The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 100 communities across Canada. Happening on Saturday, February 23rd this is our fifth annual here in Nelson. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar [...]
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The Vocational Counsellor secures jobs for people with developmental disabilities and provides client and administrative support within the Custom Fit Inclusion & Employment (CFIT) program. This position reports to the CFIT Manager. This position is responsible for: liaising with the business community to source job opportunities by promoting the benefits of inclusive hiring practices, identifying [...]
Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Residential Services for Community Living is its program that provides at-home and community based services for adults with developmental disabilities and complex health care needs. The CSW-Casual is responsible for ensuring the well-being, promoting [...]
Nelson's Community Connect Day Saturday, November 17 10 am to 3 pm Central School Gym (at Ward and Mill Street) Are you struggling to make ends meet? Many of us are! Once a year the Nelson Committee on Homelessness hosts Community Connect Day - a “marketplace” of FREE services, goods, resources and information for anyone [...]
NELSON’S COMMUNITY CONNECT DAY IS COMING! Saturday, November 17 at Central School Gym (@ Ward & Mill Streets) If you want to find out more about volunteer opportunities go to HERE. Volunteer Information Pack 2018
Here is an interested bit of history on Lakeside Place by "The Kutne Reader" Please click here to access the full article. Lakeside Bungalow Court I had a call recently from Mitzi Hufty, who was reminiscing about the old Lakeside Motel in Nelson — presently being demolished to make way for Lakeside Place , a [...]
Bill Lynch has teamed up with Nelson CARES Society to present his new CD Would You Speak on My Behalf at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 17 where he will be joined by 16 internationally-renowned Kootenay musicians. “For me this is not just a CD release,” Lynch said. “It is also a celebration of [...]
OCTOBER 10TH PUBLIC FORUM LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS FOR YOUTH AT-RISK WITH GUEST SPEAKER KATHERINE MCPARLAND As part of BC’s Homelessness Action Week (HAW) (Oct 8 to 12) the public is invited to a free Public Forum on At-Risk and Homeless Youth on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10 AT 5PM at the Adventure Hotel Ballroom with Guest [...]
LVR student Mikaela Rubak-Mazur is the winner of The Advocacy Centre’s art competition focusing on human rights and the exercise of legal rights. The Advocacy Centre, in collaboration with the Legal Services Society of BC, held the competition earlier this year and invited secondary school students in the region to make submissions. “We were impressed [...]