Adult Substance Use Services - Kaslo

Provides services for adults with problematic substance use (addictions) concerns:

  • Assessment
  • Individual and group treatment including relapse prevention which provides ongoing support to help maintain recovery

Referral and coordination for those needing:

  • Opiod Substitution Therapy (OST) (utilizing methadone or suboxone)
  • Withdrawal (detox) services
  • Day Treatment, Residential Treatment or Residential Supportive Recovery services

Free naloxone (narcan) kits are available at the office for substance users, family members or friends. In addition, free harm reduction supplies including needles and safer smoking kits are also available upon request.

Individuals may self-refer or referral may be made by a family member, physician or other helping professional.

Counsellor may be contacted either at North Kootenay Lake Community Services or at the Kaslo Primary Health Unit in the Victorian Community Health Centre, 673A Avenue, Kalso (phone:250-353-2291; Fax: 250-353-2738).

Serves communities in the North Kootenay Lake area including Ainsworth Argenta, Howser, Kaslo, Johnson's Landing, Lardeau, Meadow Creek, Riodel and Crawford Bay.

Address / Contact Info

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (NKLCSS)
336 B Avenue Kaslo, BCV0G 1M0
Counsellor : Jenny Hide
Mailing address:
Box 546
Kaslo, BC
V0G 1M0

Phone Numbers

NKLCSS Office : (250) 353-7691 ext 204
MHSU - Kaslo Primary Health : (250) 353-2754 or (250)252-2291 ext 3
NKLCSS Fax : (250) 353-7694

Hours of Operation

NKLCSS Office: Monday to Thursday: 9am - 12 noon; 1 - 4pm

Kaslo Primary Health Unit: Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Kaslo

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This program was last updated on 26 Jun 2018.