The Juan de Fuca Salmon Restoration Society was formed as a result of a symposium on salmon organized by the Sooke Region Historical Society in September 2002 which was held at Edward Milne Community School. Many presenters from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds of experience made contributions to the two-day program, titled SALMON: PAST–PRESENT-FUTURE.
We are continuing to work with the T'Sou-ke Nation and the Capital Regional District Regarding our mutual interest to acquire land in the Muir Creek watershed. We also evaluate new properties, as they become available, for their suitability for parkland.
To provide information to park visitors about keeping themselves and their possessions safe while they are visiting our beautiful parks and to provide tourist information about local businesses and attractions.
Mission Statement: To provide free, safe and compassionate transport to patients receiving any form of cancer assessment, treatment or surgery or remedial procedures, who live or are staying within the thirteen municipalities of Southern Vancouver Island.
Services are offered within the Sooke Region. We are also always looking for more drivers to help.
Bridges for Women Society provides support, education and employment training for women who have been impacted by trauma, violence, abuse and/or neglect, to reclaim their lives and build economic security. We also offer trauma-informed employment programs, an online program, personal and career assessments, counselling, one on one support, career exploration, job development, mentoring, upgrading with Camosun College, and support with accessing the single parent employment initiative. We are located at 6625 Sooke Road (in the Worklink office).
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
For more information check out their BC website.
The Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) provides a range of programs and services to address the unique needs of military members and their families. We offer some programs in the Sooke Region directly.
Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi is a volunteer-run registered charity dedicated to bringing theTaoist Tai Chi Internal Arts of Health and other health promoting Taoist arts to the public. The Society was founded in Toronto in 1970 by Master Moy Lin-Shin, a Taoist monk. Master Moy has synthesized the wisdom he learned in more than 50 years of training in martial arts, meditation, chi-kung and other Taoist practices.
The EMCS Program Office, overseen by the EMCS Society and Sooke School District #62, was established in 1987 when Edward Milne Secondary School became a community school. Since that time, the staff have worked to provide education opportunities for people of all ages in the Sooke Region. We continue to grow and change with the needs of the community, and we hope that you will find programs and services that are both useful and timely.
We welcome your creative input, so please contact us if you have any great ideas for ways we can further serve the community.