Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SOS is only able to offer essential services. This includes: Meals on Wheels, Emergency Assistance & Advocacy (by phone),  Seniors Advocacy (by phone), Counselling Referral (online), Seniors grocery shopping and Friendly Phone Visiting (through Oceanside Better at Home and BC211), the Homeless Prevention Program and the Income Tax program (by phone). SOS Thrift Shop is open as of June 15, 2020 with limited hours and new procedures to keep you safe. Please visit the Thrift Shop page for more information. SOS Community Services Centres are closed, and volunteer activities are suspended with the exception of a few areas. For more information or for assistance, call 250-248-2093. Monetary donations are critical at this time to keep our services available. If you are able, please consider donating. We wish you good health and hope to reconnect again soon.

Kids Movement for girls

Posted in Children's & Family Programs

For girls in Grades 4, 5 & 6

Kids Movement for girls

Kids Movement: Play, Express & Grow is for girls in grades 4, 5 and 6. Join us for fun activities that inspire confidence and ahealthy self-image.  Participants in the program:

  • make new friends;
  • interact while playing games and doing crafts
  • express themselves with creative activities.

Healthy snacks are provided.

Pre-registration is required.

Mondays in Parksville, 3 pm-5:30 pm at SOS Community Services Centre, 245 West Hirst Ave.
Thursdays in Qualicum Beach, 3 pm-5:30 pm at SOS Community Services Centre at Qualicum Commons, 744 Primrose St.

Transportation available from all District 69 schools to SOS in Parksville or Qualicum Beach during the school year.  

Kids Summer Fun replaces the program for the summer months (and includes both boys and girls).

To register for the Parksville program, please call 250-248-2093 ext. 249.
The program takes place at 245 West Hirst Ave, Parksville. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

To register for the Qualicum program please call 250-752-2040 ext. 201. The program takes place at 744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

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