The purpose of the Sooke Region Literacy Project is to build community and help people in the Sooke Region achieve the sense of empowerment that goes along with literacy. Our community development work is aimed at enhancing, coordinating and creating literacy programs in the Sooke Region, from East Sooke to Port Renfrew, making sure that everyone has access to the learning opportunities they need to fulfill their full potential.
The Library's mission is to enrich lives and communities through universal access to knowledge, lifelong learning, and literacy. The Sooke Branch of the Vancouver island Regional Library (VIRL) provides programs, information and support. We have free access computers and helpful staff. Come visit us at 2065 Anna Marie Road, Sooke, B.C.
The Otter Point, Shirley and Jordan River Resident and Ratepayers Association (OPSRRA), a non-profit organization established in 1992, represents about 400 residents from these three small, unincorporated communities west of Sooke, British Columbia
Otter Point, Shirley and Jordan River are three separate rural communities west of Sooke, B.C. (formally recognized by the Capital Regional District in 1995).
Transition Sooke (aka the Sooke Transition Town Society) was founded in 2011 by a group of residents dedicated to working with "local people, strengths and solutions" to once again make Sooke a resilient and sustainable community in keeping with its long pioneer and First Nations traditions.
Come and enjoy some Irish hospitality. My Name is Sandra and have created a home-based business caring for seniors.
I am a certified RCA (Resident Care Attendant) with many years experience as a care giver in a prestigious assisted living facility. I thrive on caring for seniors and hope to bring as much joy and laughter to my clients as they have brought me over the years.
Through the centuries, nature has shaped the people and the history of the southwest coast of Vancouver Island. Presentation of this fascinating story, where the rainforest meets the sea, is the mission of the Sooke Region Museum.
It is a people's history, set in a land where a rainforest of infinite majesty matches the awesome grandeur of the Pacific Ocean breaking upon the western shore.
The Juan de Fuca Emergency Program provides comprehensive support, planning and management of emergency response in the Electoral Area through the operation of Emergency Social Services. This program provides assistance to residents who are evacuated during an emergency. In cases where residents are left without power, water or access to amenities during storms, natural disasters or other incidents, provision for food, shelter and clothing needs are provided for up to 72 hours.
The Sooke Children's Garden Club meets monthly from May till October; all children from the age of 3 are welcome to attend to learn 'how to grow'. The club is free for families and thanks the Sooke Lions, Harbourside Lions and the Rotary Club for their support.
We offer the opportunity for children to learn the basics of gardening, environmental stewardship, encourage them to volunteer in our community and support the Sooke Fall Fair.
The District of Sooke is the local government body responsible for providing services for the residents of the municipality of Sooke.
A municipality is a corporation of the residents of its area and the governing body of a municipality is its Council. District of Sooke Council is composed of a Mayor and six (6) Councillors who hold office for a three (3) year term.
The citizens of the District of Sooke voted to become a municipality in 1999 and upon incorporation elected their first Mayor and Council.