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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!

The Rural Evidence Review project in collaboration with the BC Rural Health Network has launched a provincial survey to understand rural and remote community experiences and responses to COVID-19. Participation is open to all residents of rural and remote BC communities. The survey is available on an ongoing basis, with no established end date.

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Basic Needs / Support - Housing / Residential Support - Arrow & Slocan Lakes (Nakusp Area)

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
Web Links Website Email

Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC

Private, non-profit, self-regulatory organization dedicated to promoting fairness and honesty in the marketplace.more info

Address / Contact Info
404 - 788 Beatty Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2M1
Toll-free: 1-888-803-1222
Phone: (604) 682-2711
Fax: (604) 681-1544
Web Links Website Email

Business Practices & Consumer Protection Authority of BC

Protects consumers and encourages fair business practices.more info

Address / Contact Info
307-3450 Uptown Blvd.
, Victoria, BC, V8Z 0B9
Office: 1-888-564-9963
Phone: (604) 320-1667
Fax: (250) 920-7181
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Community Living BC - West Kootenay Boundary

Serves the West Kootenay Boundary region. Assists adults with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible.more info

Address / Contact Info
Community Living BC (CLBC): West Kootenay Boundary Centre
620 17th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4G7
Toll-free: 1-800-668-2249
Phone: (250) 365-8558
Fax: (250) 365-8560
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Nova Vita Second Stage Program - Trail

A supportive program that includes housing for women (with or without children) who have left abusive relationships or have experienced past abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre Society
c/o 2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Laura: (250) 364-2665
Fax: (250) 364-1480
Web Links Website Email

Property Tax Deferment

A low interest loan program that assists qualifying BC homeowners in paying their annual property taxes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Tax Deferment Program
Office: 1-888-355-2700
Phone: (250) 387-0555
Web Links Website Email

Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

Provides direct cash assistance to eligible low-income working families with children under the age of 19 who are residents of BC.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
101 - 4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4T8
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-4729
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Residential Tenancy Branch Main Office

Provides landlords and tenants with information about rights and responsibilities under BC's Residential Tenancy Act and Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act.more info

Address / Contact Info
1726 Dolpin Avenue
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 7W6
Toll-free: 1-800-665-8779
Phone: (250) 717-2000
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Safe Home Program - Nakusp

Provides safe, confidential, and free temporary housing to women (and their children) fleeing violence or the risk of violence. more info

Address / Contact Info
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS)
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Safe Home (24/7): (250) 265-1843
ASLCS Office: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
Web Links Website Email

Seniors Housing

A list of seniors housing listed in the Senior Specific Section.more info

Address / Contact Info
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