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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

Public Hearing - District of Sechelt, December 08, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Public Hearing - District of Sechelt, December 08, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Published November 24, 2020

Great news! Our redevelopment project passed second reading. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the call. A public hearing with the District of Sechelt is scheduled for December 8, 2020, at 6:00 pm and will feature a short presentation by us. Learn More

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. SCCSS is now seeking proposals from Housing Development Consultant firms to provide project management and development consultant services to our non-profit society. VIEW FULL REQUEST

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Building Housing, Building Community Food Security Engagement

Building Housing, Building Community Food Security Engagement

Published August 26, 2019

On August 19th, SCCSS hosted an event focused on incorporating increased food security and food programming in our future redeveloped space, Building Housing, Building Community. Learn More

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

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

Bellies & Babies / Parent-Tot Drop-In Winter Schedule

Bellies & Babies / Parent-Tot Drop-In Winter Schedule

Published January 22, 2021

Bellies and Babies and Parent-Tot Drop-In winter schedule is now in effect! Come and meet our team, PLAY and connect with families and resources in the community. 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

Food Drive hopes to raise 12,000 pounds of food

Food Drive hopes to raise 12,000 pounds of food

Published September 17, 2019

The Food Bank’s Annual Food Drive collection takes place on Saturday, 21 September. Your donation enables the Food Bank to feed vulnerable families struggling to put food on the table. Learn More