Connect with your community through the Christmas Bureau

For over 40 years, Family Services of the North Shore has touched the lives of some of our most vulnerable community members through the Christmas Bureau. This annual program ensures that everyone can celebrate the holiday season, regardless of their financial circumstances. 


Christmas Bureau Launch 2022

Join us at our new location in the Family Services of the North Shore Community Hub, located at Capilano Mall, for our annual Christmas Bureau Launch.  Connect with volunteers, community donors, supporters, and partners. Hear inspiring stories, learn about our programs and opportunities, take a tour of our new home, and enjoy some delicious snacks! Wednesday, October 19, 2022,from 2-4 pm at 935 Marine Drive, NorthVancouver.  Detailed directions provided through the registration link.  Please register by Thursday, October 13.  To register now, click here.

Toy Drive supported by the

Every year, our good friends at the Northshore Auto Mall host the Christmas Bureau Toy Drive. Families, businesses, and community groups drop off new unwrapped gifts for children and teenagers in need.

Join us on Sunday, December 4 and anytime between 12:00 and 4:00 pm at Park Shore BMW in the Northshore Auto Mall. For more information, please contact our Christmas Bureau 604-984-9627.

The Northshore Auto Mall has generously pledged to match all Toy Drive donations made, up to $10,000.   Toy Drive donations go directly toward purchasing toys and gifts for children and teens, to ensure vulnerable North Shore families can share in the joy of the holidays with presents under the tree.To make your donation, please click the button below.

Donate to the Toy Drive


Community Pop-ups 

This year, our Christmas Bureau is popping up across the North Shore on Saturday afternoons!  Volunteers will be on site at our Pop-ups to answer questions, provide information, accept donations, and will have an amazing supply of  the incredible handmade hearts, fabric shopping totes, and other items for purchase.  The Pop-ups take place every Saturday in November and December 3, 2022 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.  Please follow us on social media for specific locations each week, or contact us directly at the Christmas Bureau 604-984-9627, for more information.