What's on this month

What's happening at Community Services this month? There's always a lot going on with over 30+ programs that serve the community!

In addition to our regular programming, here's a list of upcoming events. If you would like more information about any of our programs and services, contact 604-885-5881 to speak to our Client Navigator or email navigator@sccss.ca - they will help find the right resources for you!


Bellies and Babies / Parent-Tot Drop-In

For regular Bellies and Babies scheduling, click here. For regular Parent-Tot Drop-In scheduling, click here.

Child Care Resource and Referral

Stop by our child friendly office — there is a play area for the children — and find out how the Child Care Resource and Referral Program can support you. For more regular operating hours in Sechelt and Gibsons, click here. For more detailed information or register for events, visit coastccrr.ca, email coastccrr@sccss.ca or call 604-885-5657.

Sunshine Coast Food Bank & Food Security Programs

Food is distributed to our customers on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 5:30 pm. Will it be your first time accessing the Food Bank? Check here for details on what to bring for your first visit. For more information call 604-885-5881 ext. 240 or email scfoodbank@sccss.ca.

WHEN: Wednesdays 10:00am - 5:30 pm
WHERE: 5657 Lamprey Lane, Sechelt

Budget Conscious Cooking Classes

Join our unique, intimate, Budget Conscious Cooking Classes with chef and nutritionist Andrea Potter! Learn new recipes and skills to create fun and fabulous dishes which are easy on the wallet. Everyone is welcome! Pre-registration is required. Participants can register for one or more of the sessions. Register today at eventbrite.ca or contact Chris Hergesheimer. Email: chergesheimer@sccss.ca or tel: 604-865-0190.

  • APRIL 1: Potatoes class
  • APRIL 21: Power breakfasts
  • APRIL 28: Healthier baking
  • MAY 12: Fish for dinner
  • MAY 26: Seasonal soups

WHERE: Rockwood Centre, 511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt.
WHEN: Friday evenings, 6:00 - 8:00 pm during April and May.
COST: FREE! Only six spots are available for each class, so be quick!

Arrowhead Clubhouse

Arrowhead Clubhouse is a place where people living with mental illness can come to learn skills, get support and build relationships in a safe, stigma-free environment. 

OPEN: Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 3.30 pm
CLOSED: Saturday and Sunday

Additionally, we are able to offer support to our members by phone 604-865-0471, by e-mail fhatton@sccss.ca, and via our Arrowhead Reception Facebook page - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Community Services Thrift Store

At the Community Services Thrift Store, you can find all sorts of gems! We are a social enterprise and not-for-profit and operate with the dedication of volunteers. Every dollar at our Thrift store goes directly toward supporting SCCSS programs and participants.

WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and holidays
WHERE: 731 North Road, Gibsons.

Youth Programs

The Youth Outreach program works to increase youth safety by connection and referring youth to local resources, focusing on risk reduction and providing the community with a broader understanding of youth issues.

Gender Diverse Network

The Gender Diverse Network (GDN) is a monthly therapeutic drop-in for those who identify or question whether they fall within the gender diverse spectrum (transgender, nonbinary, genderfluid, etc.). The GDN is a multi-generational group open to people aged 16+ to connect with others, give and share information, and seek support. If you’re under 16 and seeking resources, please feel free to contact Shayne (see below). The drop-in is on the second Thursday of every month.

WHEN:  Second Thursday of every month, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
WHERE:  Sechelt Youth Centre - 5538 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt.
 Contact Shayne for more details at 604-865-0812 or email sforster@sccss.ca.

Queer Youth Drop-In

A chance to hang out, have fun and get to know your community! This event is held on the fourth Thursday of every month at Sechelt Youth Centre and food is always provided. For more information, contact the Youth Outreach team on Instagram @SCyouthoutreach or call/text 604-865-0178.

WHEN:  Fourth Thursday of every month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
WHERE:  Sechelt Youth Centre - 5538 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt.
COST:  There is no cost to attend.