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BC Poverty Reduction Plan, TogetherBC, Released

BC Poverty Reduction Plan, TogetherBC, Released

Published March 21, 2019

British Columbia’s first poverty reduction strategy, entitled TogetherBC, was released this week and sets a goal to reduce overall poverty in our province by 25% and child poverty by 50% by 2024. Learn More

The Family Place Christmas Party - Wednesday, 18 December

The Family Place Christmas Party - Wednesday, 18 December

Published December 3, 2019

Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6... join us to celebrate the holidays at our Family Christmas Party!
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Keeping People Housed to Launch in August

Keeping People Housed to Launch in August

Published August 3, 2018

In response to recommendations from community members at the BC Poverty Reduction Meeting hosted by Sunshine Coast Community Services (SCCSS) in March, SCCSS, Sunshine Coast Credit Union and The Co-operators have come together to create a new service that will play a role in addressing the key issue brought up across the province: housing. Learn More

Children's Festival & Duck Pluck Returns June 15

Children's Festival & Duck Pluck Returns June 15

Published April 24, 2019

The Children's Festival and Duck Pluck returns on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Dougall Park from 10am - 2pm. This year's event will feature the musical talents of JUNO-nominated Will Stroet of Will's Jams, Graham Walker and Mr. Doug. In additional, there will be face painting, a dress up box & photo booth, storytime with local author Sarah Joseph and a teddy bear hospital! Learn More

Community Outlines Coast Poverty Strategy for BC Government

Community Outlines Coast Poverty Strategy for BC Government

Published March 13, 2018

What are the issues facing you and your neighbours in poverty right now? What would work to help you and other community members get out of poverty? These were the two questions asked of Sunshine Coast residents at the Sunshine Coast Poverty Reduction Strategy meeting at Roberts Creek Community Hall on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Learn More

Community Dialogue Generates Housing Questions

Community Dialogue Generates Housing Questions

Published August 21, 2018

 On Thursday, September 20, over 70 Sunshine Coast residents generated tough questions for upcoming All Candidates meetings in a Community Dialogue on Housing at Roberts Creek Hall as part of the Local Government and Housing series. Download the questions and election toolkit. Learn More

Grand Opening - The Family Place, Sechelt

Grand Opening - The Family Place, Sechelt

Published September 25, 2019

Join us this Saturday, 28th September from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for the Grand Opening of The Family Place. The event will feature fun-filled activities, homemade soup and cake as well as a musical performance by Mr Doug and rock painting with local artist Nurit Weiss! Learn More

Nutrition Consultations Now Available at Food Bank

Nutrition Consultations Now Available at Food Bank

Published May 24, 2018

As of May 2018, Nutritionist Lynn Grossutti offers no-cost nutritional advice at the Sunshine Coast Food Bank twice a month on Wednesdays. Learn More

Community Garden

Community Garden

Published July 18, 2017

Our Community Gardens are in full bloom! For information on garden box rentals, please call 604-885-5881.