Social Services

Canadian Federation of University Women

The Salt Spring Island branch of the CFUW is part of an international organization of women who are university graduates or who have an equivalent qualification.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ursula Livingston: (250) 537-8561
Linda Counsell: (250) 653-2424

Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS)

Canadian Pension Plan provides retirement pension, disability benefits, death benefit, children's benefits, and survivor's pension.more info

Address / Contact Info
Service Canada
toll free: 1-800-277-9914
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Choices Too Services Ltd.

Choices is a Day Program and Supported Employment program for adults who are intellectually challenged.more info

Address / Contact Info
225 Wildwood Crescent
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2N7
Store: (250) 537-1115
office: (250) 537-1954
Fax: (250) 538-1700

Community Housing

Affordable, Healthy, Safe, and Permanent Housing. ● Murakami Gardens Apartment: 27 unit apartment building. An application form must be completed to be considered. ● Hereford Apartment: 3 bedroom family apartment. An assessment must be completed to confirm eligibility. ● Lautman House: 7 bedroom rooming house residence for low income individuals. Access to the Lautman Housing is through the SSI Community Services Outreach Services or by inquiring with the SSI Community Services housing Director.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Phone: 250-537-4612 Murakami Office
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Community Living British Columbia

Community Living BC delivers support and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia.more info

Address / Contact Info
#410 - 29 Helmcken Road
, Victoria, BC, V8Z 5G7
toll free: 1-877-660-2522
Fax: (250) 952-4203
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Community Living Summer Program

The Summer Program provides a structured activity-based day program for children with developmental challenges.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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Copper Kettle Community Partnership

Copper Kettle offers people without homes or shelter, emergency supplies (i.e. tents, sleeping bags, warm clothing, and food).more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-5863

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

Address / Contact Info
Suite 214 - 1175 Cook Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 4A1
toll free: 1-888-527-8999
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Croftonbrook

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Address / Contact Info
Islanders Working Against Violence (IWAV)
132 Corbett Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z8
Phone: (250) 537-2441
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Dial-A-Law

Dial-A-Law is a library of scripts prepared by lawyers.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll-free: 1-800-565-5297
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