Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SOS is only offering essential services at this time. SOS Thrift Shop is closed until further notice. SOS Community Services Centres are closed, but we are able to continue our Meals on Wheels program, Emergency Assistance & Advocacy (by phone) and Seniors Advocacy (by phone). Ministry clients can call about using a drop-off/pick-up service for report cards. The Homeless Prevention program will continue support for existing clients. All Child, Youth & Family programs are suspended. For more information or for assistance, call 250-248-2093. We wish you good health and hope to reconnect again soon.

Emergency Assistance and Advocacy Program

Posted in Adult & Seniors Programs

Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance and Advocacy Program

SOS provides support for local residents, if they face an unexpected hardship or financial emergency. SOS also advocates for clients to reconcile financial obstacles and provides guidance to promote self-sufficiency. Examples of types of assistance:

  • Food – grocery store food vouchers
  • Medical expenses – limited support with prescription medications
  • Clothing, basic household items and furniture – Thrift Shop vouchers

Assistance may also include referral to other community groups or agencies.

Please call to make an appointment so we can discuss your emergency and how we can help.

250-248-2093 ext. 241. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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