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.

Saturday Activity Club - A social group for younger children


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

  • Who is it for: Children 5-12 years old with a diagnosed developmental disability. There are two age groups: Children aged 5-8 (morning group), and 9-12 (afternoon group).
  • When: Every Saturday for 2 hours.
  • Where: SHARE’s Family Resource Centre at Mountain View Elementary (Coquitlam).
  • Registration: To be added to the Priority for Services List for individual and group service, please contact your CYSN Social Worker at (236)468-1354.
Group for younger children with special needs

Social Club / Social T - Social groups for youth


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. At least once a month, the youth plan a special themed event.

  • Who is it for: Social Club- Youth aged 8-12 with a diagnosed developmental disability Social T- Youth aged 13-18 with a diagnosed developmental disability.
  • When: Every Friday evening.
  • Where: 2 locations: SHARE’s Mountain View Elementary School site 740 Smith Ave, SHARE’s Lincoln Avenue site, #104-3020 Lincoln Ave.
  • Registration: To be added to the Priority for Services List for individual and group service, please contact your CYSN Social Worker at (236)468-1354.

Super Youth - Skills and Job Training Group for Teens


This is a social/ skills group for youth aged 15-18 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.

  • Who is it for: Youth aged 15 -18 with a diagnosed developmental disability. A moderate knowledge of community safety is also an expectation for participants of this group, as well as a desire to pursue a job or volunteer position.
  • When: Every Monday afternoon (after school). 2 hours per session.
  • Where: Different community sites including SHARE’s Clarke Street site, 2615 Clarke Street, Port Moody, and our Lincoln office site, #104-3020 Lincoln Ave.
  • Registration: To be added to the Priority for Services List for individual and group service please contact your CYSN Social Worker at (236)468-1354.
Youth Skills and Training Group

League of Extraordinary Youth for Youth who are non-binary or who identify as Boys


Boys Groups

League of Extraordinary Youth is a social group for youth who are non-binary or who identify as boys aged 13-18. The focus is on preparing for adulthood, increasing independence and social skills between peers and in the community. There may be opportunities for the group to discuss gender specific issues.

  • Who is it for: Youth ages 13-18 with a diagnosed developmental disability. A moderate knowledge of community safety is also an expectation for participants of this group.
  • When: Every Tuesday evening, 2 hours per session. Some special activities occasionally occur on other days.
  • Where: SHARE’s Lincoln Avenue site, #104-3020 Lincoln Ave., Coquitlam and SHARE’s Mountain View Elementary site.
  • Registration: To be added to the Priority for Services List for individual and group service please contact your CYSN Social Worker at (236)468-1354.

Friendship Circle for Youth who are non-binary or who identify as Girls.


Friendship Circle is a social group for 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 youth in the group explore mentorship and leadership skills with the younger participants. There may be opportunities for the group to discuss gender specific issues.

  • Who is it for: Youth ages 10-18 with a diagnosed developmental disability.
  • When: Wednesday evenings, 2 hours per session.
  • Where: SHARE’s Lincoln Avenue site, #104-3020 Lincoln Ave., Coquitlam.
  • Registration: To be added to the Priority for Services List for individual and group service please contact your CYSN Social Worker at (236)468-1354.
Girls Groups

Skills Club for Youth.

A Saturday Group for youth to work on their skills development. This can include academics, or life skills in the community or at home.

  • Who is it for: Youth ages 9 -18 with a diagnosed developmental disability. There are two age groups: Children aged 9-12 (morning group), and 13 - 18 (afternoon group).
  • When: Every Saturday for 2 hours.
  • Where: SHARE’s Lincoln Avenue site, #104-3020 Lincoln Ave., Coquitlam.
  • Registration: To be added to the Priority for Services List for individual and group service please contact your CYSN Social Worker at (236)468-1354.

How to get more information:

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

Location: SHARE Lincoln Avenue and Mountainview Elementary

Office hours: Varied