The Hub of Social Services on the Coast

Brochure Rack

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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

BC211

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.

Website: www.bc211.ca

Education

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    

Telephone: 604-886-8811

Website: http://www.sd46.bc.ca

 

Capilano University     

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   

Telephone: 604.885.9310

Website: www.capilanou.ca/sunshine/

 

Social Services

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    

Telephone: 604-885-5881

Email: contact@sccss.ca

Website: www.sccss.ca

 

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.

Website: www.tsaonthecoast.com

 

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.

Telephone: 604-886-5525

 

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI)  

Provides access and information regarding Social Assistance Programmes

Website: www.gov.bc.ca/meia/online_resource

 

Service BC  

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.

Website: http://www.servicebc.gov.bc.ca/locations/sechelt.html

 

Service Canada

Located in the Service BC Office twice a month.

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/cgi-bin/sc-dsp.cgi?rc=5911s1&ln=eng

 

RCMP    

Website: http://sunshinecoast.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=1191

 

Employment/Business

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      

Telephone: 604-885-3351

Gibsons Satellite Office Street Address: Unit 25-900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons      

Telephone: 604-886-7729

 

Community Futures     

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.

Telephone: 604-885-1959

Website: http://www.communityfutures.org  

 

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.

Website: http://sunshinesewn.com/

 

Sechelt Chamber of Commerce

Street Address: #102-5700 Cowrie Street, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-885-0662    

Website: www.secheltchamber.bc.ca/    

 

Gibsons Chamber of Commerce

Street Address: Sunnycrest Mall, Unit 20, 900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons BC

Telephone: 604-886-2325    

Website: www.gibsonschamber.com       

 

Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce

Telephone Number: 604-883-2561

Website: www.penderharbour.ca/           

 

Disability Services

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 

Telephone: 604-885-7455

Website: http://scacl.ca/          

 

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.

Telephone: 1-800-663-1278

Website: www.disabilityalliancebc.org/

 

Vancouver Coastal Health

Website: http://www.vch.ca/

 

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  

Telephone: 604-886-5600

 

Sechelt Health Unit

Street Address: 5571 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt   

Telephone: 604-885-5164

 

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    

Telephone: 604-885-6101

 

Sechelt Hospital     

Street Address: 5544 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt, B.C. V0N 3A0

Telephone: 604-885-2224

 

Medical Clinics

Gibsons Medical Clinic

Street Address: Unit 211-1100 Sunshine Coast Highway

Telephone: 604-886-2868 

 

Sechelt Medical Clinic   

Street Address: 5531 Inlet Ave, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A3

Telephone: 604-885-2257

 

Upstream Family Medicine

Street Address: Wilson Creek Plaza, #108-4330 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-885-6400

 

Trail Bay Doctors    

Street Address: 5740 Cowrie Street, in the Trail Bay Mall

Telephone: 604-885-5196

 

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

Website: http://www.gibsons.ca/

 

District of Sechelt     

Street Address: 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt

Telephone: 604 885-1986

Website: www.district.sechelt.bc.ca/

 

Sunshine Coast Regional District   

Street Address: 1975 Field Road, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-885-6800

Website: www.scrd.ca/

 

Sechelt Indian District Government    

Street Address: 5555 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt BC V0N 3A0

Telephone: 604-885-2273

Website: www.shishalh.com/

 

MLA, Powell River, Sunshine Coast

Nicholas Simons     

Street Address: 5 – 4720 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-741-0792    1-866-373-0792

Email: nicholas.simons.mla@leg.bc.ca

 

Member of Parliament

Pamela Goldsmith-Jones    

Constituency Office (Horseshoe Bay): 6367 Bruce Street West, West Vancouver, BC  V7W 2B8

Telephone: 604-913-2660

Email:  Pam.Goldsmith-Jones@parl.gc.ca

 

Recreation/Information Hubs

SCRD Recreation Centres

Website: http://www.scrd.ca/SCRD-Recreation

 

Gibsons Visitor Centre    

Street Address: 417 Marine Drive, Gibsons

Telephone: 604-886-2374

Website: www.gibsonsvisitorinfo.com

 

Sechelt Visitor Centre    

Street Address: 5790 Teredo St, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-885-1036

Email: visitorinfo@sccss.ca 

Website: www.secheltvisitorcentre.com

 

Sunshine Coast Volunteer Centre     

Street Address: 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-885-1036

Email: scvolunteer@sccss.ca

Website: http://scvolunteer.com/

 

Sechelt Public Library    

Street Address: 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt

Telephone: 604-885-3260

Website: http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

 

Gibsons District Public Library   

Telephone: 604-886-2130

Website: http://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/

 

Tenancy

TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre    

Telephone: 604-255-3099

Website: http://tenants.bc.ca/

 

Residential Tenancy Branch     

Telephone: 1-800-665-8779

Email: HSRTO@gov.bc.ca

Website: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/topic.page?id=3908F05C52AD49F29CCF9DC3FC0B4D25

 

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)

Website: http://accessprobono.ca/contact-apb

 

Legal Information and Resources

Website: http://www.lawsociety.bc.ca/page.cfm?cid=11

 

Legal Aid    

Telephone: 1-866-577-2525

Website: http://www.lss.bc.ca/

 

Family Justice Centre

Street Address: 102 – 5710 Teredo Street, Sechelt    

Telephone: 604-740-8936     1-888-245-1903

Website: http://www.justicebc.ca/en/fam/

 

Sechelt Courthouse

Street Address: 5480 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt, BC    

Telephone: 604-740-8929

Website: www.provincialcourt.bc.ca/

 

Transportation

SCRD

Telephone: 604-885-6899

Website: http://bctransit.com/sunshine-coast/home

 

Resource Directories

Sunshine Coast BC Business Directory – Suncoast Central

Website: www.suncoastcentral.com/finder.asp

 

Sunshine Coast Seniors Resource Directory 

Website: http://www.penderharbourhealth.com/sunshine-coast-seniors-resource-directory/