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Children, Youth & Families

"Ages and Stages" Developmental Screening

Event held twice a year and provides a chance for local families to have a free, one hour appointment to check their child’s (birth to age 5) development. more info

Address / Contact Info
Family Action Network (FAN)
1160 Cedar Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1N 4S8
FAN: 1-855-368-3707
FAN Regional Coordinator: (250) 687-1501
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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
Jessica: (250) 304-3679
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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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Adoptive Families Association of BC

Supports the adoption community at all ages and stages through education, counselling, family events, and advocacy.
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Address / Contact Info
200 - 7342 Winston Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5A 2H1
Adopt BC Kids Info Line: 1-877-236-7807
Office: (604) 320-7330
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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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ARC Programs

Provides support, intervention, treatment and rehabilitative services to children, youth and families of the Interior and Kootenay Regions of BC Programs in the West Kootenay.more info

Address / Contact Info
625 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Office: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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