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Children, Youth & Families - N. Kootenay Lake (Kaslo Area)

Aboriginal Family Connections Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Offers support and counselling for Aboriginal families including helping to provide cultural and family connections for Aboriginal children and youth in care of MCFD.more info

Address / Contact Info
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS), West Kootenay Office
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
Jessica MacLeod, Program Coordinator: (250) 608-3679
WK Office: 1-877-904-2634
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Aboriginal Infant Development Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Serves children birth to 3 years who are at risk for developmental delay or disability, or the caregiver has a concern regarding the child’s behavior or developmentmore info

Address / Contact Info
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS), West Kootenay Office
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
WK Office: 1-877-904-2634
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Aboriginal Supported Child Development (ASCD) Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Intended for children who require extra support to be included in a child care setting more info

Address / Contact Info
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS), West Kootenay Office
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
WK Office: 1-877-904-2634
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Adopt BC Kids

Information about the adoption process for families wanting to adopt a child or teen who has been in the BC Foster care system.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) Kootenay Area Office
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Adoptive Families Association of BC

Supports the adoption community at all ages and stages through education, counselling, family events, and advocacy. more info

Address / Contact Info
200 - 7342 Winston Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5A 2H1
Adopt BC Kids Info Line: 1-877-236-7807
Office: (604) 320-7330
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Affordable Child Care Benefit

The Child Care Subsidy is a monthly payment from the BC government that helps eligible BC families to meet the costs of child care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-888-338-6622
Fax (toll-free): 1-877-544-0699
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Apple Tree Maternity

A team of family physicians, midwives and allied professionals provides pregnancy, birth and newborn care more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 518 Lake Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4C6
Office: (250) 354-3884
Fax: (250) 354-3894
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Aspen Maternity and Women's Health Clinic

Team of family doctors offer a range of maternity related services including prenatal, intrapartum and post partum care at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital
4th Floor, 1200 Hospital Bench Road
, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1
Office: (250) 364-5131
Fax: (250) 364-3473
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BC Foster Parents Association (BCFPA)

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Address / Contact Info
208 - 20641 Logan Avenue
, Langley , BC, V3A 7R3
Office: 1-800-663-9999
West Kootenay Contact: (778) 460-5174
Phone number (after hours): 1-888-495-4440
Fax: (604) 544-2223
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CBAL Community Literacy - Kaslo & Balfour

Offers a variety of literacy programs for all ages including children and their families as well for individual adults & seniors.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL)
Coordinator: (250) 353-2289
Settlement Worker (Nelson Office): (250) 505-6047
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