COVID-19 Information Related to The Cridge Centre for the Family

This page will be updated as new information is released. Please check back regularly.

May 15, 2020

While we are all so excited to have some restrictions lifted in the province, please remember that this doesn’t apply to The Cridge Seniors’ Village. As a vulnerable population, they are still unable to have visitors and our building remains closed. We will be working with the health authority to facilitate visits when it is deemed appropriate by Dr. Henry and Minister Dix.

April 6, 2020

Guide to Social Service Providers for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Community Resources during the Pandemic

April 1, 2020

We are accepting applications for childcare spaces for essential workers. Click here for more information.

March 25, 2020

“We invite families and children and ANYONE who wants to, to send a hello, an encouraging note, a photo of artwork they have done, ANYTHING we can print out and put on the meal trays of the seniors we serve who are feeling quite isolated from society at the moment.  Send it to

Pass the request out on your own social media and spread the word – we’ll share with our seniors and we’ll make sure we share with other seniors’ services as well.  Let’s wrap a blanket of care around these precious elders.  Michael Buble shared a quote on his twitter feed: “Your grandparents were asked to go to war,” he says, “and all you’re being asked to do is to sit on the couch.”   Well, it’s time to get up off the couch, get our your pen and your crayons, and bring a smile to someone!”  Shelley Morris, CEO

March 20, 2020

Childcare: Please see the letter sent out to our parents.

March 18, 2020

The BC Ministry of Health developed BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool, that will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19.

March 17, 2020

As of March 13, our Seniors’ Centre is closed to the public. We request all family members to communicate with your loved ones by phone or email. Our goal is to keep them all healthy until the danger of this virus has passed.

March 16, 2020

Please read the Letter to Childcare Providers from the Ministry of Children & Family Development. Please monitor the situation using the links below:

Here is the information about the COVID-19 Response from Family & Social Support Services.

March 13, 2020
Letter from our CEO, Shelley Morris, outlining the steps we have taken.

Information from the Public Health Agency of Canada about How to isolate at home.