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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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Basic Needs / Support - Housing / Residential Support

Aimee Beaulieu Transition House - Nelson

Offers free, confidential, 24/7 temporary refuge and supportive services for women and their children leaving relationship violence. more info

Address / Contact Info
Nelson Community Services (NCS)
c/o 201 - 518 Lake Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4C6
Transition House (24/7): (250) 354-4357
NCS Office: (250) 352-3504
T-House Fax: (250) 354-4977
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Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC

Private, non-profit, self-regulatory organization dedicated to promoting fairness and honesty in the marketplace.more info

Address / Contact Info
404 - 788 Beatty Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2M1
Toll-free: 1-888-803-1222
Phone: (604) 682-2711
Fax: (604) 681-1544
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Boundary Women's Transition House

Offers 24 hour temporary free, safe shelter, and support for adult women and their dependant children, who are at risk of abuse, threats or violence. Also supports women and their children who are not staying at the Transition House.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Women's Coalition
Box 181
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-3131
Fax: (250) 442-3600
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Business Practices & Consumer Protection Authority of BC

Protects consumers and encourages fair business practices.more info

Address / Contact Info
307-3450 Uptown Blvd.
, Victoria, BC, V8Z 0B9
Office: 1-888-564-9963
Phone: (604) 320-1667
Fax: (250) 920-7181
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Castlegar Emergency Shelter Assistance

A number of Castlegar agencies have come together to provide a small amount of funding for temporary emergency housing and support for people with no other alternative.more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar, BC

Castlegar Safe Homes

A crisis response offering free, temporary accommodation and support to women and their children who have been victims of violence.more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar and District Community Services Society
1007 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Ext 227: (250) 365-2104
Fax: (250) 365-2154
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Cicada Place, Independence for Youth Program - Nelson

Assists adolescents aged 16 to 22 to make the transition into responsible adulthood through developing independent living skills through one-to-one and group work. Some youth may reside at Cicada Place.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nelson Community Services (NCS)
605 Lake Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4C7
Phone: (250) 352-3504
Cicada Place Fax:: (250) 352-9907
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Community Living BC - West Kootenay Boundary

Serves the West Kootenay Boundary region. Assists adults with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible.more info

Address / Contact Info
Community Living BC (CLBC): West Kootenay Boundary Centre
620 17th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4G7
Toll-free: 1-800-668-2249
Phone: (250) 365-8558
Fax: (250) 365-8560
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Find Affordable Housing Website

Contains a listing of the various non-profit owned housing facilities located in the Lower Columbia Region. more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail, BC
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Getting to Home - Trail Area

Provides direct support to assist individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to transition into safe and affordable housing.more info

Address / Contact Info
Career Development Services (CDS)
1565 Bay Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 4B2
Office: (250) 364-1104
Fax: (250) 364-9984
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