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BALSAM STREET DAYCARE A fun, creative, active and positive atmosphere! Run by a stay-at-home mother. Mon. to Fri., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. $30/half-day (four hours) and $50/full day (eight hours). $5 for each additional hour. Call Kristi at (604) 894-5992. 

COATS FOR KIDS Winter coats for children of all ages can be dropped off at Dual Mountain Drycleaners at Market Pavillion and Function Junction. Contact WCSS 604-932-0113 or Richard Kim 604-935-7500.

EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Province-wide program with individualized services. In addition to client outcome of full-time or part-time employment, successful results of participation also include, employment placement, self-employement services, better understanding of disability as it relates to eployment, increased access to needed disability supports, and increased connection to the community. Call Karla at 604-848-9597.

KIDSPORT WHISTLER Financial assistance is provided to financially restricted families so "all kids can play." Call Sheila Mozes at 604-905-9393 or 604-938-3133 ext. 350, or Janet McDonald 604-932-0113. For Pemberton call Stephanie 604-894-5979.

PEMBERTON PARENT INFANT DROP-IN Facilitated by Caprii Mohammed, Public Health Nurse. Every Monday 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Coast Garibaldi Pemberton Health Centre, 1403 Portage Road. Call 604-894-6939 for info.

PEMBERTON PARENT-TOT DROP-IN Mon., Wed. and Thurs. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. at 1357 Aster Street. Call 604-894-6101.

RIDES TO AND FROM WHISTLER Seats are available in the Jack Bell Foundation carpool/vanpool service between Squamish and Whistler. For further information please call 1-888-593-7433 or

WHISTLER EMERGENCY SOCIAL SERVICES Provides short-term assistance to British Columbians during declared emergencies. For more information contact Erin Marriner at (604) 935-8473 or

WHISTLER YOUTH CENTRE Now open at My Place. Activities include ping pong, pool table, Playstation, Nintendo, Internet access, big screen projection TV, day and overnight trips and tons of other activities. 604-935-8187.

WHISTLER COMMUNITY SERVICES Supports and promotes social sustainability in Whistler with programs to assist community members in enhancing their lives. Donations over $25 receive charitable tax receipts. 604-932-0113 or

WCSS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT Have you recently suffered the loss of a loved one? If you are interested in a bereavement support group contact Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113.

WCSS ELIZABETH MANSO VISITING VOLUNTEERS Offer support for the incapacitated that need help and comfort. In case of confinement to home, either terminal or temporary the group can be called upon for assistance at 604-932-0113.

WCSS FOOD BANK Open 1st and 3rd Monday each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., beside the Our Lady of Mountains Catholic Church at the end of Lorimer Road. Donations welcome!

WCSS RE-USE IT CENTRE Open daily, 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. at the recycling depot in Function Junction selling donated clothing, furniture, books and household items. All donated items must be clean, in good shape and working order. 604-932-1121.

WCSS PARENT INFANT DROP-IN Provides social support and info to new moms. Meet on Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whistler Health Care Centre.

WCSS YOUTH OUTREACH WORKERS Provide free, confidential support to youth and young adults. You talk, we listen. Call Claire 604-902-0670 or Davin 604-938-3902.