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


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 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


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 […]


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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 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 […]

Seniors’ Wellness Excursions – April 2018

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5th – Thursday Crow and Gate Pub If time permits a trip to the Antique Barn may be in store 9th – Monday Sidney Thrift Shop Shopping with lunch at Fish on Fifth **Rain or Shine so brollies and wellies may be in need** 16th – Monday Nanaimo Shopping Lunch at the Nanaimo Bakery This […]

Join us for The Coffee Shop Dialogues About Opioids


Listen & share with others to create greater understanding around opioid use, policy, and the ongoing crisis. Everyone’s voice and experience is a valuable contribution. Opioid overdose deaths in British Columbia have led to the declaration of a public health emergency – but different people hold different views about how to address the emergency in […]

Poverty Reduction Strategy


You are invited to participate in small group discussions to contribute ideas and solutions to help the BC government develop the Poverty Reduction Strategy. The discussions will focus on two key questions: • What are the issues facing you and people living in poverty right now? • What ideas do you have that would help […]