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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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Mental Health / Counselling - Children / Youth Mental Health

Child and Youth Community Mental Health - Nelson

Provides supports and therapeutic counselling to children/youth and parents relating to children experiencing mental health issues. Referrals accepted only from MCFD’s Child and Youth Mental Health services. more info

Address / Contact Info
Nelson Community Services (NCS)
201 - 518 Lake Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4C6
Phone: (250) 352-3504
Fax: (250) 352-3750
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Child and Youth Mental Health - Kaslo

Provides assessment, diagnosis and therapeutic interventions for children and youth who have emotional, mental and behavioral issues.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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Child and Youth Mental Health - Nakusp

Provides comprehensive community mental health services for children who are under the age of 19 and may be experiencing mental, emotional or behavioural difficulties. more info

Address / Contact Info
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS)
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Phone: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Child and Youth Mental Health - Salmo

Counsellor works with children and youth exhibiting life threatening behaviours, mental illness, adjustment problems or conduct disorders. more info

Address / Contact Info
Salmo Community Resource Society (SCRS), Salmo Community Services Centre
311 Railway Avenue
, Salmo, BC, V0G 1Z0
Phone: (250) 357-2277
Fax: (250) 357-2385
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MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health - Boundary

Clinical counselling services, for youth aged to 19 years, include assessment, counselling and referrals if necessary. more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
486 B 72 Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Grand Forks Office: (250) 442-4378
Toll-free: 1-888-431-3411
Fax: (250) 442-4324
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MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health - Castlegar

Clinical counselling services, for youth aged to 19 years, include assessment, counselling and referrals if necessary. more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
124 - 845 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1H3
Castlegar Office: (250) 365-4470
Toll-free: 1-888-431-3411
Fax: (250) 365-4482
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MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health - Nelson

Available for children and adolescents who are experiencing life threatening depression and other psychological disordersmore info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
566 Stanley Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 1N2
Nelson Office: (250) 354-6480
Toll-free: 1-888-431-3411
Fax: (250) 354-6720
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MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health - Trail

Services provided to children and youth requiring mental health services, as well as help and support to their families. more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
278 - 1051 Farwell Street
, Trail, BC, V1R 4S9
Trail Office: (250) 364-0540
Toll-free: 1-888-431-3411
Fax: (250) 364-0711
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West Kootenay Eating Disorders Clinic

Outpatient clinic serving West Kootenay adults and children with eating disorders. Referrals can be through self or a professional.more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health Authority, Castlegar and District Community Health Centre
707 10th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 2H7
Caryn: (250) 505-7252
Fax: (250) 304-1240
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