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Basic Needs / Support - Housing / Residential Support - N. Kootenay Lake (Kaslo Area)

Aimee Beaulieu Transition House - Nelson

Offers free, confidential, 24/7 temporary refuge and supportive services for women and their children leaving relationship violence. Please check web site or phone for COVID 19 protocols.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
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BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA)

A grant program that helps homeowners and landlords pay for home adaptations to extend the time low-income seniors and people with disabilities can live at home or in their rental accommodation independently.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
101 - 4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4V8
Office: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-8550
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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
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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 (CLBC) - West Kootenay Boundary Centre

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

Address / Contact Info
620 17th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4G7
Office: (250) 365-8558
Toll-free: 1-877-660-2522
Fax: (250) 365-8560
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Kaslo Safe Homes Program

Provides crisis intervention, and a local network of short term, free accommodation for women with their children and pets who are at risk of abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (NKLCSS)
336 B Avenue
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Phone: (250) 353-7691
Fax: (250) 353-7694
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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
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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
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Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

A BC Housing program which 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 2E3
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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