Social Services

Credit Counselling Society of British Columbia

A non-profit service offering free credit and budget counselling and workable strategies for reducing or eliminating debt, solving money problems, and helping people gain control over their finances.more info

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Suite 214 - 1175 Cook Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 4A1
toll free: 1-888-527-8999
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Affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities. Croftonbrook is owned and operated by Island Women Against Violence. Plans for expansion underway in 2019. With expansion will also house low-income folk.more info

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Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
132 Corbett Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z8
Phone: (250) 537-2441
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Dial-A-Law is a library of scripts prepared by lawyers.more info

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toll free: 1-800-565-5297
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Disability Alliance of BC

Our mission is to support people, with all disabilities, to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community. We champion issues impacting the lives of people with disabilities through our direct services, community partnerships, advocacy, research and publications.more info

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#204-456 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5Y1R3
Phone: (604) 875-0188
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Employment Insurance

Employment Insurance provides temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians while they look for work or upgrade their skills.more info

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Service Canada
toll free: 1-800-206-7218
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Fernwood Elementary School

Located on the North end of Salt Spring Island, we serve students from kindergarten to Grade 5.more info

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150 Fernwood Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1C5
Phone: (250) 537-9332
Fax: (250) 537-5386
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Food Bank, Christmas Hampers and Brunch Program

Food is distributed to needy individuals and families via the Food Bank (10:30 am - 4:00 pm) and Brunch Program (9:30 am - 12:00 pm) on Tuesdays, in emergencies and with Christmas Hampers.more info

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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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Fulford Elementary School

Fulford School is located at the south end of Salt Spring Island near Fulford Harbour.more info

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203 Southridge Drive
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Y9
Phone: (250) 653-9223
Fax: (250) 653-2090
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Gambling Help Line

The BC Problem Gambling Help Line is a province-wide, toll-free, multilingual telephone information and referral service.more info

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toll free: 1-888-795-6111
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Greenwoods Eldercare

A government subsidized facility with 50 beds and 1 short term respite bed for seniors who can no longer be cared for at home and require 24 hour/7 day a week nursing care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Complex Care Facility
133 Blain Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z9
Phone: (250) 537-5561
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