Hums 1581 BELL Mapping SOOKE,BC

Building Blocks of a Community SOOKE BRITISH COLUMBIA



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 Building Blocks of a Community SOOKE BRITISH COLUMBIA Strengths & Capacity Map Bordering the PACIFIC OCEAN HEALTH CARE Medical Clinics Dental Practices Religious Organizations Individual Businesses Library & Local Museum Police & Fire Departments Social Services & Programs The Arts The Parks & The Music Volunteering & Charity Groups Extensive Community Groups & Organizations Public Beaches The Parks Charity Clubs Food Bank Its People Schools T O U R I S M Population 12,000 Strong Sooke Strip Mall Colourful Small Businesses For the Antique Hunters Playing on the Pacific Fishing Charter Businesses Whale Watching From the Shore too! From Camping to B&Bs And a Luxury Hotel by the Sea Vacation @ Whiffin Spit Built in the 1940s & it really is a name! The Forests & Trails From biking to hiking PARKS TO EXPLORE A true Rain Forest The Arts in Sooke All Sooke Arts & Crafts Society Sooke Community Arts Council Stage West Players Ekoos Vocal Ensemble Big city music packed into a small town feel. EKOOS VOCAL CHOIR Community Food Centre Sooke Crisis & Referral Centre Elderly Citizens Housing Society Meals on Wheels Social & Human Service Organizations The Salvation Army Camp Loan Cupboard Community Assistance Society Sooke Westshore Child Care Resource and Referral Sooke Child Youth & Family Centre Sooke Family Resource Society Sooke transition house society Frances Gardens Co-Op Housing Society Alcoholics Anonymous PEOPLE CARING IN SOOKE Clubs to Join LOCAL BUSINESS Baha'i Community of Sooke Masonic Lodge New Horizons Activity Club Churches Old Age Pensioners Organization Branch Red Hat Sooke Sirens Rotary Club of Sooke Senior Activity Society (mini bus) Sooke Hospice Sooke Seniors Drop in Centre Seniors Seniors getting around town Sooke Town Flag Sooke Options for Community Living Association provides services to people with disabilities in our community. We run an adult day program and childrens summer camps and a support group for families and caregivers Government Services Collecting Water for Victoria too! Sooke Water Reservoir Police and Fire Services School Days Needs & Problems Map UnemploymentCrime & Vandalism Lack of Homeless Shelter Drug & Alcohol Abuse Mental Illness Poor Transit Routes Lack of Skills Lack of Funding Lack of Industry L a c k of J o b s Sooke Woman Hounded by Group of Young Men who Blocked her Car July 19, 2014 Four stranded boaters rescued June 1, 2014 A fire at Park Isle Marine in Sooke, west of Victoria, has destroyed three boats and damaged a building in the boat yard. February 14, 2014 Arson destroys Sooke Strip Mall, July 31, 2013 Combatting Homelessness Hope Centre Apartment Complex is on Schedule Jun 16, 2014 Break-ins, theft prompt security around Sooke reservoir , April 18, 2013 A 64-year-old woman is dead in Sooke and police suspect someone killed her. July 21, 2014