Trish Nobile – 40 Years of Dedication

Longtime Island Community Services employee Trish Nobile retires this month after dedicating 40 years to supporting Island youth and their families. Trish began working at Island Community Services in 1983 supporting youth at GIPSY (Gulf Islands Program Serving Youth), an alternative high school program, and then worked for many years as a School-based Youth and […]

Christmas Feast for Teens

Christmas Feast for Teens 4: 00 – 7:00 PM December 20 @The Core 134 McPhillips Avenue Games / Music / Dinner Free for Youth

Polar Express & Gingerbread for Teens

Polar Express and Gingerbread Delight for Teens 3:30 – 6:30 PM December 7 @The Core 134 McPhillips Avenue  

The Core – Youth Center Parent Survey

Greetings from The Youth Center at The Core We are excited to announce that we are in the midst of designing fresh and engaging programs and activities at our Youth Center. To ensure that our initiatives align with the community’s needs and preferences, we highly value your input. Your feedback as parents and guardians is […]

Hunger Count 2023

The Food Banks Canada Hunger Count report, an annual assessment of Food Bank usage,  was released last week with shocking findings.  According to the report, in March of 2023, there were almost 2 million visits to food banks across Canada representing a 32 percent increase over 2022, the largest increase ever seen and the highest […]