SHARE Community Living Program

SHARE Community Living groups for children and youth not only provide learning opportunities, develop motor and life skills, but also enables each child to experience interaction and a connection with their peers, in a safe environment that teaches appropriate social practice.

Community Living Program offers a variety of weekly groups for ages 5 – 18 years, as well as Individual Support services.

Activity Club - Group for younger children with special needs

Youth Workers provide activity-based learning opportunities to help develop age-appropriate social, motor and life skills

  • Who is it for: children aged 5-8, and 9-12.
  • When: Once a week.
  • Where: SHARE’s Family Resource Centre at Mountain View Elementary (Coquitlam).
  • Registration: Referrals to the individual and Group Service must be made by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. You may contact them at: 604-528-3950.
Group for younger children with special needs

Activity Club "Special T" - Group for children and youth with special needs


Group for children and youth with special needs

Youth Workers provide activity-based learning opportunities to help develop age-appropriate social, motor and life skills. Once a month Youth plan a larger activity such as a dance or special party. 

  • Who is it for: children and youth 8-18 years old.
  • When: Every Friday, 24 hours per session
  • Where: 2 locations: SHARE’s King Edward Street site, #200-25 King Edward Street, Coquitlam and SHARE’s Mountain View Elementary site
  • Registration: Referrals to the individual and Group Service must be made by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. You may contact them at: 604-528-3950.

Youth Skills and Training Group "Super Youth"


This is a social group for youth aged 16-18 years old. The focus is on learning about skills building resources and volunteer training in the surrounding community. The group makes appearances at various community events to take on supervised leadership and peer modelling roles.

  • Purpose: Youth Workers support youth to explore skills and education opportunities in preparation for job or volunteer possibilities in the future.
  • Who is it for: Open to youth 16 -18 years old with, but not limited to, Asperger’s Syndrome, high functioning Autism and a diagnosed mild developmental disability. A moderate knowledge of community safety is also an expectation for participants of this group.      
  • When: Every Tuesday after school. 2 hours per session.
  • Where: SHARE’s Clarke Street site, 2615 Clarke Street, Port Moody.
  • Registration: Referrals to the individual and Group Service must be made by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. You may contact them at: 604-528-3950.
Youth Skills and Training Group

Boys Group


Boys Groups

Boys Group is a social group for male youth aged 15-18 years old. The focus is on preparing for adulthood, increasing independence and social skills between peers and in the community.

  • Purpose: Youth Workers support youth to achieve their life and social skills in anticipation for adulthood.
  • Who is it for: open to males 15-18 years old with, but not limited to, Asperger’s Syndrome, high functioning Autism and a diagnosed mild developmental disability.
  • When: Tuesday evenings. Some special outings on Saturday as well.
  • Where: SHARE’s King Edward Street site, #200-25 King Edward Street, Coquitlam.
  • Registration: Registration: Referrals to the individual and Group Service must be made by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. You may contact them at: 604-528-3950.

Girls Group

Girls Group is a social group for female youth ages 10-18 years old. The focus is on preparing for adulthood, increasing independence and social skills between peers and in the community. Older girls in the group explore mentorship and leadership skills with the younger participants. There are also opportunities for the group to discuss gender specific issues.

  • Purpose: Youth Workers support youth to achieve their life and social skills in anticipation for adulthood.
  • Who is it for: open to females 10-18 years old with, but not limited to, Asperger’s Syndrome, high functioning Autism and a diagnosed mild developmental disability.
  • When: Wednesday evenings, 2 hours per session.
  • Where: SHARE’s King Edward Street site: #200 - 25 King Edward St. Coquitlam
  • Registration: Referrals to the individual and Group Service must be made by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. You may contact them at: 604-528-3950.
Girls Groups

How to get more information:

If you have any questions please contact Ross Renaud – supervisor – 604.529.5121

Location: SHARE King Edward
SHARE Clarke St, and Mountainview Elementary

Office hours: Varied