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Responding to COVID-19 - Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Community Health Message posted: 29-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

KB FETCH is continuing to include information about services and resources that might be helpful to residents of Kootenay Boundary (KB) communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are posting lists of resources and updates to services as well as adding specific changes to individual services pages.
If you want information specific to a particular area within the KB, go to the right-hand-side of the Home page, click on the applicable Community and then put "COVID-19" in the search bar.
Please contact us if you have information about a local service or community response to COVID-19 that you think we should include.
Many thanks to all who are working so hard to help us all get through this difficult time!

PLEASE TAKE PART: COVID-19 SURVEY OPEN UNTIL MAY 31: BC COVID-19 SPEAK:Your story, our future is a population health survey from the BC CDC to elicit citizen experience, knowledge and actions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov't / Legal / Complaints / Advocacy - Victim Services

Boundary Regional RCMP Victim Services - Grand Forks

Police based victim assistance program provides victims of crime and tragedy with assistance including; emotional support, information, practical assistance and court support.more info

Address / Contact Info
1608 Centre Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-5846
VictimLink BC (24/7): 1-800-563-0808
Fax: (250) 442-0172
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Boundary Regional RCMP Victim Services - Midway

Police based victim assistance program provides victims of crime and tragedy with assistance including emotional support, information, practical assistance and court support.more info

Address / Contact Info
580 Florence Avenue
, Midway, BC, V0H 1M0
Phone: (250) 449-2244
VictimLink BC (24/7): 1-800-563-0808
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Castlegar RCMP Victim Services

Police based victim assistance program provides victims of crime and tragedy with assistance including emotional support, information, practical assistance and court support.more info

Address / Contact Info
440 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1G7
Office: (250) 365-7341
VictimLink BC (24/7): 1-800-563-0808
Fax: (250) 365-0803
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Crime Victim Assistance Program

Provides assistance to victims of violent crime to aid in their recovery and ongoing security, so they may participate fully and safely in their communities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 5550 STN Terminal
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1H1
Toll-free: 1-866-660-3888
Phone: (604) 660-3888
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Ending Violence Association of BC

Provincial Association of service providers which addresses family violence, child sexual abuse (recent and historical) and sexual assault.more info

Address / Contact Info
1404 – 510 West Hastings Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1L8
Office: (604) 633-2506
Fax: (604) 633-2507
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Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

The Ombudsman is appointed by the Government of Canada to promote access to federal programs and services for victims and addresses complaints from the public about issues relating to victims of crime. more info

Address / Contact Info
P.O. Box 55037
, Ottawa, ON, K1P 1A1
Toll-free: 1-866-481-8429
TTY: 1-877-644-8385
Fax: (613) 941-3498
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Kaslo Community Victim Services

Community-based program for all victims of crime, including family violence and sexual assault.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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Nakusp RCMP Victim / Witness Services

Provides victims of crime & tragedy and witnesses with assistance including emotional support, information, practical assistance and court support.more info

Address / Contact Info
925 Hwy 23
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0
Victim Services: (250) 265-4834
24/7 VictimLink BC : 1-800-563-0808
Fax: (250) 265-4292
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Nelson Area Joint Victim Services - Nelson Police Office

Police based victim services program provides victims of crime and tragedy with assistance including emotional support, information, practical assistance and court support.more info

Address / Contact Info
606 Stanley Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 1N4
Phone: (250) 505-5657
24/7 VictimLink BC : 1-800-563-0808
Fax: (250) 354-4179
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Nelson Area Joint Victim Services - RCMP Office

Police based victim services program provides victims of crime and tragedy with assistance including emotional support, information, practical assistance and court support.more info

Address / Contact Info
1010 Second Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 3L1
Victim Services: (250) 354-5196
24/7 VictimLink BC: 1-800-563-0808
Fax: (250) 352-7538
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