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.

Supported Child Development Program

Supported Child Development event and Child Care Resource and Referrals presents Coaching Caregivers, hosted by world-renowned therapist and teacher, Kim Barthel. This two-day workshop focuses on essential coaching skills for effective communication with caregivers and building alliances with non-professionals who play a significant role in children's lives. 

WHEN:  August 12-13, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. 
WHERE:  Seaside Centre - 5790 Teredo St, Sechelt.
DETAILS:  Free to attend. Registration is required, email coastccrr@sccss.ca or call 604-885-5657 for more information. 

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

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 connecting and referring youth to local resources, focusing on risk reduction and providing the community with a broader understanding of youth issues.

Gender Diverse Network (GDN)

The Gender Diverse Network (GDN) is a monthly peer-led drop-in for those who identify or question whether they fall within the gender-diverse spectrum (transgender, nonbinary, genderqueer, etc.). The GDN is a multi-generational group open to people aged 16+ to connect with others, give and share information, and seek support. Free dinner is always served.

WHEN:  Second Thursday of every month, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 
WHERE:  Sechelt Youth Centre - 5538 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt. There is also a Zoom option for those who wish to join virtually – Zoom Meeting ID: 854 8445 0461
DETAILS:  Contact Shayne for more details at 604-865-0812 or email sforster@sccss.ca.

Queer Youth Drop-In

The Queer Youth Drop-In is a monthly drop-in for LGBTQ2IA+ youth aged 12-23 to connect with their community, eat some good food, engage in fun activities (crafts, film nights and button-making, anyone?), and make this space their own. Follow/DM the Youth Outreach Instagram: @scyouthoutreach or text/call 604-865-0178 to stay up to date on what's happening!

WHEN:  Fourth Thursday of every month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Due to the Youth Pride Dance being held on June 23rd, there will be no drop-in on June, 22nd.
WHERE:  Sechelt Youth Centre - 5538 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt.
COST:  There is no cost to attend.

Youth Pride Dance

The Youth Pride Dance is coming up on June 23! Free entry & food! SWAG! Makeup tutorials & more! Ages 12 and up! 

WHEN:  Friday, June 23 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
WHERE:  Roberts Creek Hall
COST:  This is a free community event. Everyone is welcome.