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Boundary Community Food Bank

Service area includes Grand Forks, east to the Paulson Bridge, west to Bridesville and north west to Beaverdale.
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Address / Contact Info
215 Central Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 442-2800
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Supporting Humanity and Responsible Ecology (S.H.A.R.E.) Nelson

The Kootenay's largest outlet of ecologically recycled furniture, appliances, building materials, books and household goods.more info

Address / Contact Info
Supporting Humanity and Responsible Ecology (S.H.A.R.E.) Nelson
612 Lakeside Drive
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5S7
Phone: (250) 352-1222
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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: 1-855-993-3100
Phone: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Advocacy Centre

Provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the West Kootenay. Also provides specialized victim assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
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 Castlegar

An Advocate from the Advocacy Centre visits Castlegar approximately twice a month on a Thursday. Free services include addressing income assistance, disability income assistance, landlord/tenant problems with tenants, family law information and accessing Legal Services information and resources. more info

Address / Contact Info
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 Salmo

Free services include addressing income assistance, disability income assistance, landlord/tenant problems with tenants family law information and accessing Legal Services information and resources.more info

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

Free services include addressing income assistance, disability income assistance, landlord/tenant problems with tenants family law information and accessing Legal Services information and resources.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family & Individual Resources (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Advocacy Centre: 1-877-352-5777
Fax: (250) 352-5723
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Aimee Beaulieu Transition House - Nelson

Offers 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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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 and Individual Services Society (BFISS), 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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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
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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