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'Speaking Truth to Power' Challenge from International Women's Day Speech

'Speaking Truth to Power' Challenge from International Women's Day Speech

Published March 14, 2019

At the Sunshine Coast Labour Council’s 15th annual International Women’s Day potluck at Roberts Creek Hall on Friday, March 8, Sunshine Coast Community Services' Denise Woodley put out a challenge to those in attendance. Learn More

Women's housing project announced for Sechelt

Women's housing project announced for Sechelt

Published November 25, 2019

As part of today's BC Government announcements for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we are excited to share the news that we are working together with BC Housing to provide 30-35 units of long-term housing for women and children leaving violence. 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

Move & Play Program to Connect Seniors with Coastal Families

Move & Play Program to Connect Seniors with Coastal Families

Published July 31, 2018

Sunshine Coast Community Services (SCCSS) is launching Move & Play, a new opportunity for seniors to interact and share their skills with children and parents through two SCCSS family resource programs. 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

The Family Place Christmas Party - Wednesday, 18 December

The Family Place Christmas Party - Wednesday, 18 December

Published December 3, 2019

Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6... join us to celebrate the holidays at our Family Christmas Party!
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Beyond the

Beyond the "Status Quo": Women on the Coast

Published February 27, 2018

The Together Against Violence programs of Sunshine Coast Community Services (SCCSS) hosted an amazing event as part of International Women's Day on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Chatelech Secondary School. Learn More

Grand Opening - The Family Place, Sechelt

Grand Opening - The Family Place, Sechelt

Published September 25, 2019

Join us this Saturday, 28th September from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for the Grand Opening of The Family Place. The event will feature fun-filled activities, homemade soup and cake as well as a musical performance by Mr Doug and rock painting with local artist Nurit Weiss! Learn More

Nutrition Consultations Now Available at Food Bank

Nutrition Consultations Now Available at Food Bank

Published May 24, 2018

As of May 2018, Nutritionist Lynn Grossutti offers no-cost nutritional advice at the Sunshine Coast Food Bank twice a month on Wednesdays. Learn More