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26 February, 2018

A Big Thank You to our Coldest Night of the Year Community!

2018-02-26T19:11:31+00:00

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 - [...]

A Big Thank You to our Coldest Night of the Year Community! 2018-02-26T19:11:31+00:00
19 February, 2018

Toques around Town

2018-02-20T22:34:01+00:00

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 [...]

Toques around Town 2018-02-20T22:34:01+00:00
5 February, 2018

Coldest Night of the Year

2018-02-05T23:28:00+00:00

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: info@blueseaphilanthropy.org

Coldest Night of the Year 2018-02-05T23:28:00+00:00
6 December, 2017

Ward Street Place Restoration

2018-01-02T23:02:14+00:00

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 [...]

Ward Street Place Restoration 2018-01-02T23:02:14+00:00
9 November, 2017

Nelson Council Endorses Age Friendly Action Plan

2017-12-21T22:33:53+00:00

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 [...]

Nelson Council Endorses Age Friendly Action Plan 2017-12-21T22:33:53+00:00
4 October, 2017

Nelson CARES gets affordable housing funds

2017-10-04T15:16:25+00:00

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 [...]

Nelson CARES gets affordable housing funds 2017-10-04T15:16:25+00:00
27 September, 2017

LAKESIDE PLACE OPEN HOUSE

2017-09-27T17:53:55+00:00

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 [...]

LAKESIDE PLACE OPEN HOUSE 2017-09-27T17:53:55+00:00
26 September, 2017

OPENING DOORS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

2017-09-26T22:56:37+00:00

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 [...]

OPENING DOORS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING 2017-09-26T22:56:37+00:00
13 September, 2017

Annual General Meeting of Nelson CARES Society

2017-09-27T17:54:11+00:00

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors warmly invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 5:00pm Location: Best Western – Vintage Room 153 Baker Street, Nelson Light Refreshments Provided To vote at the AGM you must be a member in good [...]

Annual General Meeting of Nelson CARES Society 2017-09-27T17:54:11+00:00