Putting Kids First: Effective Co-Parenting

effective coparenting

6 Weeks Tuesdays 5:30-7:00 PM March 5 – April 9, 2019

Island Infants Drop In Discussion Group

Island Infants Sept.- Oct. 2018

  Mondays 11:00am-1:00pm For Parents and Babies, Newborn 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. Sept. 10- Welcome- Hannah Kahane- Family Place Program Coordinator Sept. 17- Sleep Practices […]

Fall 2018 Prenatal Education

Prenatal Fall 2018

For the Third Trimester of Pregnancy Sat. Oct. 13, 20, and 27 12-4pm Family Place 120 Park Drive 250-537-9176 or familyplace@ssics.ca to register Classes will be led by Angela Flegel, Doula /Childbirth International Educator, and Maryanne Benwood, Family Counselor/Parent Educator. A light lunch is provided.



An attachment-based program to support parents and caregivers of pre-teens and teens. CONNECT addresses the changes & challenges, and helps to keep this relationship strong & positive. RUNS FOR 10 WEEKS Wednesdays October 11th to December 13th 2017 from 6:30-8:00pm at the Core Inn – 2nd floor PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION AND […]

Early Years Network – We Need Your Vote

Early Years Network

The proposal for the Southern Gulf Islands Early Years Network has been submitted to the Island Savings Community Grant Program. Between May 29 and June 23rd there is public voting on eligible grant applications. The 10 organizations that receive the most votes will be reviewed by a selection committee.  On June 29th the winning organization […]



Thousands of Canadians face hunger every year and food banks across the country struggle to keep up with the demand – especially in the summer months. Salt Spring Island Community Services Food Bank and over 120 food banks across the country are coming together in support of the 3rd Annual #EveryPlateFull Campaign taking place May 23 – June 9, […]

Early Years Ride Share Program

Early Years Ride Share

Join the Facebook Group to Participate

Community Car Seat Program 2016

Community Child Car Seat Program

Child Safety Talks at Family Place

Child Safety Talks 2016 Jan-June

Salt Spring Team Focus on Child & Youth Mental Health


Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) will launch the most recent turn in the 25 year evolution of Child and Youth programming with the welcome of Dr. Jessica Moretti to their location on Fulford-Ganges Road, providing child and adolescent psychiatric services as of Friday March 18th. Dr. Moretti is a Royal College of Physicians and […]