Since 1981 the Sooke Region Museum has hosted the region’s official Visitor Centre, part of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Arts Visitor Centre network. We serve visitors from around the world with inquiries in person, by mail, email and phone.
Imagine an innovative elder culture that approaches looming issues in sustainability and health care in an entirely new way. Our aim is to provide the mutual support to flourish, living in an optimal range of human functioning for the rest of our lives. Canadian Senior Cohousing combines the well-established international model of senior cohousing with new ideas for active aging here in Canada.
Sooke Emergency Support Services are community volunteers available to assist their neighbours in their time of need. Whether it is one home affected by a fire or flood or an entire neigbourhood threatened by a forest fire, ESS volunteers are trained and able to provide aid, comfort and basic needs to residents of the community through those first critical hours of a disaster.
As part of Sooke's Emergency Program, this volunteer group is a division of Sooke Fire Rescue Service.
The Bahá’í Faith is an ideology, a religion, a belief system Divinely revealed for the purpose to “safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men.” It is not an end in itself; it is a tool, an instrument for the wellbeing of all of humanity. It contains all of the necessary principles, teachings, structures, and most importantly, the moral/spiritual authority to transform all the components of society to achieve world peace.
Our Club accepted the "Lioness Bridging Program" offered by Lions International and "bridged" our "Lioness Club" (formerly Sooke Lioness Club) in September 2003 which became our official charter date. There were 25 original members of the newly formed Sooke Lioness Lions Club. On July 1, 2010 we re-named our club to the Sooke Harbourside Lions Club.
In 2011, 41 members are very active in the Sooke community, but work closely with Lions and Lioness Clubs in Multiple District 19 (British Columbia, Washington, and Northern Idaho).