Emergency & Safety

Fire Department

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Address / Contact Info
105 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2G1
Emergency: 911
Administration: (250) 537-2531

Food Bank, Christmas Hampers and Lunch Program

Food is distributed to needy individuals and families on a weekly basis, in emergencies and at Christmas.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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In From The Cold Emergency Shelter

In From The Cold provides overnight shelter and a hot meal for people without adequate housing.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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KIDS Help Line

The KIDS Help Line is a toll-free phone counselling referral and Internet service for children and youth.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 310-1234 (no area code needed)
Toll-free: 1-800-663-9122
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Lady Minto Hospital

A community hospital with 19 acute care beds providing 24 hour emergency services.more info

Address / Contact Info
135 Crofton Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1T1
Phone: (250) 538-4800
Fax: (250) 538-4870

RCMP

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Address / Contact Info
401 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Emergency: 911
administration: (250) 537-5555

Salt Spring Island Emergency Program

This program is responsible for providing Salt Spring Islanders with support in the event of a major emergency or disaster situation.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island, BC
EOC: (250) 537-1220
Cell: (250) 537-7902
Fax: (250) 537-4539
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Salt Spring Island Transition House

Provides safe, free, and confidential first-stage transitional housing for single self-identified women with or without children seeking safety from violence and abuse, including victims of sexual assault and stalking.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 537-0735
Phone: Toll-free: 1-877-435-7544
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Salt Spring Search and Rescue (SAR)

Search and Rescue is a group of volunteers, trained to find and help missing or lost individuals.more info

Address / Contact Info
261 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 526-0095
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Urgent Care

Crisis support assessment, referral and follow-up are available through Lady Minto Hospital Emergency room from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm provided by Island Health’s Mental Health Nurse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Lady Minto Hospital Emergency Room, 135 Crofton Road
Phone: (250) 538-4849