Community Resources

Friendship Centre

There are various Support Programs including: ● Aboriginal Health Support Workers ● Addictions Counsellors ● Mental Health Liaison ● Homeless Outreach Worker Program ● Aboriginal Outreach ● Career Employment and Education ● Elders ● Parenting ● Nutrition ● Daycaremore info

Address / Contact Info
231 Regina Avenue
, Victoria, BC, V8Z 3V9
Phone: (250) 384-3211

Grief Recovery Program

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Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: For more information: 250-537-2770

Gulf Islands Marine Rescue Society

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Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-6002
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Income Assistance

Provides employment and assistance (BCEA) for individuals who are in need of financial assistance and are eligible for benefits.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Housing and Social Development
toll free: 1-866-866-0800
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Island Comfort Quilts

Island Comfort Quilts provides a comfort quilt, free of charge, to any islander with a life-threatening disease or injury. To request a quilt email or phone 250-537-5302.more info

Address / Contact Info
107 Castle Cross Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2G1
Phone: (250) 537-5302
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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
PO Box 678, Station Ganges
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1W3
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
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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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