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

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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 […]

Effective Co-Parenting: Putting kids First

Family of mom dad kids face problems as a puzzle seek

This Parent Education program will: Give Information about the needs of parents, children and families coping with separation and divorce; Increase Understanding of the developmental needs of children for self-esteem and security; Offer Skills about managing diverse shared parenting situations; Provide Strategies for improving communication, resolving conflict and managing day to day children’s issues between […]

New Online Community Health Directory Launched

Fetch Saltspring

A new collaboration between island health providers has developed and launched an online directory resource called FETCH – an acronym for “For Everything that’s Community Health”, on Salt Spring Island. The new service available at, FETCH is intended to provide a repository of easy to access information about health and social service related resources […]