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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 [...]
The Nelson Committee on Homelessness is pleased to release its 10th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson. This year’s report highlights findings from Nelson’s second Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count and survey conducted over a 24 hour period on April 10/11, 2018. Sixty-five volunteers hit the streets, shelters and service locations around Nelson to gather [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]