In just a few days The Pacific Autism Family Centre is slated to finally open doors in Richmond.
The project has been years in the making and with the completion nearing, co-founder Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia is reflecting back on all the hard work to make it possible.
“There’s hundreds if not thousands of volunteers who have worked on this project for over nine years.” said Cocchia.
Every square inch of the state-of-the-art facility was carefully planned to ensure that patients experience the best care possible.
The lighting, flooring, and colour designs all provide for a calm and soothing atmosphere.
In addition, the facility will have two playgrounds which were implemented with the advice of board certified behaviour specialists to make it as interactive as possible for the kids.
An estimated 56,000 people in British Columbia affected by autism will have access to the latest technology and research when the centre opens up on November 9th at 1001 Hudson Ave.