Summer Jobs for Youth

Island Community Services is looking to fill the following summer positions for youth. Positions are open to individuals between the ages of 15 to 30. Please note that priority will be given to; youth who have not previously been employed and for whom this would be their first job experience; BIPOC youth; youth with disabilities; […]

11 Acres of Potential

Island Community Services has completed the purchase of a centrally located, 11 acre property on Salt Spring. Situated within walking distance of Ganges amenities and with lengthy frontage on Lower Ganges and Brinkworthy Roads, the property offers potential for both agriculture and housing. Designated as Agricultural Land Reserve, the property at 131 Brinkworthy Road has […]

In From the Cold Online Viewing Opportunity

In From the Cold premiered last month at the Salt Spring Film Festival. It was well received to a full room at the ‘Erskine Theatre’ of the Film Festival at GISS. The film is now being screened in various venues to key audiences through conferences that are instrumental in the allocation of resources and services […]

Spotlight: Community Counselling for Adults

As a complement to private practices and adult mental health services on Salt Spring Island offered through Island Health, community-based counselling for adults has been offered at at Island Community Services since 2019.  Funded through the Community Action Initiative (CAI), in partnership with the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions,  Community Counselling offers free-of-charge, short-term, […]


For Parents with Children Aged 2-10 This course provides education in Triple P basics. It helps parents deal with almost any situation that might come up, in ways that are best suited to their own families. (There are further Triple P sessions that are offered after the basic group to look further into parenting challenges) […]