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Responding to COVID-19 - Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Community Health Message posted: 29-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

KB FETCH is continuing to include information about services and resources that might be helpful to residents of Kootenay Boundary (KB) communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are posting lists of resources and updates to services as well as adding specific changes to individual services pages.
If you want information specific to a particular area within the KB, go to the right-hand-side of the Home page, click on the applicable Community and then put "COVID-19" in the search bar.
Please contact us if you have information about a local service or community response to COVID-19 that you think we should include.
Many thanks to all who are working so hard to help us all get through this difficult time!

PLEASE TAKE PART: COVID-19 SURVEY OPEN UNTIL MAY 31: BC COVID-19 SPEAK:Your story, our future is a population health survey from the BC CDC to elicit citizen experience, knowledge and actions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Substance Use / Addictions - Peer Support / 12 Step - Boundary (Grand Forks Area)

Al-Anon / Alateen Central Services for BC

A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope to solve their common problems.more info

Address / Contact Info
101 - 3680 East Hastings Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6A 4J1
Meetings & other Info: 1-888-425-2666
Office: (604) 688-1716
Fax: (604) 688-1716
Web Links Website Email

Alcoholics Anonymous - West Kootenay Boundary Meetings

BC / Yukon AA Area 79 includes Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in various communities in the West Kootenay Boundary area.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC / Yukon AA Area 79
Box 42114
, Vancouver, BC, V5S 4R5
Hot Line: (250) 352-3391
Web Links Website Email

Narcotics Anonymous BC Region

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a community based association of recovering drug addicted individuals that is based on the Twelve Step program originally developed within Alcoholics Anonymous.more info

Address / Contact Info
PO Box 95019
, Vancouver, BC, V5T 4T8
Toll-free: 1-855-444-2262
Web Links Website

Narcotics Anonymous West Kootenay Boundary Help Line

West Kootenay Boundary area 24 hour toll-free help line.more info

Address / Contact Info
Narcotics Anonymous West Kootenay Boundary Help Line
West Kootenay Boundary Area
Helpline: 1-855-444-2262
Web Links Website

Tobacco Reduction Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Regional program using a variety of approaches to: Prevent tobacco use among children and youth; Help those who want to quit using tobacco products Protect people from the health effects of second-hand smoke.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nelson Health Centre
333 Victoria Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4K3
Tobacco Reduction Coordinator: (250) 505-7232
Toll-free: 1-877-221-3388
Fax: (250) 505-7211
Web Links Website