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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

Keeping People Housed to Launch in August

Keeping People Housed to Launch in August

Published August 3, 2018

In response to recommendations from community members at the BC Poverty Reduction Meeting hosted by Sunshine Coast Community Services (SCCSS) in March, SCCSS, Sunshine Coast Credit Union and The Co-operators have come together to create a new service that will play a role in addressing the key issue brought up across the province: housing. Learn More

Children's Festival & Duck Pluck Returns June 15

Children's Festival & Duck Pluck Returns June 15

Published April 24, 2019

The Children's Festival and Duck Pluck returns on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Dougall Park from 10am - 2pm. This year's event will feature the musical talents of JUNO-nominated Will Stroet of Will's Jams, Graham Walker and Mr. Doug. In additional, there will be face painting, a dress up box & photo booth, storytime with local author Sarah Joseph and a teddy bear hospital! 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

Community Services closed November 1 for staff training event

Community Services closed November 1 for staff training event

Published October 30, 2019

Community Services will be closed November 1 for an all-day staff training event. Please note, due to training there will be no Parent-Tot Drop-In at Sechelt or Gibsons this Friday.

Community Garden

Community Garden

Published July 18, 2017

Our Community Gardens are in full bloom! For information on garden box rentals, please call 604-885-5881.