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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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Children, Youth & Families - Family Support / Groups / Parenting

Aboriginal Early Years - West Kootenay Boundary

Offers cultural support and consultation to early years staff as well as cultural support and resources to local early years and childcare programs/agencies in the West Kootenay Boundary region. more info

Address / Contact Info
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS)
1005 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Jesie Britton : (250) 304-7481
Liam Fitzpatrick : (250) 509-0344
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Aboriginal Family Connections Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Offers support and counselling for Aboriginal families including helping to provide cultural and family connections for Aboriginal children and youth in care of MCFD.more info

Address / Contact Info
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS)
1005 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
COINS Office: (240) 231-4968
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Aboriginal Family Gatherings - Nelson

For families with children whose heritage is First Nations, Metis or Inuit living in the West Kootenays. Gather to share stories, food and friends.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Kids Society, The Family Place
312 Silica Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4M5
Ann Marie: (250) 352-6678 ext 8
Fax: (250) 354-2055
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Aboriginal Family Services Development Program - West Kootenay

Provides support and consultation to Family Support Counselors and other service providers in the West Kootenay region who work with Aboriginal families. Also offers support services, referrals and cultural information to Aboriginal families experiencing family issues.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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Aboriginal Family Support - Boundary

Provides emotional and practical support to Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis & Inuit) children, youth and families using a culturally respectful and client centred approach. more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Family Services (BFS), Glanville Family Centre
1200 Central Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-2267
Toll-free: 1-877-442-5355
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Aboriginal Home Support Program - Nelson

Provides in-home support and assistance to Aboriginal families with young children. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Kids Society, The Family Place
312 Silica Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4M5
Phone: (250) 352-6678 Ext 8
Fax: (250) 354-2055
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Adulting 101 - Nelson

For parents under 30 years old. Offered twice a year for 8 weeks of workshops, lunch and childminding for children 1-5 yearsmore info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Kids Society, The Family Place
312 Silica Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4M5
Cathy: (250) 352-6678 ext 1
Fax: (250) 354-2055
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Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) - Boundary

Services include a regular drop-in group to provide support, information and education for parents with children under 6 years of age.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Family Services (BFS), Glanville Family Centre
1200 Central Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-2267
Toll-free: 1-877-442-5355
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Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) - Castlegar

Addresses the health, behaviour and developmental of children from birth to six years of age and supports families who may be at risk for a wide variety of reasons. Education, early intervention, and prevention are strong components of the program more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Family Place (KFP) , Neighbourhood House
767 11 Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-8448
Erin : (778) 460-5110
Fax: (250) 365-5792
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Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) - Nakusp

Supports families with children from birth to six years old to promote the health and well-being of young children and infants. more info

Address / Contact Info
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS)
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Ext 208: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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