Labour Action at Samaritan House

ICCS is currently experiencing labour action at our Samaritan House location. A picket line is in place. Services to the public remain open and the shelter is operational.

Inquiries from media representatives should be directed to Terry Honcharuk, Advocate & Manager of Bargaining Services,, 1.800.377.3340 Ext. 106

Please direct general inquiries to Violet Hayes, Executive Director,, 778-441-4227 ext. 105

Please direct inquiries about services at Samaritan House to Ronell Bosman, Program Coordinator,, 250-753-1474

Join us for the Coldest Night of the Year Launch Event!

Coldest Night of the Year - Neon Snowflake Logo

Help ICCS care for the homeless, hungry, and hurting!

Please join us 3-5 pm, January 14, at 3 -1200 Princess Royal Avenue, Island Crisis Care Society office. 

Coldest Night of the Year in many communities across Canada

Over 90 communities in Canada will be walking to support the homeless and hurting in our communities. Join us by registering at
Walk in Nanaimo or Parksville on February 20th, 2016.

Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday Banner

This Monday Buy a Brick to Support Samaratin House!

December 2nd, 2015 we launch our Capital Campaign to build a warm, safe, and beautiful shelter. Your gift of $25 can cement a real foundation for the New Samaritan House.  Our goal is to “sell” 400 virtual bricks this Christmas Season for Samaritan House.  

Click here to Buy a Brick.

See our ad in the Nanaimo News Bulletin.


Thankful to Have a Home?

"Thankful to have a home" is Island Crisis Care Society's annual Thanksgiving fundraiser.

Money from this campaign secures warm and safe homes for vulnerable people in Oceanside and Nanaimo. Please join us in this tangible act of sharing during the season of thanksgiving... Donate directly where-ever you see our Blue Bank...

Kids and Banks

or visit our online BLUE BANK CAMPAIGN at .

Participate in the Blue Bank online Fundraiser at

You can create a group page to get friends to donate to your fundraising page. It's easy and fun to set goals and share it on social media. All your donations will be receipted immediately and you can keep track of how your team is doing throughout the course of the campaign. Our Goal this year is to see 30+ new people who are homeless move into permanent, safe, warm homes! This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in helping our community.

How to Help

  1. Create your own Giving Group
  2. Support a Giving Group
  3. Spread the word and share this link with family, friends and colleagues

Please make a donation to the blue bank campaign so we can build a better tomorrow for Nanaimo Region citizens.

Get your Delicious Holiday Pies!

Add an apple pie to your upcoming holiday celebration made from local apples using the much lauded secret recipe of Rose McCulley!

Pies are frozen and unbaked and ready to go right into the oven from your freezer!Delcious Apple Pie

9” Apple Pie with Crust Top $10.00

9” Apple Pie with Crumble Top $10.00 

Order Forms are HERE

Dowload the order form, fill it out, and give it to any ICCS manager or drop it by the office:

#3 - 1200 Princess Royal Ave.
Nanaimo, BC
V9S 3Z7

or e-mail it to:

or fax it to: 778-441-4227

Thanks for the support!

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