Casual Support Workers

Salt Spring Island Community Services is looking to add  casual workers to our programs supporting adults with Special Needs or Autism in their homes and in their day programming. The positions are on call with no guaranteed hours beyond the training shifts. We are looking for workers who are familiar with an aging population and […]

Seniors’ Van Excursions April, May, 2017

Download  the Seniors’ Excursions Schedule April and May 2017 as PDF APRIL 6 –  Thursday       Nanaimo Shopping/Lunch at the German Bakery Café                            *Was so fabulous we’re doing it again*  10 – Monday        Sidney Thrift Shop Browsing/Lunch at Fish on Fifth or bring your […]

Ready To Rent

Ready to Rent Course March 28

Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express Food Bank Fundraiser Nov 21

Cariboo Express Food Bank Fundraiser

EMERGENCY SHELTER OPENS FOR SEASON

Outreach Building at SSICS

November 1st sees the opening of the ‘In From the Cold’ Emergency Shelter at Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) for the cold weather season. “There is one notable difference this year in our status with BC Housing in that we have been approved for funding every night of the season as we see the need, rather […]

Seniors’ Wellness Excursions December 2016

Seniors' Wellness Excursions Dec 2016

Extreme weather response shelter opens early

The Salt Spring Island Emergency Shelter is open during the storms of October 13,14, 15 due to a BC Housing announcement that funding would be available to open early due to the extreme weather conditions being experienced in the region currently. The shelter is located at the main Salt Spring Island Community Services site at […]

New Suicide Intervention Toolkits Available

Salt Spring Island Youth Suicide Intervention Toolkit

These toolkits were initiated and developed to help parents, caregivers and professionals, like teachers and healthcare providers, reach out to children and youth who may be at risk for suicide on Salt Spring Island as well as for youth themselves.   SALT SPRING ISLAND YOUTH SUICIDE INTERVENTION TOOLKIT A SUICIDE INTERVENTION TOOLKIT FOR PROFESSIONALS ON […]

Meet John Pepper who walked off his Parkinson’s

John Pepper, the maverick South African Parkinson’s disease campaigner, will be on Salt Spring on Thursday September 29 to speak and demonstrate about his unique way of managing Parkinson’s symptoms. This talk will be of interest to those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their care givers, and anyone else who […]

Annual General Meeting

Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Service Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 4:00 pm Thursday, September 29, 2016 Community Gospel Church 147 Vesuvius Bay Road SSICS provides a broad range of community services including early childhood, family development, child and youth mental health, youth drop in, victim services, recycling, community housing and emergency shelter, seniors […]