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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

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

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

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

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

Sunshine Coast Children's Charter of Rights In Development

Sunshine Coast Children's Charter of Rights In Development

Published May 3, 2018

Did you know that a Sunshine Coast Children’s Charter of Rights is currently being developed? It’s true. The Sunshine Coast Children’s Charter Committee is developing a children’s charter based on the voices of our children themselves. What is a Children's Charter of Rights? Why do we need one? Learn More

The Family Place - exciting new Sechelt location!

The Family Place - exciting new Sechelt location!

Published September 11, 2019

Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is excited to announce the opening of The Family Place, a multi-service space for families with children aged 0-6, at our Trail Avenue location in Sechelt, 5520 Trail Avenue.  Learn More