Society of Organized Services

District 69

We are Community

SOS is a volunteer-based non-profit organization meeting the needs and improving the lives of District 69 residents since 1968.

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We currently offer 25 programs for all ages in our community, most of them are free, and a few are subsidized by SOS.

Click here to view the 2024 Summer Program Guide.

SOS Thrift Shop is open 9 am – 4 pm. Please click here to visit the Thrift Shop page for more information. Donations are gratefully accepted at the back Drop-Off Zone Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm (closed Tuesdays and Thursdays).

The SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. The Qualicum Commons location is open for scheduled programming, and limited office hours.

We are currently looking for volunteers to join our amazing team! For more information click here to visit our Volunteer Page, call 250-248-2093 ext. 230 or email 

Celebrating 56 years of Community

Providing vital community programs and services to local residents since 1968.

Community Services Centre

245 West Hirst Avenue, Parksville
PO Box 898, V9P 2G9
Phone: (250) 248-2093
Hours: Mon to Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
(closed from 12 – 1 pm). Closed holidays.

SOS Thrift Shop

188 West Hirst Avenue, Parksville
Phone: (250) 248-2532
Hours: Mon to Sat, 9 am – 4 pm
(donations accepted 10 am – 2 pm).
Closed holidays

Qualicum Commons

744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
(No Mailing Address)
Phone: (250) 752-2040
Regular hours: Open during programming
and limited office hours. Please call ahead. Closed holidays.

Charitable Number: 107021537RR0001

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