2020-21 Annual Report and AGM

SSICS is pleased to present our 2020-21 Annual Report in advance of the Annual General Meeting of Thursday September 30th, 2021. Please view the report for information on the impacts of our more than 40 services across 10 program areas and 9 sites. We are grateful for the enormous support that the Gulf Islands Communities […]

Effective Co-Parenting: Putting Kids First

Fathers’ Wellness Group

This is a group for fathers with children 0-6 years and focusses on fostering father’s wellness, creating a support network, and celebrating the role father’s play in families. We’d love to meet you every Wednesday from 1-2:30pm to come together to learn from each other, strengthen our connections, and share our experiences to build wellness […]

SSICS Annual General Meeting September 30, 2021

Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 3:00 pm Thursday, September 30, 2021 Via Zoom teleconference  RSVP to connect@ssics.ca for the meeting link SSICS provides a broad range of community services in the following areas: Early Childhood, Child/Youth Counselling and Family Development, Adult Counselling and Support, Housing First Shelter and […]

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is for parents, caregivers and children 0-6 yrs. to share in the pleasure and power of songs, rhymes and stories. Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00 on Zoom Sept. 15 – Dec. 1, 2021 Registration is open weekly 250-537-9176 You can register up until 10:00 a.m. each Wed!

Community Kitchen

For Families with Children 0-6 yrs. LETS COOK TOGETHER on ZOOM! Heallthy meals for you and your family Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Sept. 23 – Oct. 27 or Nov. 4 – Dec.9 For Details and Registration Contact FAMILY PLACE 250-537-9176

Mothers Wellness Group

This group is for mothers with infants 0-2 years and focuses on fostering mothers’ wellness by creating resiliency and expanding community connections. Join us on Tuesdays for the opportunity to gather with other mothers, create connections and share experiences to promote Wellness. Our Agenda Nutrition  Examine challenges surrounding nutrition and the importance of nutrition […]

Volunteer opportunities with Special Olympics BC – Salt Spring Island!

Special Olympics BC – Salt Spring Island is looking for volunteers to fill the positions of Local Coordinator and Program Coordinator on our Local Committee. We’re also looking for a head coach for the bocce program, as well as general program volunteers. Come join our joyful community for a life-changing experience helping empower people with […]

Family Place Prenatal Education

For the Third Trimester of Pregnancy 2 Consecutive Classes Sundays – 12:00- 4:00 Sept. 19 & 26 or Oct. 17 & 24 Call 250-537-9176 or familyplace@ssics.ca to register. Angela Flegel, International Childbirth Educator and Doula will be teaching the classes.

A Wheelchair Van for Vesuvius Home

Vesuvius Home is a licensed home facility for five special needs adults. What makes this facility so unique is that these five residents; Joanne, Terry, Chris, Dom and Amy, live as a family in a comfortable wheelchair-accessible house with 24-hour staff provided by Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS). Vesuvius Home is appealing for financial […]