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Transit Services Nakusp

Serves Nakusp, Edgewood, New Denver, Silverton, Slocan, Slocan Valley, Kaslo, Salmo, Krestova, Shoreacres. Many routes need to be prebooked and most are served only once or twice a week. Call or check website for schedules and pre-bookingmore info

Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Transit System, Slocan Zone
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
West Kootenay Transit: 18559933100 Ext 4
Phone: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Advocacy Centre Services in Castlegar

Free services include addressing income & disability assistance, landlord/tenant issues (for tenants), family law information and Legal Services information & resources.more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar Community Services Building
1007 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Advocacy Centre: 1-877-352-5777
Fax: (250) 352-5723
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Advocacy Centre Services in Nelson & Region

Provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the West Kootenay as well as community based victim services for Nelson Area.more info

Address / Contact Info
Advocacy Centre
521 Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 1S5
Phone: (250) 352-5777
Toll-free: 1-877-352-5777
Fax: (250) 352-5723
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Advocacy Centre Services in Salmo

Free services include addressing income & disability assistance, landlord/tenant issues, family law information and Legal Services information & resources.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salmo Community Services Building
311 Railway Avenue
, Salmo, BC, V0G 1Z0
Advocacy Centre: 1-877-352-5777
Fax: (250) 352-5723
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Advocacy Services in Trail Area & Grand Forks

Free services concerning income assistance (welfare), disability income assistance, tenancy issues, and various concerns related to accessing and receiving government services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
FAIR Office: (250) 364-2326
Fax: (250) 364-1255
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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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B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit

Provides eligible families monthly payments for each child under eighteen years of age to help with child care expenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canada Revenue Agency, Surrey Tax Centre
200 - 471 Queensway Avenue
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6S5
Toll-free: 1-800-387-1193
Fax: (250) 492-8346
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Baby's Best Chance

A program for pregnant women and new mothers that provides nutrition, parent education and emotional support.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Family Services (BFS), Glanville Family Centre
1200 Central Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Ext 40223: (250) 442-2267
Toll-free: 1-877-442-5355
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BC Healthy Kids Program

Helps low-income families with costs associated with basic dental care and prescription glasses for their children.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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BC Smoking Cessation Program

Helps people stop using tobacco by assisting them with the cost of quit-smoking aids. Talk to a pharmacist or doctor to decide if quit-smoking medications are suitable. more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Ministry of Health
British Columbia
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