The Hellenic Community of Vancouver is British Columbia’s Greek community. Established in 1927, it serves as a spiritual, cultural and social gathering place for Greeks of Vancouver and has been an integral part of Vancouver’s vibrant history.
The Hellenic Community of Vancouver is home to a variety of other Greek organizations and societies, including the Hellenic Canadian Congress of B.C. and AHEPA. The Hellenic Community of Vancouver o!ers a wide range of programs to both its members and the greater community at large.
The Hellenic Community is a proud supporter of a variety of charities, including the Variety Club Telethon, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, Covenant House and other great causes within the Greater Vancouver region.
The Hellenic Community’s roots first began on Vine and 7th Avenue, in the heart of the Kitsilano neighborhood. As the Greek population began to grow in the 1960s and 1970s, the Hellenic Community expanded and moved to its current location at 4500 Arbutus at Valley
Drive where St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral was built in 1974 and the Hellenic Community Centre was built shortly thereafter in 1977.
1920’s – 60’s