Food Bank Additional Hours this week

For those that could not make it to the food bank in the snow Tuesday Feb 28, we will be open on Thursday, March 2 between 12pm – 3:45pm.

‘In From The Cold’ at the Salt Spring Film Festival

  Premiering at the Salt Spring Film Festival on March 5, 2023, 2:30 PM Produced by Salt Spring Island Community Services and made possible with the generous funding of SPARC BC, In From the Cold invites viewers into the worlds of the people living homeless or insecurely housed on Salt Spring Island. Residents and service providers on […]

Special Meeting on the Community Social Services Tentative Agreement

Tentative agreement reached for Community Social Services

February 6, 2023 The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) has reached a tentative agreement with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA). This agreement covers 17,000 workers in the sector, with nine unions, including about 1,500 HEU members. Representatives on the bargaining committee from every union unanimously support the tentative agreement. The HEU Provincial […]


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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) […]

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is an interactive program for parents and children, birth to 5 years to share in the pleasure and power of songs, rhymes and stories. Come join us for Songs, Rhymes and Stories! Thurs.10:30 am – 12:00 p.m. Jan. 19 – Mar. 16, 2023 Salt Spring Public Library For more info: […]

Island Infants Circle

Family Place Mondays 11:00am-1:00pm For Parents and Babies in the First Year Come create a circle of support with other parents! Jan.2 -closed Jan. 9- Parents Wellness Check- in- Maryanne Benwood, Family Advancement Counsellor Jan.16-Ages and Stages of Development- Cindy Irwin, Infant Development Consultant, Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health Jan.23- Reproductive Health- Angela Flegel, […]

Family Place Prenatal Education

Family Place Prenatal Education For the Third Trimester of Pregnancy Two Consecutive Sundays, 12:00- 4:00p.m. January 15 & 22, 2023 With Angela Flegel, Childbirth International Educator and Doula 250-537-9176 or to register All Community Services are free of charge

It’s Giving Tuesday 2022

After Black Friday & Cyber Monday – comes Giving Tuesday! Join the movement dedicated to giving back.  Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity movement and a National Giving Day in Canada.  You can read all about it here at Giving Tuesday unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and […]