Mental Health and Substance Use Consumer, Family and Peer Support - WKB Region

Works with individuals with mental health & addiction concerns and their families in order to support & assist them in understanding mental health and substance use services & to develop initiatives for change. 

Offers the Mental Health Family Support Drop-in Group in Trail (see attached poster).

Trains and supervises peer support volunteers in Trail, Castlegar, Nelson, Nakusp and Grand Forks.

Offers “Mental Health First Aid” training for front-line community workers.

Coordinator works in close collaboration with Mental Health and Substance Use Advisory Councils in various communities in the region.

Serves the entire West Kootenay Boundary from Rock Creek in the west through Salmo & Kaslo in the east and from Nakusp in the north through Trail in the south.

Address / Contact Info

Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue Trail, BCV1R 1K7
Regional Coordinator : Lisa Melenka

Phone Numbers

Lisa Melenka : (250) 364-2326 ext 225
Toll-free : 1-877-364-2326
Fax : (250) 364-1255

Hours of Operation

Trail FAIR Office: Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail
Program fee notes: Free

Web Links

Forms and Resources

Location Map

This program was last updated on 07 Feb 2020.