Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment support services, and environmental stewardship. The Kootenay Seniors Program is one of its programs that provides information, resources and coordination of services for seniors. Description of Position: This position will provide housekeeping duties, light meal preparation and respite care [...]
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Thank You Nelson! Once again you have made the Coldest Night of the Year a little warmer. Nelson CARES met our community fundraising goal on Saturday February 24th when over 300 of you came out to walk with us and share a meal. The funds will be used for our Ready for Home Program - [...]
Press Release February 19th, 2018 Toques Around Town NELSON – Local businesses have been getting a head start on supporting this year’s Coldest Night of the Year Walk, by wearing Coldest Night toques to work for the day. “It’s been a great way for local businesses to get involved and show support for this [...]
Come and join us February 24, 2018 for the annual Coldest Night of the Year event. For more information about this event, click here. Call: 1.877.743.3413 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nelson CARES is embarking on a restoration project of our downtown apartment building, 567 Ward Street, otherwise known as Ward Street Place. We would like to invite the public who are familiar with the site and have historical information, to please share your stories with us. In specific we are looking for: photos showing [...]
Nelson’s age friendly co-coordinator is delighted a community action plan now has city council’s blessing. Corinne Younie says it shows the city’s commitment to making life easier for seniors. But, Younie says an age-friendly lends can be applied to any future developments. She says there’s also work to be done with sidewalks, transportation, and snow [...]
Our Vision A healthy and inclusive community where complete respect for all individuals is an ordinary, everyday occurrence. Our Mission Through community collaboration and service excellence, Nelson CARES Society works toward a socially just society by providing programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Nelson CARES Society aims to be a reflection of the community it envisions. Our Organization Ends Our Mission includes the following ends: Everyone has safe and adequate housing; Everyone has access to support and representation when they need it; Everyone has adequate means and resources to participate fully in common life; Everyone takes responsibility for environmental stewardship. For a copy of Nelson CARES annual report, click here to down load.
B.C. Housing has awarded $6,300,300 in funding to a Nelson CARES project that will build 48 units of affordable housing. It was one of three dozen projects funded around the province amounting to a total of a half billion dollars. Nelson CARES will rebuild four buildings that it owns on Nelson Ave. that were formerly [...]
Dear Neighbour, Nelson CARES Society has received funding from BC Housing and other sources to redevelop Lakeside Place, an affordable housing development located at 805 Nelson Avenue (at the corner of Nelson and Kokanee Avenues). It is our goal that this new building will help address the need for affordable housing in our community, while [...]
is the theme for a week packed with events from October 9 to 13. Affordable housing has become an issue of increasing concern in Nelson over the past year. People of low income are hit the hardest. Yet it is increasingly hard to find affordable housing in town, whether you’re a young family trying to [...]