In Al-Anon meetings you will meet people from all walks of life who understand the frustration and loneliness that often results from living with alcoholism. Many have found solutions that lead to serenity by learning to apply the "Twelve Steps" of Al-Anon and Alateen. Any person who is troubled by another person's drinking can attend Al-Anon meetings. This is true whether the person is still drinking or not. more info
Support group for families and friends of people with a drinking problem.more info
24 Hour Service. Alcoholics Anonymous is a program of a new way of life without alcohol. It is a program that is working successfully for millions of men and women throughout the world and in all walks of life. The experience of AA members is that alcoholism is a progressive illness that cannot be cured but which, like some other illnesses, can be arrested—by staying away from the first drink, one day at a time.more info
Gibsons Family Network (GFN) is a non-profit charitable organization with a vision of helping people with disabilities to find meaningful, integrated employment and support within our community.
GFN began as an association of families living in Gibsons, BC who have a family member or relative with a developmental disability. The group formed in 2004 and incorporated as a non-profit society in March 2006 in order to move forward to meet the need for more services on the Sunshine Coast.more info
A once monthly box is available for registered clients of the Salvation Army. Food bank days are Wednesday and Thursday from 11-12 each week at unit 5-682 Gibsons Way.more info
Upon request, MarketPlace IGA in Madeira Park will deliver groceries to those in the Pender Harbour area unable to get out to shop.more info
Volunteers deliver nutritious meals to residents who are homebound or find it difficult to prepare meals. These can be delivered up to 3 times per week in the Sechelt / Halfmoon Bay area and up to 4 times a week in Gibsons / Roberts Creek area. There is a charge for this service and 24 hour cancellation notice is requiredmore info
A cooked meal delivery service open to residents of Area A. All recipes are low fat, low salt and low sugar, so are suitable for most diets. Meals are delivered by volunteers in re-useable dishes around 1 pm on Mondays and cost $10/meal. Clients can order up to 6 meals/week, some will be delivered frozen.more info
Every second Monday at the Pentecostal Church on Lagoon Road, Madeira Park. Please leave a donation of non-perishable grocery items at the IGA, Oak Tree or John Henry’s.more info
The Ruby Slipper Fund's mission is to provide support to people on the Sunshine Coast who have been affected by cancer. This includes those who are currently living with cancer or have previously had cancer (at all points of the cancer experience). We are also dedicated to supporting family and caregivers of those diagnosed with cancer as we know how much it can affect everyone.