BC Emergency Health Services provides pre-hospital emergency services and inter-facility patient transfers throughout the province and oversees the BC Ambulance Service and BC Patient Transfer Services.
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.
Pharmasave was founded in 1981 and is a member owned and governed cooperative of over 600 independent community pharmacies across Canada. Being locally owned and operated, we take great pride in living in and helping contribute to a healthy community.
Sooke Pharmasave offers a Seniors Day on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Free tea, coffee and cake is provided. Seniors also enjoy prizes and a 15% discount on non-sale items on this day.
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.
As an integral part of the Canadian Search and Rescue (SAR) System, the mission of Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCM-SAR) is to save lives on the water. Our 1,000 plus members strive daily to provide world-class marine SAR and boating safety services.
The Sooke RCMP Detachment serves a very large area, extending as far as Port Renfrew (82 kilometres west of Sooke). The Sooke detachment has a Staff Sergeant, Corporals, Constables and Public Service employees, as well as Auxiliary Constables and a part time Victim Services worker. In addition to their distinctive motor vehicles, the RCMP utilize bike patrols on a part-time basis. Several volunteers work in Victim Services and citizen crime watch patrol.
The Shirley Community Association was established in 1934 and the Shirley Hall was constructed in 1937 on donated land on the corner of what is now West Coast Rd and Sheringham Point Rd. The Association carries on multiple functions.