Salt Spring Emergency Shelter to Open Year Round

November 1 of this year will mark the opening of the year-round overnight Emergency Shelter on Salt Spring. BC Housing confirmed with Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) that funding had been granted for a twelve month Emergency Shelter advancing from the ‘seasonal’ status of the shelter in past years that ran from Nov 1 […]

Chronic Pain Self Management

Island Infants Fall 2019

Parent – Child Mother Goose Fall 2019

Community Kitchen at Family Place 2019

Prenatal Education Fall 2019

Salt Spring Commons Ground Breaking Ceremony

24 much-needed new affordable rental homes on Salt Spring were officially announced by the BC Government at a ground-breaking ceremony July 16, 2019 for the Salt Spring Commons. “We are working with partners to deliver affordable housing on Salt Spring Island and throughout the province, so people can stay in the communities they choose to […]

Harvest – SSICS Food Security Programs

Seniors’ Wellness Van Excursions – February, 2019

Sunday, Feb 10th  – Ring in the Chinese New Year at the Gate of Harmonious Interest! Celebrate the year of the Pig with festivities including the Chinese Lion Dance Parade, cultural performances and a Kung Fu demonstration! We’ll lunch on Chinese food, maybe even dim sum! We’ll need to bring comfy chairs….Please note that ferry fees apply. […]

Salish Eagle Crew Supporting the Food Bank

The Salt Spring Island Community Services run Food Bank received $515 that the staff on the Long Harbour – Tsawassen ferry collected by doing Christmas baking and selling it to each other. They also collected 117 pounds of non-perishable food. From left to right, BC Ferries’ Salish Eagle crew members Corina Walde, Jennifer Lewington, Annika […]