Here is the Resource Centre’s online version of a brochure rack, with information about many of the organizations we refer people to.
Sections in this Page
- Information and Referral
- Social Services
- Government Service Agencies
- Disability Services
- Municipalities and Government Offices
- Recreation/Information Hubs
- Legal Services
- Resource Directories
Information and Referral
BC211 is a non-profit organization that specializes in providing free information and referral to community, government and social services in BC. Our help line services include 211, the Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS), the Problem Gambling Help Line, VictimLink BC, and the Youth Against Violence Line.
School District 46, School Board Office
This is the school board office for Chatelech, Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour, Roberts Creek, Madeira Park, Elphinstone and Gibsons. Community schools share a common goal to not only provide programs but also attempt to create bridges in the community to prevent isolation of students and their families.
Street Address: 494 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons
Capilano University offers non-credit programs and Elder Hostel. Attending a class is a super way to connect with others and create a sense of belonging.
Street Address: 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt
Sunshine Coast Community Services
Sunshine Coast Community Services Society (SCCSS) is the leading umbrella organization on the Sunshine Coast offering residents from Earls Cove to Port Mellon a wide range of programs and services. Founded in 1974, we have longstanding experience in helping identify community issues and needs, and in providing professional, innovative and effective solutions, often with very limited funds.
This includes the Food Bank, Counselling and many other services for women and children
Street Address: Box 1069, 5638 Inlet Avenue
Salvation Army – Gibsons
If you or someone needs a helping hand, the Salvation Army is there to help. They offer programs, counselling, opportunities to help others, and more. Check their website.
Government Service Agencies
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) – Sechelt
Provides child protection, family services, child and youth mental health, youth probation, adoption, and guardianship services. Also provides adoption services and youth probation services for the entire Sunshine Coast. Foster care services are provided by the Gibson’s office for the entire Sunshine Coast. Serves the Lower Sunshine Coast, including Davis Bay, Egmont, Garden Bay, Halfmoon Bay, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour, and Sechelt. Office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.
Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI)
Provides access and information regarding Social Assistance Programmes
Service BC is your source for frontline government services and information in British Columbia. Service BC delivers hundreds of programs and services to residents, businesses and visitors – in person, online, and over the phone.
Located in the Service BC Office twice a month.
Work BC Open Door
Our area of expertise is providing client-centered service to help people achieve employment or community attachment.
Sechelt Street Address: 5600 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Gibsons Satellite Office Street Address: Unit 25-900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
We offer financing, training, and advisory services for small businesses and entrepreneurs in our community. Community Futures organizations have been dedicated to promoting rural economic development for over 20 years.
Self Employed Womens’ Network (SEWN)
Our mission is to connect women of the Sunshine Coast, BC to build relationships, support women with their businesses, and provide educational opportunities.
Sechelt Chamber of Commerce
Street Address: #102-5700 Cowrie Street, Sechelt
Gibsons Chamber of Commerce
Street Address: Sunnycrest Mall, Unit 20, 900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons BC
Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce
Telephone Number: 604-883-2561
Sunshine Coast Association for Community Living (SCACL)
SCACL provides opportunities for full citizenship for people with developmental disabilities.
Street Address: Suite 105-5711 Mermaid Street, Sechelt
Disability Alliance 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.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Gibsons Health Unit
Gibsons Health Unit is a community health centre that provides a range of health care services in a single location, including access to public and community health nurses, mental health and addiction counsellors, dental clinics for children, speech therapists, nutritionists, youth drop-in health clinics and more.
Street Address: 494 Fletcher Road South, Gibsons
Sechelt Health Unit
Street Address: 5571 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt
Mental Health and Addiction Services
Staff respond to crisis calls and visits Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and are available for crisis consults in ER. Psychiatric In-Patient Unit nursing staff answer crisis response calls Mon – Fri, 3:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat – Sun, 8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Street Address: 5542 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt
Street Address: 5544 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt, B.C. V0N 3A0
Gibsons Medical Clinic
Street Address: Unit 211-1100 Sunshine Coast Highway
Sechelt Medical Clinic
Street Address: 5531 Inlet Ave, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A3
Upstream Family Medicine
Street Address: Wilson Creek Plaza, #108-4330 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt
Trail Bay Doctors
Street Address: 5740 Cowrie Street, in the Trail Bay Mall
Pender Harbour Medical Clinic
Street Address: 2 5066 Francis Peninsula Rd, Madeira Park
Telephone: 604 883-2344
Municipalities and Government Offices
Town of Gibsons
Street Address: 474 South Fletcher Road, Box 340, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0
Telephone: 604-886-2274 Parks: 604-886-8587
District of Sechelt
Street Address: 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Telephone: 604 885-1986
Sunshine Coast Regional District
Street Address: 1975 Field Road, Sechelt
Sechelt Indian District Government
Street Address: 5555 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt BC V0N 3A0
MLA, Powell River, Sunshine Coast
Street Address: 5 – 4720 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Telephone: 604-741-0792 1-866-373-0792
Member of Parliament
Constituency Office (Horseshoe Bay): 6367 Bruce Street West, West Vancouver, BC V7W 2B8
SCRD Recreation Centres
Gibsons Visitor Centre
Street Address: 417 Marine Drive, Gibsons
Sechelt Visitor Centre
Street Address: 5790 Teredo St, Sechelt
Sunshine Coast Volunteer Centre
Street Address: 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt
Sechelt Public Library
Street Address: 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Gibsons District Public Library
TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre
Residential Tenancy Branch
Access Pro Bono
Our Mission is to promote access to justice in BC by providing and fostering quality pro bono legal services for people and non-profit organizations of limited means
Telephone: 1-877-762-6664 (toll-free)
Legal Information and Resources
Family Justice Centre
Street Address: 102 – 5710 Teredo Street, Sechelt
Telephone: 604-740-8936 1-888-245-1903
Street Address: 5480 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt, BC
Sunshine Coast BC Business Directory – Suncoast Central
Sunshine Coast Seniors Resource Directory