Ted Talks on Food Waste

Why are we Throwing Away Food that Could Feed People

Matching Funds Fundraiser

Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express

On Monday November 20, the Salt Spring Folk Club presents Barney Bentall and the Cariboo Express at the Fulford Hall and this concert is a fundraiser for the Salt Spring Food Bank. The past success of this popular event and the generous community cash donations and business sponsorships, have motivated the SSFC  to present this […]

Food Affects Everyone

Food Affects Everyone

2nd Annual Youth Craft Fair

2nd Annual Youth Craft Fair

2nd Annual Youth Winter Craft Fair! December 2 & 3 from 11-4 Are you creative? Would you like an opportunity to sell your creations? Here’s your chance!  Sign up for a table at this year’s fair with Angela. Tables will be set up market-style on the 1st floor of the Core Inn. Not quite feeling […]

October Seniors’ Wellness Excursions


5 – Thursday        Point Ellice House and Lunch at Gorge Point Pub Re-scheduled from Aug with preference to those who signed up previously – Price is $10 per person for the tour – please re-book if you still want to attend this excursion 12 – Thursday                 Salt Spring Water Taxi and Lunch on Mayne […]



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 10 WEEKS Wednesdays October 11th to December 13th 2017 from 6:30-8:00pm at the Core Inn – 2nd floor PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION AND […]

Harvest Dinner Fundraiser

Tuesday Market

A Farm to Table benefit dinner on September 23rd at Bullock Lake Farm aims to bolster a program of Salt Spring Island Community Services that provides nutrition to low income families and supports local farmers. Every Tuesday, The Tuesday Farmers Market in Centennial Park sees the Farmers Market Nutritional Coupon Program (FMNCP) in action. It is […]

Second Harvest – Salt Spring Food Recovery

Second Harvest logo

Second Harvest is the new Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) food recovery project initiated with Country Grocer. Thrifty Foods is a welcome new partner and SSICS and SSICS has also received a Victoria Foundation grant directed towards refrigeration and transportation. The project is intended to involve many more community partners and donors in this initiative […]

Annual General Meeting


Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Service Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 4:00 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017 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 […]

Residential Youth Housing Support

We are looking for a  Housing Support Worker to provide supervision for a youth residential service. Responsibilities include monitoring and attending to the well-being and safety of residents and maintaining a comfortable and clean living environment. Submit application to: Johanna Stiver jstiver@ssics.ca