Child and Youth
The Core Inn Youth Centre provides a drug and alcohol free, supportive environment for youth in grades 6-12.
It is a three story heritage building in the heart of Ganges, close to schools.
The ground floor of the Core Inn building is home to a drop-in centre. The Second floor provides a home base for the Community Services youth counsellors and Options for Sexual Health Program. The third floor is an open space used for Community Services youth activities and for rent by other community groups for youth activities.
Service is provided at the Core Inn which is located at 134 McPhillips Avenue in the heart of Ganges.
During the school year the drop-in is typically open
- Monday-Wednesday from 3:00pm - 7:00pm
- Thursday from 3:00pm - 8:00pm
- Friday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.
NOTE: The drop-in is closed on all statutory holidays and opens at 3:00pm on Friday when it is a school day.
During the summer months the drop-in hours are extended, please call the Core Inn directly for up to date schedule information.
Access to Service
Youth may drop in and connect with staff or call the Core Inn at (250) 537-9932 for more information. The Drop-in Coordinator can be reached by calling Salt Spring Community Services at (250) 537-9971.
For further information, please read the Service Description.