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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)
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
W.K. Program Coordinator: (250) 399-0719
G.F. Program Consultant: (250) 444-9463
COINS Main 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)
1801 Connors Road
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3N9
W.K. Program Coordinator: (250) 608-5909
G.F./Boundary Program Consultant: (250) 444-9595
COINS Main Office: 1-877-904-2634
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Children's (Age 0 - 5) 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
Nelson Health Centre
333 Victoria Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4K3
Speech Language Referral: (250) 505-7244
Nelson Health Centre Office: (250) 505-7200
Phone number (after hours): (250) 469-7070 ext 12074
Health Centre Fax: (250) 505-7211
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Family Support and Resource Centre (FSRC)

A BC Children's Hospital library that empowers patients, families, supporters, and community members with health information. Residents of BC and the Yukon can borrow from our collection for free.more info

Address / Contact Info
4480 Oak Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
Resource Centre: 1-800-331-1533
Phone: (604) 875-3699
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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
227 6th Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5
Provincial Office: 1-800-441-5403
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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
Infant Development Program: (778) 460-5097
KFP Office: (250) 365-8448
Fax: (250) 365-5792
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Kootenay Child & Youth with Support Needs (CYSN) Family Support Services

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 4G9
ARC Kootenay Office: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS)

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

Address / Contact Info
4334 Victory Street
, Burnaby, BC, V5J 1R2
Office: (604) 660-1800
Phone (TTY): (604) 660-1807
Fax: (604) 660-1859
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Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

A provincial resource affiliated with BC Children's Hospital, provides specialized developmental assessments and rehabilitation services for children & youth and their families. more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Children's Hospital & Sunny Hill Health Centre
4500 Oak Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
Toll-free: 1-888-300-3088
Phone: (604) 875-2345
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Support Services for Families with FASD

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

Address / Contact Info
ARC Programs
625 Columbia Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4G9
Program Director: (250)763-2977 ext 120
ARC Kootenay Office: (250) 365-5800
Fax: (250) 365-5811
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