For general inquiries, please call our main switchboard number at (604) 254-2551 or E-mail at

💻 Office Hours
Regular Office Hours
Sunday & Holidays 日&祝日Office Closed 定休日
Monday 月9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 火9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 水9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 木9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 金9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 土9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Summer Office HoursEffective: June 19 - Sep 9, 2022
Monday-Friday9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & HolidaysCLOSED
📖 Library Hours
Regular Opening hours 開館時間
Sunday & Holidays 日&祝日Library Closed 休館日
Monday 月9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Tuesday 火
Wednesday 水
Thursday 木
Friday 金
Saturday 土
Summer Library HoursEffective: June 19 - Sep 9, 2022
Monday-Friday9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & HolidaysCLOSED

Visit Us in Person

Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall 
487 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1C6
Children’s World Daycare and Preschool 
475 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1C6

🌎 Map
🚎 Transit Access

Use Translink Trip Planner to find trip itineraries and the transit services to VJLS-JH.

Bus from Expo Line Granville or Canada Line Vancouver City Centre Stations (🚎10 min):
Route 4 Powell or 7 Nanaimo Stn – Get off at  T  [#50426] Dunlevy Ave
Route 14 Hastings, 16 29th Ave Stn or 20 Victoria – Get off at  T  [#50936] Jackson Ave

Bus from Expo Line Main Street-Science World Station (🚎10 min + 🏃10 min):
Route 3 or 8 Downtown – Get off at  T  [#50185] E Hastings at Main, go north on Main St for 3 blocks, turn right onto Alexander. 750m walk.

Bus from Expo Line Millennium Line Commercial-Broadway Station (🚎20 min):
Route 20 Downtown – Get off at  T  [#50506] Jackson Ave

Canada Line Expo Line SeaBus West Coast Express (🏃15-20 min)
1.4km walk from Waterfront Station via Cordova Exit, Water St and Alexander St.

🚘 Parking Access お車をご利用の方
Number of visitor and street parking spaces are limited, therefore, we recommend the use of public transit during weekday working hours.

Underground Parking is available for drop-off and pick-up on weekdays. No public parking is available on Saturday.
No-time Limit Parking Meters located on 500 Alexander St and 300 Railway St. Meters accept coins, credit cards or PayByPhone.
Free Street Parking is available. Check for any restrictions before parking.
Passenger Zone located near the front doors may be used to load or unload passengers for up to 3 minutes.
Pay Parking: Visit Parkopedia to find nearby public parking.

Contact Us

📧 Open Contact Form
You may also reach us by sending an E-mail to or by calling 604-254-2551.

Title/DepartmentNameTel: (604) 254-2551
Fax: (604) 254-9556
VJLS-JH Office
General Inquiries
Yumi Kawaoka
Extension: 101
CW Daycare Classroom
Classroom Direct
For Parents - Extension: 106
CW Preschool Classroom
Classroom Direct
For Parents - Extension: 107
CW Toddler Classroom
Classroom Direct
For Parents - Extension: 110
CW Director
Children's World Inquiries
Daycare/Preschool Waiting List
Mitsuru Haga-Bronstyn
芳賀 満
Extension: 102
Vancouver Japanese Language School Inquiries
Kiyoko Fujii
Extension: 104
Facility Manager
Rental Inquiries
Luke Chuang
Extension: 105 (英語)
Rental Queries: Rental Inquiry Form
Senior Accountant
Payment inquiries
Andrew Young
Extension: 111
People and Culture Coordinator
People and Culture コーディネーター
HR Inquiries
Mika Kobayashi Embury
Extension: 108
Communications Coordinator
Communications コーディネーター
Media Inquiries
Chiaki Yamada
山田 千晶
Extension: 109
Executive Director
Darius Maze
Extension: 103