Youth Services

Youth Drop-In and Programming

SSICS provides a welcoming and supportive environment for youth in grades 6-12 in a three story heritage building in the heart of Ganges, close to schools. The space hosts games, computers, video games, internet access and a big screen TV.  Youth programming is led by a Youth Programming Coordinator and staff for the Youth Drop-In where affordable and healthy food, along with youth activity is available.  Youth may drop in at 134 McPhillips after school and connect with staff or call the Core Inn at (250) 537-9932 for more information.

Youth Counselling

The building aat 134 McPhillips  is also home base to Youth Counselling Services providing advocacy and referral to counsellors and other resources for youth.

Service is provided at 134 McPhillips Avenue in the heart of Ganges.

NOTE:  The McPhillips building has been undergoing renovations during 2020.  Youth Counselling and Drop-In Services are operating in alternative locations for the duration.  Contact information is available through the main office at (250) 537-9971.

The Youth Drop-In is operating in a heavily modified format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please contact SSICS at (250) 537-9971 for details and contact information for Youth Counselling services.

Normally – During the school year the Youth Drop-In is open  Monday-Friday from 3:00pm – 7:00pm.  Youth Counselling Services are available through appointment.

The Drop-In is closed on all statutory holidays