• What will your next treasure be?

    What will your next treasure be?

    18,000 ft² of bargains. Your donations and purchases help make our community programs possible.

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  • Programs for Children, Youth, Adults & Seniors

    Programs for Children, Youth, Adults & Seniors

    Offering 30 community programs and services for residents throughout the Oceanside area.

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  • Helping our residents lead healthy, vibrant lives

    Helping our residents lead healthy, vibrant lives

    Whether you’re participating in a free program or volunteering your time, you’re sure to enjoy yourself.

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  • Caring for Kids at Christmas

    Caring for Kids at Christmas

    Working with the community to help keep the magic of Christmas alive in District 69

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Our vision is that all individuals and families in our community
have the opportunity to live independent, healthy and productive lives.

Our vision is that all individuals and families in our community
have the opportunity to live independent, healthy and productive lives.

Our vision is that all individuals and families in our community
have the opportunity to live independent, healthy and productive lives.

SOS Children & Family Programs

SOS Children & Family Programs

The SOS Child, Youth and Family Centres are gathering places for the community. Our Centres provide a supportive and nurturing environment for children, youth and their families in District 69. We offer a variety of programs, support and services (free of charge) and also provide referrals to other services available in our community.

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SOS Thrift Shop in Parksville

SOS Thrift Shop in Parksville

The SOS Thrift Shop is an excellent place for the bargain hunter in all of us! Inside you’ll find 18,000 sq. feet of merchandise donated by the community. All of the net revenue generated from Thrift Shop sales goes directly to SOS programs, initiatives and outreach to benefit our residents and strengthen our community.

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Support SOS. Volunteer. Donate.

Support SOS. Volunteer. Donate.

SOS programs and services are supported by over 350 volunteers, and SOS could not run our vital community programs without them. Over 80% of SOS funding comes from the SOS Thrift Shop, so support in the form of donations and purchases are critical. SOS is also funded by community donations, estate bequests, and fundraising activities.

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SOS Adult & Senior Programs

SOS Adult & Senior Programs

SOS offers programs throughout the year, to help adults in the community lead healthy and vibrant lives. We can help adults and seniors manage life’s challenges, connect with others, attend outings and educational events, and access services in time of need. We also provide referrals to other services available in the community.

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Upcoming Events

07Dec
Wed Dec 07 @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Preschoolers on the Move
07Dec
Wed Dec 07 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Seniors Are Talking
07Dec
Wed Dec 07 @ 3:30PM - 05:30PM
Youth Open Space
07Dec
Wed Dec 07 @ 4:30PM - 07:00PM
Family Night in Parksville
08Dec
Thu Dec 08 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM
Guyz Time Qualicum
08Dec
Thu Dec 08 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM
Girl Talk in Qualicum

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Child, Youth & Family Centre

245 West Hirst Avenue, Parksville
PO Box 898, V9P 2G9
Phone: (250) 248-2093
Hours: Open Mon to Fri 8:30 - 4:30

SOS Thrift Shop

188 West Hirst Avenue, Parksville
Phone: (250) 248-2532
Regular Hours: Mon to Sat 9:00 - 4:00

Qualicum Commons

744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach  
(No Mailing Address)
Phone: (250) 752-2040
Open Mon to Fri 8:30 - 4:30