Social Services

St John Ambulance

First Aid Courses offered include: Standard Emergency and CPR and Occupational First Aid Level 1 (WCB).more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-5474

Stopping the Violence Counselling

This program offers counselling to women on Salt Spring Island who have experienced violence in relationships, sexual abuse or childhood abuse. more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
Phone: (250) 538-5568
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Street Link

Street Link provides emergency services to homeless people in the downtown core of Victoria.more info

Address / Contact Info
Cool Aid Society
102 - 749 Pandora Avenue
, Victoria, BC, V8W 1N9
Phone: 1(250) 383-1951
Fax: 1(250) 383-1907
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Success Works Vocational Development

Provides employment readiness training and support for individuals with significant mental health related barriers who wish to enter, or re-enter the workforce.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
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TETRA is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities by designing and building special devices to resolve day to day difficulties and to enhance full participation in lifestyle activities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 537-9351
Fax: (250) 537-9351

The Learning Curve

The Learning Curve is a non-profit organization that educates, supports, and advocates for children with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
South Vancouver Island Chapter
Unit 5-774 Bay Street
, Victoria, BC, V8T 5E4
Phone: 1(250) 370-9513
Fax: 1(250) 370-9421
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Transitions Thrift Store

Transitions supports and enhances the programs and services of Island Women Against Violence (IWAV).more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
#1-144 Fulford-Ganges Road (beside Roasting Co.)
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-0661
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Travel Treatment Fund

Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local: (604) 675-7122
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Victim Services

Salt Spring Island Victim Services provides emotional support, practical assistance and referrals and information about the criminal justice system and further protective measures.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring RCMP
401 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-5555
Phone: 1-800-563-0808 (Victim Link BC)
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Voice of Women

Voice of Women is a national women's group founded in 1960 to work towards world peace, women's issues and environmental concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Maggie Schubart: (250) 537-9804
Marion Pape: (250) 537-4567