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Children, Youth & Families - Child Development / Special Needs - General Services

Child and Youth (CYC) Program

Serves children and youth who have a developmental disability, a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, or are eligible for the at Home Program (severe disabilities, complex health needs and/or palliative care)more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Association for Community Living (TACL)
1565 B Bay Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 4B2
CYC Program: (250) 512-9224
TACL Office: (250) 368-3503
Fax: (250) 368-5559
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Community Intergration Program - Boundary

Provides a positive, inclusive community based program for children and youth with developmental and physical disabilities. 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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FASD Key Worker/ Parent & Family Support Services

Provides support, advocacy and referral for West Kootenay Boundary families who have children / youth who have been diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or Complex Disorder.more info

Address / Contact Info
ARC Programs
625 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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Infant Development Program - Boundary

Parent education and family support assistance for families whose children have or may have developmental delays and are between newborn and 3 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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Infant Development Program - West Kootenay

Services are for children from birth to 3 years who live in the West Kootenay region and are at risk for developmental delay or have a delay or disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Family Place (KFP)
767 11th Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-5616
Toll-free: 1-888-644-5616
Fax: (250) 365-5792
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MCFD Child and Youth Special Needs Services - Nelson

Specialized service and funding options may be available for children or teens (and their families) who have special needs.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
308 - 310 Ward Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5S4
Phone: (250) 354-6465
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MCFD Child and Youth Special Needs Services - Trail

Specialized services and funding options may be available for children or teens (and their families) who have special needs.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
278 - 1051 Farwell Street
, Trail, BC, V1R 4S9
Office: (250) 364-0540
Fax: (250) 364-0711
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MCFD Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS)

Provides information and support for deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind children and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
4334 Victory Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5J 1R2
Office: (604) 660-1800
TTY: (604) 660-1807
Office: (604) 660-1807
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Special Services to Children

Provides life skills training and helps develop socialization in the community for children and youth who are mentally challenged.more info

Address / Contact Info
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (NKLCSS)
336 B Avenue
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Phone: (250) 353-7691
Fax: (250) 353-7694
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West Kootenay Boundary Behavior Support Services

Program serves the West Kootenay Boundary area and provides individual behaviour support to children and youth who have been diagnosed with Pervasive Development Disorder including Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Family Place (KFP), Neighbourhood House
749 11th Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-5616
Toll-free: 1-888-644-5616
Fax: (250) 365-5792
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