Seniors’ Wellness Excursions – May, 2018

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3rd – Thursday Duncan Shopping and Lunch at the Garage 9th – Wednesday Ogden Seawall walk and Lunch at Ogden Point Café This is a “walking” trip but those that wish to just sit in the café can do so 14th – Monday Chinatown/ValueVillage and Lunch at The Swan Pub Come try out the pubs […]

16th Annual Golf tournament

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  Choices and Friends day programs are raising funds to provide recreational activities for adults with special needs living on Salt spring Island. 9 Hole Texas Scramble at the SSI Golf and Country Club. Novice and expert players welcome.

Salt Spring Commons One Step Closer

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The Salt Spring Commons housing project by Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) is poised shovel ready with the approval of the development permit by the Local Trust Committee last week. With approval for town water hookups years ago, the project hurdles one of the major obstacles of present day affordable housing developments. “We’re very […]

New Youth Council Takes Lead on Annual Youth Week Celebration

 Community partners across Salt Spring Island are, once again, joining to support the youth of Salt Spring Island during the 24rd Annual BC Youth Week, running May 1 – 7. Salt Spring Community Services with the Core Inn, along with PARC and the Rainbow Road Pool and the Salt Spring Island Library are joining to […]

Salt Spring Youth Council Photo Contest

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We are inviting youth between the ages of 12 – 18 to submit photos! * Youth may enter one photo per category * Submit hi-res photographs to ssiyouthcouncil@ssics.ca to be printed * Photos must be 1600 x 1200 pixels (min) * Provide a title for each photo submitted * Provide name & best way to […]

Point-In-Time Homeless Count 2018

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The numbers are in for the 2018 Point-In-Time Homeless Count on Salt Spring Island. The count is evidence of an alarming increase in the number of homeless individuals counted on the island between the count of February 2016 and that of March, 2018. A total of 131 individuals reflects a 58% increase since the 2016 […]

CHILD SAFETY TALKS

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With the Salt Spring Fire Department Family Place 120 Park Drive 1:00 at Stay and Play Drop-Ins

Family Place Prenatal Education

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For the Third Trimester of Pregnancy A Free Program on 3 Consecutive Saturdays May 19, 26, and June 5, 2018 12-4pm Light lunch provided Family Place 120 Park Drive 250-537-9176 or familyplace@ssics.ca to register

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is a drop-in for parents, caregivers, and young children, birth to 6 years old to focus on the pleasure and power of sharing rhymes, songs and stories. Please join us for Singing, Snacks and Story time! Wed.10:30 am – 12:00 p.m. April 18–June 20, 2018 Salt Spring Public Library A […]

Island Infants Drop In Discussion Group

Island Infants Drop In Discussion Group Mondays 11am-1pm For Parents and Babies, prenatal to one year Each week there will be a guest speaker facilitating health related topics. Following the discussion there will be social time and a light lunch. Child minding for older toddlers is available. April 9- Maryanne Benwood, Family Counselor- “And Baby […]