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Sharing the Findings: Hidden Homelessness

Sharing the Findings: Hidden Homelessness

Published November 30, 2017

On November 23, over 40 community members and service providers gathered at the Seaside Centre in Sechelt for Sunshine Coast Community Services’ free event, Sharing the Findings: Hidden Homelessness, to find out what was learned in a recent local needs assessment about women fifty and older. Learn More

2018 Annual General Meeting

2018 Annual General Meeting

Published July 19, 2018

Over sixty people, including Board Members, staff, volunteers, members and friends of Sunshine Coast Community Services attended the 2018 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at our Inlet Avenue offices. Learn More

'Speaking Truth to Power' Challenge from International Women's Day Speech

'Speaking Truth to Power' Challenge from International Women's Day Speech

Published March 14, 2019

At the Sunshine Coast Labour Council’s 15th annual International Women’s Day potluck at Roberts Creek Hall on Friday, March 8, Sunshine Coast Community Services' Denise Woodley put out a challenge to those in attendance. Learn More

Women's housing project announced for Sechelt

Women's housing project announced for Sechelt

Published November 25, 2019

As part of today's BC Government announcements for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we are excited to share the news that we are working together with BC Housing to provide 30-35 units of long-term housing for women and children leaving violence. Learn More

SCCSS Awarded 3-Year CARF Accreditation

SCCSS Awarded 3-Year CARF Accreditation

Published February 14, 2018

For the fifth time in a row, the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society (SCCSS) has been awarded a three-year accreditation from the independent, non-profit accreditor of health and human services, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (known as CARF International). Learn More

Move & Play Program to Connect Seniors with Coastal Families

Move & Play Program to Connect Seniors with Coastal Families

Published July 31, 2018

Sunshine Coast Community Services (SCCSS) is launching Move & Play, a new opportunity for seniors to interact and share their skills with children and parents through two SCCSS family resource programs. Learn More

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