Home & Garden Program, Trail Area Health and Environment Program

Helps Trail and Rivervale families keep their home and yard environments healthy and safe. 

The Healthy Homes Program is offered to expectant families and families with children 36 months of age or younger in Trail and Rivervale. Each family is offered a yard assessment and an in-home visit by a Community Programs Representative.The associated Family Health Program provides additional support to these families

Yard assessment  includes soil testing and advice on how to cover up bare soil and improve lawns, gardens and ground cover.  Soil replacement may be offered on a case-by-case basis, based on the assessment results.  Yard improvement or yard conditioning may be offered to improve ground cover or reduce areas of bare soil.  The home visit includes information on how to make a home healthy and how to prevent children's lead exposure. 

If planning to renovate, a referral can be made to the Lead-Safe Renovation Program and can help set up a renovation work area. 

Both the Renovation and Garden and Yard Soil programs are available to all residents of Trail & Rivervale.

See the website for more detailed information

Address / Contact Info

Trail Area Health and Environment Program
1318 Bay Avenue Trail, BCV1R 4A8

Phone Numbers

Phone : 250-368-3256 Ext 53257

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Trail
Languages spoken: English

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 26 Oct 2018.