Cicada Place, Independence for Youth Program - Nelson

A 10-unit apartment program for at-risk youth to live independently within a supportive environment.

Program assists adolescents aged 16 to 22 to make the transition into responsible adulthood.

Provides the opportunity to develop independent living skills through:

  • Individual and group life skills support
  • Bridging to community services
  • Connecting to educational programs
  • Crisis intervention
  • Navigating Ministry services
  • Household management support

Staff generally work from 9am to 5pm but are often away from the phone, so leave a message & they will call back.

Please inquire about COVID 19 protocols.



Address / Contact Info

Nelson Community Services (NCS)
605 Lake Street Nelson, BCV1L 4C7
Nelson Community Services Office Address:
201 - 518 Lake Street
Nelson, BC
V1L 4C6

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 352-3504
Cicada Place Fax:: (250) 352-9907

Hours of Operation

NCS Office: Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served:

Web Links

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This program was last updated on: 22 Sep 2020.