Adult Substance Use Services - Kaslo

Provides services for adults with problematic substance use (addictions) concerns:

  • Assessment
  • Individual and group treatment including relapse prevention which provides ongoing support to help maintain recovery

Referral and coordination for those needing:

  • Opiod Substitution Therapy (OST) (utilizing methadone or suboxone)
  • Withdrawal (detox) services
  • Day Treatment, Residential Treatment or Residential Supportive Recovery services

Free naloxone (narcan) kits are available at the office for substance users, family members or friends. In addition, free harm reduction supplies including needles and safer smoking kits are also available upon request.

Individuals may self-refer or referral may be made by a family member, physician or other helping professional.

Contact the Kaslo Mental Health & Substance use (MHSU) counsellor directly or call 310-MHSU (6478) to be routed to the closest office.

Serves communities in the North Kootenay Lake area including Ainsworth Argenta, Howser, Kaslo, Johnson's Landing, Lardeau, Meadow Creek, Riodel and Crawford Bay.

Please inquire about COVID-19 protocols.

Address / Contact Info

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (NKLCSS)
336 B Avenue Kaslo, BCV0G 1M0
Counsellor : Jenny Hide
Mailing address:
Box 546
Kaslo, BC
V0G 1M0
Kaslo Primary Health
Victorian Community Health Centre
673 A Avenue
Kaslo, BC

Phone Numbers

MHSU Services: NKLCSS: (250) 353-7691 ext 204
MHSU Services: Kaslo Primary Health : (250)252-2291 ext 3
MHSU Single Access #: 310-MHSU (6478)
NKLCSS Fax: (250) 353-7694

Hours of Operation

NKLCSS Office: Monday to Thursday: 9am - 12 noon; 1 - 4pm

Kaslo Primary Health Unit: Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

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Areas Served

Sub-Regions ServedN. Kootenay Lake (Kaslo Area)

Location Map

This program was last updated on: 18 Jan 2021.