Latest News

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 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

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

Arrowhead Clubhouse - new structures in 2021

Arrowhead Clubhouse - new structures in 2021

Published March 24, 2021

Arrowhead Clubhouse is evolving to “future-proof” this essential frontline service. A special joint announcement from Arrowhead Clubhouse and SCCSS. 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

A Warm Thank You from Sunshine Coast Food Bank

A Warm Thank You from Sunshine Coast Food Bank

Published January 15, 2019

The Sunshine Coast Food Bank's Food Security Lead, Norm Blair, offers a warm thank you for the community's support and donations that offered nourishment that goes beyond the food we provide. 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