Community Resources

Island Natural Growers (ING)

Formed in 1992, Island Natural Growers welcome any Salt Spring Islander who is dedicated to raising animals or growing plants according to natural organic principles and practice.more info

Address / Contact Info
A chapter of Canadian Organic Growers
106 Old Scott Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2L6
Phone: (250) 537-5511
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Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre

Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre is a non-profit society dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned wild animals.more info

Address / Contact Info
322 Langs Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1N3
Phone: (250) 537-0777
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Islands Trust

The Islands Trust has a legislated mandate for protecting and preserving the trust area, primarily through land use planning and regulation.more info

Address / Contact Info
1-500 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2N8
Phone: (250) 537-9144
Fax: (250) 537-9116
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Jehovah's Witnesses

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Address / Contact Info
276 Fulford Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9126
Phone: (250) 537-4388

Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD)

The Ministry provides programs and services to ensure that healthy children and responsible families are living in safe, caring and inclusive communities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Saanich Peninsula & Gulf Islands Integrated Services
103-7851 E Saanich Road
, Saanichton, BC, V8W 9S3
Phone: (250) 544-3300
Fax: (250) 544-3315
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Office of the Ombudsperson

If you think a provincial government ministry or public agency has treated you unfairly, the Ombudsperson may be able to help.more info

Address / Contact Info
2nd Floor, 947 Fort Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K3
toll free: 1-800-567-3247
Fax: (250) 387-0198
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Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (Roman Catholic)

We seek innovative ways to meet the diverse needs of our parish family and develop our sense of ownership in the well-being of all parish members.more info

Address / Contact Info
135 Drake Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K8
Phone: (250) 537-2150
Fax: (250) 537-2150
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BC PharmaCare helps British Columbians with the cost of eligible prescription drugs and designated medical supplies.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Housing and Social Development
toll free: 1-800-464-4911
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Representative for Children and Youth

The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child welfare system and advocates for changes to the system itself.more info

Address / Contact Info
Victoria Office
Suite 201, 546 Yates Street
, Victoria, BC, V8W 1K8
toll free: 1-800-476-3933
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Salt Spring Island Conservancy

A non-profit society dedicated to protecting the biodiversity of natural habitats and special land features through public education, working with private land-holders who wish to place Conservation covenants on their land, and acquiring and holding environmentally sensitive land, often with government agencies and other conservation organizations.more info

Address / Contact Info
265 Blackburn Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2B8
Phone: (250) 538-0318
Fax: (250) 538-0319
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