Need Help with Taxes?

  Bring all relevant tax documents (T4, T4E, T4A (CERB) etc.) Pick up our intake form (available at reception) If you have a simple tax situation with income of $35,000 or less Drop by SSICS Reception’s office from February 24th, 2021 to April 29th, 2021 9am-4pm Monday to Friday Your completed tax return will be […]


STORY BASKETS, TEA PARTIES and MORE! A time to create with your child and friends on Zoom Tues. Jan. 12 – Feb. 9 Tues. Feb. 16- March 9 1:00-3:00 For Details and to Register please contact: FAMILY PLACE 250-537-9176

Community Kitchen on Zoom

For Families with Children 0-6 yrs. LETS COOK TOGETHER on ZOOM! Heallthy meals for you and your family Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 Jan. 14- Feb. 11 Feb. 18-March 12

Zoom Island Infants Drop-In Discussion Group

Fridays 11:00am-1:00pm For Parents and Babies in their First Year Each week there will be a guest speaker facilitating discussion on health related topics for baby and you. To Register please call or email Family Place 250-537-9176

Salt Spring Commons Welcomes First Tenants

The week leading up to New Year’s Day is a busy one at the new Salt Spring Commons housing development by Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) with 12 families moving into their new homes. The 12 homes represent the completion for occupancy of Phase 1 of the project with Phase II occupancy of a […]

Family Place Prenatal Education

For the Third Trimester of Pregnancy Four Consecutive Saturdays 12:00- 1:00 p.m. January 16, 23, 30, & Febuary 6, 2021 Classes will be offered on ZOOM, the link and password provided upon registration. Call 250-537-9176 or to register


The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is for parents, caregivers, and children 0-6 years old to share together in the pleasure and power of songs, rhymes and stories. Wed.11:00 am – 12:00 p.m. Jan. 13 – March 10 To Register, please call 250-537-9176

2019-20 Annual Report

We are pleased to present our Annual Report documenting our  program impacts from the last fiscal year. It also represents the breadth of the organization and the services provided to our communities. Your continued support for essential services provided through SSICS is appreciated and needed to help our community through these times. With your help, […]

Salt Spring Commons Readies for January Occupancy

October 14, 2020 – A significant milestone in the drive for affordable housing on Salt Spring Island has been achieved with the accepting of applications for the Salt Spring Commons housing development in preparation for January occupancy of the first 12 units of Phase 1. Occupancy permits for the Phase 1 buildings, as well as […]

SSICS AGM October 22, 2020

Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 3:00 pm Thursday, October 22, 2020 Via Zoom teleconference  RSVP to 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 […]