Women's Outreach - Nelson, Kaslo, Salmo and Slocan Valley Areas

Supports women who have been or are experiencing relationship violence and abuse which can take many forms including physical abuse (harm to a partner, threats of harm), emotional abuse (put downs, raised voice, angry volatile behaviour, threats of suicide should  a woman choose to leave, threatening to take or harm children or pets), financial abuse (withholding money for basic needs, not allowing a woman enough money to have coffee with a friend or to take the bus or put gas in the car, taking money a woman has earned or received), and sexual abuse (forcing, insults, threats).

Provides confidental support, resources, and practical assistance regarding safety planning, housing resources, financial assistance, Legal Aid and family law options and connection to other anti- violence support services.

Services are available to women in Nelson and the surrounding areas including Kaslo, Salmo and the Slocan  Valley.

The program is temporaily on hold due to Covid 19 protocols.

Address / Contact Info

Nelson Community Services (NCS)
201 - 518 Lake Street Nelson, BCV1L 4C6

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 352-3504
Fax: (250) 352-3750

Hours of Operation

Office: Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 12 noon; 1 - 4:30pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served:
Program fee notes:

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Other Programs from This Organization

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.
Child and Youth Community Mental Health - Nelson Provides supports and therapeutic counselling to children/youth and parents relating to children experiencing mental health issues. Referrals accepted only from MCFD’s Child and Youth Mental Health services.
Child and Youth Counselling - Nelson Provides counselling services and art/play therapy to children / youth who have experienced or witnessed abuse.
Cicada Place, Independence for Youth Program - Nelson Assists adolescents aged 16 to 22 to make the transition into responsible adulthood through developing independent living skills through one-to-one and group work. Some youth may reside at Cicada Place.
Family Counselling - Nelson Support for those adults/couples who are actively parenting children yet are experiencing emotional distress.
Nelson Street Outreach Provides assistance and support to Nelson's "street culture" population
Sexual Abuse Intervention Program (SAIP) - Nelson Counselling services and art / play therapy for children and youth who have experienced sexual abuse.
Stopping the Violence (STV) Women's Counselling - Nelson Counselling for women who have experienced violence or abuse in adult relationships, sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse.
The PEACE Program for Children and Youth - Nelson Counselling services and Art / Play Therapy for children and youth who have witnessed abuse and family violence.

This program was last updated on: 09 Dec 2020.