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

Community Health Message posted: 03-Apr-2020 3:00 PM PDT

KB FETCH is continuing to include information about services and resources that might be helpful to Kootenay Boundary residents and communities.
We are posting lists of resources and updates for communities as well as adding specific changes to individual program pages
Put "COVID-19" in the search bar below to find this information.
Before trying to access a service, we suggest that you phone or email before going to the location.
Please contact us if you have information about a local service or community response to COVID-19 that you think we should add.
Many thanks to all who are working so hard to help us all get through this difficult time!

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Mental Health / Counselling - Children / Youth Community Counselling

ARC Programs

Provides support, intervention, treatment and rehabilitative services to children, youth and families of the Interior and Kootenay Regions of BC Programs in the West Kootenay.more info

Address / Contact Info
625 B Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-5800
Toll-free: 1-866-352-5514
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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Boundary Behavioural Support Services

Program serves the Boundary area and provides individual behavioural support to children and youth who have been diagnosed with Pervasive Development Disorder including Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger's Syndrome.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Family Services (BFS), Glanville Family Centre
1200 Central Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Office: (250) 442-2267
Toll-free: 1-877-442-5355
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Child and Youth Counselling - Boundary

Counselling for children and youth affected by trauma, sexual abuse, family violence, grief and loss, eating disorders and children exhibiting life threatening behaviours.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Family Services (BFS), Glanville Family Centre
1200 Central Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-2267
Toll-free: 1-877-442-5355
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Child and Youth Counselling - Nakusp

Serves children and youth with behavioural issues and mental health concerns. Includes assessment, counselling, referrals, and follow-up services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS)
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Ext 207: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Child and Youth Counselling - Nelson

Provides counselling services and art/play therapy to children / youth who have experienced or witnessed abuse.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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Children's Communication School Groups - Trail

Groups held in local schools for children 6 to 12 years of age with a focus on communication and social skills, enhancing self-esteem, managing emotions, dealing with bullying and coping with change. more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Trail FAIR Office: (250) 364-2326
Fax: (250) 364-1255
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Children's Support Program - Trail

Individualized support, socialization and skill development for children from families in crisis or in need of extra support.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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FASD Key Worker/ Parent & Family Support Services

Provides support, advocacy and referral for West Kootenay Boundary families who have children / youth who have been diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or Complex Disorder.more info

Address / Contact Info
ARC Programs
625 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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Freedom Quest Youth Services - Castlegar Services & Head Office

Provides free services to youth & families who have been negatively impacted by substance use in the West Kootenay Boundary Regionmore info

Address / Contact Info
Freedom Quest Youth Services Society
349 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1G6
Castlegar Youth Sub. Use Counsellor: (250) 304-2676
Head Office: (250) 304-2676
Toll Free: 1-877-304-2676
Fax: (250) 304-2678
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Freedom Quest Youth Services - Grand Forks

Provides free services to youth & families who have been negatively impacted by substance use in the West Kootenay Boundary Regionmore info

Address / Contact Info
Freedom Quest Youth Services Society
486 B 72nd Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
G. F. Youth Substance Use Counsellor: (250) 442-7979
Head Office in Castlegar: 1-877-304-2676
Fax: (250) 442-4324
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