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Early Planning Stages for Community Services Centre with Affordable Housing for Women

Early Planning Stages for Community Services Centre with Affordable Housing for Women

Published May 22, 2018

Sunshine Coast Community Services Society has a vision to provide affordable housing and community services together in one location where people can be engaged, active and supported in a warm and welcoming environment. On May 29, we invited the public to view our ideas and share their thoughts in this early planning stage. Learn More

Connections Women's Support Group Starts Jan. 16

Connections Women's Support Group Starts Jan. 16

Published December 11, 2018

Connections, a support group facilitated by SCCSS' Women's Counselling to assist women struggling with the impact of violence and abuse in their intimate relationships, starts Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Learn More

Community Clothes Swap on Sept. 29

Community Clothes Swap on Sept. 29

Published August 3, 2018

Bellies & Babies and Parent Tot Drop-In programs of Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is hosting a Clothing Swap for adults and children on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Learn More

3 Organizations Unite to Support Housing Security

3 Organizations Unite to Support Housing Security

Published May 31, 2018

In terms of supply and affordability of rental housing, the Sunshine Coast ranks as one of BC’s top ten communities in critical condition according to the Canadian Rental Housing Index. Three community-minded organizations are working together to launch a new service that aims to keep people housed during times of acute financial stress by offering short term interest-free loans and support through advocacy and referral services. 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

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

2018 Annual General Meeting

2018 Annual General Meeting

Published July 19, 2018

Over sixty people, including Board Members, staff, volunteers, members and friends of Sunshine Coast Community Services attended the 2018 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at our Inlet Avenue offices. Learn More

SCCSS Awarded 3-Year CARF Accreditation

SCCSS Awarded 3-Year CARF Accreditation

Published February 14, 2018

For the fifth time in a row, the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society (SCCSS) has been awarded a three-year accreditation from the independent, non-profit accreditor of health and human services, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (known as CARF International). 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