Kootenay Seniors

Offers an online Directory and in-person services, information and resources for seniors, their families and service providers. Services include:

  • Acts as a community coordinator for volunteer drivers and seniors.
  • Free delivery of groceries to seniors and mobility-challenged persons. Will pickup pre-ordered and pre-paid groceries/pharmacy items. AND/OR go to a person’s home, pick up cash, or cheque, or grocery card, and bring it to the store to pay for pre-ordered items. Will NOT be providing shopping for people at this time.
  • Provides bi-weekly or weekly telephone check-ins with seniors to ensure they are staying safe, staying home, and checking whether they need anything. Anyone who wants to be included for senior check ins is welcome to call or email.
  • Provides resources and information during business hours by phone.
  • Provides seniors with advocacy for health care, filling out forms online, banking, landlords and any other administration support they need.

In addition, Kootenay Seniors offers:

NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic the drop-in is closed but phone or email assistance is available.


Address / Contact Info

709A Vernon Street Nelson, BCV1L 4G3
Kootenay Seniors Manager : Lora Whitney
A Nelson CARES Society Program
521 Vernon Street
Nelson, BC, V1L 4E9

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 352-2708

Hours of Operation

Office: Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm

No Drop-in: Please Phone or email

Service Details

Geographic areas served:
Languages spoken:

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on: 02 Oct 2020.