About Us

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Summit Community Services Society is dedicated to promoting community well being by providing a continuum of quality, accessible, client-centred support and intervention services in a respectful manner.

 

To this end the Society has the following mandate:

 

  • To provide counselling services to individuals, children, families, and groups to address a wide range of needs.

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  • To provide a continuum of support services to individuals, children, families, and groups to address a wide range of needs.

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  • To provide intervention services that will modify the behaviours of individuals, children, families, and groups in such a way to improve their satisfaction with life and their ability to contribute to their community.

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  • To advocate for individual, children, families, and groups to help ensure their needs are being addressed and their rights are acknowledged.

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  • To provide referrals for individuals, children, families, and groups to ensure that their needs are addressed.

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  • To provide meaningful information and educate clients.

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  • To provide resources that may assist clients and service providers in addressing the community's needs.

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  • To educate the public and create awareness on significant wellness and social issues.

Summit Community Services Society is excited and pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive Director, Sarah Jacklin. 

Sarah has returned to the East Kootenay to take the lead position at Summit after spending time working for a non-profit in the lower mainland.

Sarah replaces retiring Executive Director Heather Rennebohm and will lead the team of counsellors, daycares, seniors’ groups and office staff in Cranbrook and Kimberley.

Sarah begins her new role Tuesday, September 7. Please join us in welcoming her to the team.