The Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS) is an invaluable service to seasonaires to help them to settle into Whistler life. WCSS provides a range of events, services and amenities to Whistler seasonaires every year. These include counselling, support for injured or sick and a recycle centre for seasonaires to buy cheap ski gear.
Check out below for more details on their programs…
Whistler Welcome Week
WCSS host a welcome week for all new Seasonaires in November. Throughout the week different events are hosted often including a film night, pool party and a welcome dinner. The welcome dinner is a great event usually attracting at least 1000 seasonaires. The dinner is usually provided by several of the top restaurants in the village. For more information check here.
The Re-Use-It Centre is Whistler’s second hand store. The bargains that can be picked up here are unbelievable. Skis, snowboards, boots, ski jackets, ski pants, books and electronics are just a sample of the amazing goods you can get there. It’s located in Function Junction. The number 1 bus South or 2 goes there from the village and it’s open 11-6 daily. For more information check here.
Counseling Assistance Program
The counselling assistance program offers anyone who is financially restricted $50/hour towards an approved and licensed councillor or psychologist session. To qualify you must have been here for more than 3 months. For more information check here.
The above is just a sampling of some of the many fantastic projects WCSS provide. Check their website for the full selection. www.mywcss.org