Spotlight – Child, Youth, and Family Services

Located across a range of sites, Child, Youth and Family Services of SSICS represents a broad array of programs and services well integrating into the community.  Locations include the Main Building at 268 Fulford-Ganges, The Core-Inn Youth Drop-In and Youth Services at 134 McPhillips Ave, Family Place on Park Drive, GISS, Outer Gulf Islands, RCMP […]

Housing and Employment Crisis – How to Help

It’s not news that Salt Spring Island is facing a housing crisis growing increasingly urgent and contributing to a heightened labour shortage on Salt Spring Island.  SSICS has not been immune to the impacts of these challenges and is facing an unprecedented number of vacant positions within the agency. Lack of housing is increasingly cited […]

Change of the Guard

Seasons turn and things evolve at SSICS.  Meet some of the new personalities on the leadership team. Kyla Duncan is the new Clinical Supervisor and has been part of the SSICS team since 2016 In various roles, most recently as our Youth and Family Substance Use Counsellor. Youth and Family Services covers a broad array […]

Shelter Support Worker

Full or Part time /  Day, Evening or Night $21.63-22.68/hour Overnight $19.66-20.62/hour The Shelter Support Worker is part of the team running the Shelter. Responsibilities include ensuring safety and compliance with shelter rules The worker maintains a welcoming environment by engaging in positive and supportive interactions with shelter users. They will assist in case planning […]

Shelter stance altered

HOUSING Emergency facility to remain open through March 2023 BY EMELIE PEACOCK DRIFTWOOD STAFF See more stories at Gulf Island Driftwood BC Housing has confirmed that Salt Spring’s emergency shelter will not close later this year as previously announced. In April the housing agency stated it would no longer fund the shelter, operated by Salt […]