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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

Volunteer & Donor Appreciation Dinner

Volunteer & Donor Appreciation Dinner

Published June 22, 2018

SCCSS honoured those who have generously contributed towards an engaged, healthy and thriving Coast at the Volunteer and Donor Appreciation Dinner on July 12. Learn More

COVID-19: Updates

COVID-19: Updates

Published July 9, 2021

Community Services is here for you. All of our programs have been modified so we can continue to provide support to the community. Learn More

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

Community Services receives $250K grant to build commercial kitchen

Community Services receives $250K grant to build commercial kitchen

Published January 20, 2021

Community Services has received a Capital Gaming Grant from the BC Government Ministry of Municipal Affairs. This grant of $250,000 will be a game-changer for people in our community struggling with poverty and food insecurity. Learn More

Keeping People Housed Walk-In Sessions

Keeping People Housed Walk-In Sessions

Published August 15, 2018

Starting August 29, SCSSS will be holding drop-in information sessions every Wednesday afternoon for people interested in learning more about the Keeping People Housed program. Learn More

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

SEED a Success at Arrowhead Clubhouse

SEED a Success at Arrowhead Clubhouse

Published August 23, 2018

Arrowhead Clubhouse, Sunshine Coast Community Services and Vancouver Foundation partnered to develop and implement SEED (Skills Enhancement for Employment and Development) as part of a pilot project until 2019. Learn More

SCCSS Uses Food to Build Health, Community

SCCSS Uses Food to Build Health, Community

Published January 2, 2019

In the fall of 2017, Sunshine Coast Community Services Society applied and was accepted into the Good Food Organizations (GFO) program offered by Community Food Centres Canada. In doing so, our organization became one of over 100 Good Food Organization members across Canada working toward a healthy and fair food system. Learn More