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Home Support: We Can Do Better / Challenges Facing BC Seniors

Community Health Message posted: 17-Sep-2019 4:09 PM PDT

Public Meetings with Isobel McKenzie, BC Seniors' Advocate
Nelson: September 19: 10:00 to 11:30am Nelson Civic Theatre
Trail: September 20: 1:30 to 2:30pm Trail Royal Canadian Legion Hall

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Cultural / Recreation / Social / Religious - Social/Cultural/Groups

Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA)

Coalition of over 80 organizations providing multicultural programs and immigrant settlement services throughout BC.more info

Address / Contact Info
4445 Norfolk Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5G 4G3
Toll-free: 1-888-355-5560
Phone: (604) 718-2780
Fax: (604) 298-0747
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Beaver Valley Age Friendly Initiative

Helps seniors find and access information and resources as well as coordinating seniors programs and activities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Village of Fruitvale
1968 Main Street
, Fruitvale, V0G 1L1
Age Friendly Coordinator: (250) 367-7428
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Blueberry Seniors Group

Seniors are welcomed to meet for coffee at the Blue Community School Hub on the first Monday of each month.more info

Address / Contact Info
Blueberry Community School Hub
200 Centre Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3B9
Blueberry School Community Hub: (250) 365-7201

Boundary All Nations Aboriginal Council (BANAC)

Provides a unified voice for all Aboriginal People; Inuit, Metis and First Nations throughout the Boundary Region, fosters cultural education and celebrates the richness of the Aboriginal communities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 1971
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Joan: (250) 442-3022
Leah: (250) 304-5621
Fax: (250) 442-3079
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Boundary Local Metis Association

Provides support and advocacy for Metis in area.more info

Address / Contact Info
2569 75th Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-5954
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Boundary Women's Resource Centre

Information, resources, programs, referral and support for women in the Boundary area. Also open to wider community, with resources and meeting space available to men and people of all ages.more info

Address / Contact Info
268 Market Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-5212
Fax: (250) 442-5212
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Canadian Council for Refugees

Council made up of representatives of organizations involved in the settlement, sponsorship and protection of refugees and immigrants.more info

Address / Contact Info
302 - 6839 Drolet
, Montreal, PQ, H2S 2T1
Phone: (514) 277-7223
Fax: (514) 277-1447
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Castlegar Youth Action Network

A youth driven organization, providing services, activities and resources for local area youth age 12 to 19 of all abilities, cultures and economic status.more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar and District Community Services Society
1007 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Office: (250) 365-2104
Cell: (250) 551-3897
Fax: (250) 365-2154
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Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS)

An Aboriginal non-profit society that provides support and services to children, families and individuals in the West Kootenay and Boundary region. more info

Address / Contact Info
Circle of IndIgenous Nations Society (COINS), Office
1005 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Phone: (250) 231-4968
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Genelle Seniors

Offers social and recreational activities for the seniors of Genelle. Call for more informationmore info

Address / Contact Info
1205 2nd Street
, Genelle, BC, V0G 1G0
Colleen: (250) 693-2322
Carrie: (250) 693-2134