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8 August, 2017

Residential Transition Support Worker


The Residential Transition Support Worker (TSW) facilitates the movement of clients along the housing continuum from homelessness to stable housing. The TWS assists clients to access support services such as employment and life skills programs, medical services, addictions treatment or mental health services. TSW carries a caseload of clients, and will work closely with staff [...]

2 August, 2017

Community Based Victim Assistant Program Coordinator


This permanent part-time position reports to the Manager of The Advocacy Centre. The Community-Based Victim Assistance Program Coordinator provides support, information related to the justice system and advocacy to victims of violence in relationships, sexual assault, child abuse and criminal harassment; provides support and supervision to the Community-Based Victim Assistance Support Worker; and facilitates community [...]

22 June, 2017

9th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson


The Nelson Committee On Homelessness is pleased to release its 9th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson. This Report Card focuses on mental health and substance use issues: who is effected, causes, the connections between mental health problems and substance use and their relationship to homelessness, and how the community is working to address [...]