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Children, Youth & Families - Child Development / Special Needs - Salmo Area

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), Main Office
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
Kris Salikin, Executive Director: (250) 231-4968
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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), Main Office
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
Kris Salikin, Executive Director: (250) 231-4968
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Children's Speech Language Pathology Services - Nelson Area

Provides programs for the prevention, identification, assessment and treatment of communication difficulties for children birth to school entry.more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health Authority
333 Victoria Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4K3
Phone: (250) 505-7200
Fax: (250) 505-7211
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Family Support Institute

Strengthens and supports BC families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Office, 227 6th Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5
Regional Network Coordinator,Kootenays: (250) 231-7712
Provincial Office: 1-800-441-5403
Provincial Office: (604) 540-9374
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FASD Key Worker/ Parent & Family Support Services

Provides support, advocacy and referral for West Kootenay Boundary families who have children / youth who have been diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or Complex Disorder.more info

Address / Contact Info
ARC Programs
625 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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Infant Development Program - West Kootenay

Services are for children from birth to 3 years who live in the West Kootenay region and are at risk for developmental delay or have a delay or disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Family Place (KFP)
767 11th Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Phone: (778) 460-5097
Fax: (250) 365-5792
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Kootenay CYSN (Child & Youth Special Needs) Family Services Program

Provides a wide variety of specialized services for families of children and youth with special needsmore info

Address / Contact Info
ARC Programs
625 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1J7
Kootenay Office: (250) 365-5800
Candice Henriques, Program Director: (250) 763-2977 ext 237
Kootenay Office: (250) 365-5811
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MCFD Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS)

Provides information and support for deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind children and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
4334 Victory Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5J 1R2
Office: (604) 660-1800
TTY: (604) 660-1807
Office: (604) 660-1807
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Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre

The curricula and various educational props and materials are designed for children with disabilities. more info

Address / Contact Info
Ambulatory Care Building, K2 - 126
4480 Oak Street
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4
Toll-free: 1-800-331-1533
Phone: (604) 453-8335
Fax: (604) 875-3455
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Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

A provincial resource affiliated with BC Children's Hospital, providing specialized services for children with disabilities from birth to age 19. A referral from physician required.more info

Address / Contact Info
3644 Slocan Street
, Vancouver, BC, V5M 3G1
Toll-free: 1-888-300-3088
Phone: (604) 453-8300
Fax: (604) 453-8301
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