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 […]

Infant Development Consultant at Family Place

Cindy Irwin Visits

Monthly Visits by Infant Development Consultant Cindy Irwin from the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health

Child Safety Talks at Family Place

Child Safety Talks 2016 Sept - Dec (2)

Monthly Topics with the Salt spring Fire Department at Stay & Play Drop-in  

Early Years Ride Share Program

Early Years Ride Share

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Family Place Prenatal Education

Prenatal Sept 2016

Saturdays October 1 and October 8th

Salt Spring Commons

A community of affordable family homes developed by Salt Spring Island Community Services A Salt Spring Island Community Services affordable family housing project that has its roots dating back decades is poised ready for launch of the development with an injection of new funding and the hurdling of some complex bureaucratic tangles over the last […]

Latest homeless count shows 82 people finding shelter on derelict boats or in the bush

Conflicts between Salt Spring Island property owners and homeless people rising, says social service provider Latest homeless count shows 82 people finding shelter on derelict boats or in the bush By Chad Pawson, CBC News Posted: Jun 12, 2016 7:00 AM PTLast Updated: Jun 12, 2016 7:00 AM PT The number of people camping in the […]

CALL Out! For LGBT2Q+ Youth

Call out on Salt Spring Island

The C.A.L.L. Out! Project is a capacity building and wellness initiative that seeks to create more welcoming and inclusive communities for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Two-Spirit & Queer youth across BC by strengthening their existing support networks. Monday June 27th

Point-In-Time Homeless Count Report

Point-In-Time Homeless Count

On the night of February 10, 2016 there were at least 83 people experiencing homelessness on Salt Spring Island.  The seasonal emergency shelter on Salt Spring Island ended the 2015/16 winter season and closed on March 6, 2016.  As of that date 2400 people had accessed shelter services with an average of 20 people per […]