Seniors’ Wellness Excursions – June 2018

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JUNE 2018 7th – Thursday Uptown Shopping Victoria Lunch at Sizzling Tandoor North Indian Cuisine served with a smile. This outdoor mall has it all from Walmart to Rogers Chocolates plus so much more! 13th – Wednesday Matix Farm Adrienne’s Tea Garden for Lunch With a sit or walk at Isle View Beach Enjoy our […]

Fentanyl Crisis – Community Events

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  WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! FENTANYL CRISIS COMMUNITY EVENT AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY TUESDAY, MAY 29 2018    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM AT THE CORE INN THURSDAY, MAY 31 2018         11:00AM – 1:00PM Come and join us for an interactive gathering to share and listen with your community members. How have opioids […]

Child Safety Talks at Family Place

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CHILD SAFETY TALKS With the Salt Spring Fire Department Family Place 120 Park Drive 1:00 at Stay and Play Drop-Ins Monthly Topics Thursday, May 31- Poisonous Plants Thursday, June 14- Water Safety

Infant Development Consultant at Family Place

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Do you have questions about your child’s growth and development? Cindy Irwin, Infant Development Consultant from Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health will be visiting Family Place Stay and Play Drop-In June 21

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 […]