Columbia (Centre of Excellence)
MOSAIC (Multilingual Orientation Service Association for Immigrant Communities)
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Neighbourhood Matching Funds
New Horizons for Seniors
Nighthoops Basketball
Nootka Elementary School
Norquay Elementary School
Northeast Mental Health
Open Door Group
PACE Society
Pacific Community Resources Society
Paul Dirks Design
PEERS Vancouver
Piano Gallery
Quest Exchange Society
Red Cross - RespectEd
Renfrew Elementary School
Renfrew Library
Renfrew Lions Club
Renfrew Park Community Association
Renfrew Park Community Centre
Renfrew Park Community Centre - Youth Council
Renfrew Ravine Committee
Renfrew-Collingwood Area Services Team
Renfrew-Collingwood Food Security Institute
Renfrew-Collingwood Music Club
Renfrew-Collingwood Seniors' Society
Renfrew-Collingwood Youth Councils
Renfrew-Collingwood Youth Media
Royal Bank
School Age Child Care Association of BC
Simon Fraser University
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
SPARC BC (The Social Planning and Research Council of BC)
Spectrum Society for Community Living
Spread the Paint
St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Elementary School
St. Thomas Anglican Church
Starbucks - Boundary Plaza
Stillmoon Arts Society
SWAN Vancouver Society
Ted X Collingwood
The Alan Cashmore Centre
The Carold Institute
The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society/Community Angel Food Runners Program
Three Links Care Centre
Thunderbird Community Centre
UBC Child Care Services
UBC Community Service Learning
UBC School of Kinesiology
United Way
University of British Columbia
Urban Aboriginal Artist Group
Urban Native Youth Association
Vancity - Collingwood Branch #13 (Community Projects)
Vancity Foundation
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
Vancouver Board of Education
Vancouver Champlain Heights Lions Club
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Vancouver Community College
Vancouver Community Network
Vancouver Film Studios
Vancouver Firefighters Association
Vancouver Food Policy Council
Vancouver Formosa Academy
Vancouver Foundation
Vancouver Fruit Tree Project
Vancouver Native Health Society
Vancouver Office of Cultural Affairs
Vancouver Parks Board and Recreation
Vancouver Police Department
Vancouver Public Library
Vancouver School Board - Engaged Immigrant Youth Program
Vancouver Society of Children's Centres
Vancouver Technical Secondary School
Van East Music Society
Vantage Point
Variety Club
Victoria-Fraserview/Killarney (VFK) Festival Subcommittee
Vista Consortium for Settlement Services
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre
Wilson Heights United Church
Windermere Family of Schools
Windermere Secondary School
Windows of Opportunity Coalition
WISH Drop-in Centre Society
YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association)
Zone 10 Mapping
Zumba Fitness BC