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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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Education / Employment / Development - School District 8 – Kootenay Lake - Community Partnerships

Career Preparation

Available to students in Grades 10 to 12.more info

Address / Contact Info
School District No. 8 - Kootenay Lake
570 Johnstone Road
, Nelson, BC, V1L 6J2
Phone: (250) 352-6681
Toll-free: 1-877-230-2288
Fax: (250) 352-6686
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Central Education Centre

Offers a number of educational programs and services including: Distance Education School of the Kootenays (DESK), Kootenay Lake Learning Centre, Homelinks & Wildflower School.more info

Address / Contact Info
811 Stanley Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 1N8
Phone: (250) 354-4311
Toll-free: 1-800-663-4614
Fax: (250) 505-7007
Web Links Website

Distance Education School of the Kootenays - Regional Program

Offers elementary and secondary level distance education to at least 6 School Districts in the BC Interior.more info

Address / Contact Info
Central Education Centre
1004 Cottonwood Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 3W2
LV Rogers Secondary School: (250) 352-5538
Hume Elementary School: (250) 352-5538
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Homelinks Learning Program

Offers several home learning options (both electronic and paper) to parents who are committed to offering their children an education at home.more info

Address / Contact Info
Central Education Centre
570 Johnstone Road
, Nelson, BC, V1L 6J2
Office: (250) 352-6681
Fax: (250) 352-6686
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One to One Volunteer Tutor Training and Reading Program - Kaslo & Balfour

An in-school program offered in the Kaslo & Balfour Area by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) in cooperation with School District No.8.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia basin Alliance for Literacy, Community Literacy - Kaslo & Balfour Area
Kaslo, BC
Phone: (250) 353-2289
Fax: (250) 353-7694
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One to One Volunteer Tutor Training and Reading Program - Nelson

An in-school program offered in the Nelson area by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) in cooperation with School District No.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), Community Literacy - Nelson
Learning Place, 608 Lake Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4C8
Phone: (250) 505-2361
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One to One Volunteer Tutor Training and Reading Program - Slocan Valley

An in-school program offered in the Slocan Valley by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) in cooperation with School District No.8.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), Community Literacy - Slocan Valley
Slocan Valley, BC
Phone: (250) 226-6949
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Salmo Learning Centre - The Hub

An alternative learning environment which offers grade 8 to 12 curriculum to students who have had trouble finding success in a mainstream environment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salmo Secondary School
715 Davies Avenue
, Salmo, BC, V0G 1Z0
Phone: (250) 357-2226
Fax: (250) 357-9777
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Stress Free Reading at Home Workshop - Kalso & Balfour

A parent program linked with the One to One Reading program and designed to increase the enjoyment of reading at home with their children.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) , Community Literacy - Kaslo & Balfour Area
Kaslo, BC
Phone: (250) 353-2289
Fax: (250) 353-7694
Web Links Website Email

Stress Free Reading at Home Workshop - Nelson

A parent program linked with the One to One Reading program and designed to increase the enjoyment of reading at home with their children.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), Community Literacy - Nelson
Learning Place, 608 Lake Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4C8
Phone: (250) 505-2361
Web Links Website Email