Fall 2018 Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

2018 Fall Mother Goose

  PARENT- CHILD MOTHER GOOSE PROGRAM The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is a drop-in for parents, caregivers, and young children, birth to 6 years old to focus on the pleasure and power of sharing songs, rhymes and stories. Please join us for Singing, Rhymes, Snacks and Stories! Wed.10:30 am – 12:00 p.m. Sept. 19- Nov. […]

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.

CONNECT – For Parents and Caregivers of Pre-teens and Teens


CONNECT 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 9 WEEKS Thursdays October 4th to November 29th 2018 From 6:00-7:30 pm at the Core Inn – 2nd floor PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE PROGRAM […]

Annual General Meeting September 27th


Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Service Society 4:00 pm Thursday, September 27, 2018 Community Gospel Church 147 Vesuvius Bay Road   AGM agenda includes reports from the Chair, Treasurer and Executive Director and election of Directors. All residents of the Southern Gulf Islands are welcome to attend.  Only paid members may vote.  Annual membership […]

Seniors’ Wellness Excursions – July 2018

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5th – Thursday Blue Grouse Winery in Cowichan Valley – Tasting and Tour $10 each Blue Grouse Estate is comprised of 65 acres tucked away on a sunny Vancouver Island slope in the Cowichan Valley, named from a Salishan First Nations word meaning “the warm land”. 11th – Wednesday Gabriel’s Café in Nanaimo They are […]

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


  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

child safety spring 2018

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


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