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NCOH

Nelson Committee on Homelessness

About Nelson Committee on Homelessness

The Nelson Committee on Homelessness (NCOH) has been active since 2001 addressing poverty and homelessness issues in Nelson. We work with members of the community, businesses, governments and other stakeholders for long-term solutions to poverty and homelessness in Nelson, BC.

WHAT WE DO:

We encourage collaboration, new initiatives, research, information sharing, knowledge-building and community partnerships among all stakeholders to find solutions to address homelessness.

NCOH has successfully supported the creation of community programs including the Nelson Food Cupboard, Stepping Stones Emergency Shelter, Ward Street Place affordable living, Winter Emergency Bed Programs, the Homeless Prevention Program and the Residential Transitional Support Program.

Each year NCOH researches and produces the Annual Report Card on Homelessness for Nelson BC. NCOH also leads annual community events and initiatives, including Homelessness Action Week in October and Community Connect Day in November. Thank yous for this years event..

 

 

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8th Annual Report Card on Homelessness for Nelson

The Nelson Committee On Homelessness is pleased to release its 8th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson and results from Nelson’s first homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) Count and Survey conducted in April of 2016. This Report Card will bring the reader a better understanding of those who are homeless and at risk of homelessness in …

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9th Annual Report on Homelessness for 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 …

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7TH Annual Report Card on Homelessness for Nelson

The Nelson Committee on Homelessness released its 7TH Annual Report Card on Homelessness for Nelson on June 23, 2015. The Report is a collaborative project to help inform the community about the different faces, indicators, stories and statistics of homelessness in our community over the past year… and what you can do to help! This …

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6th Annual Report on Homelessness

The Nelson Committee on Homelessness released its 6TH Annual Report Card on Homelessness for Nelson on June 17, 2014. The Report is a collaborative project to help inform the community about the different faces, indicators,  stories and statistics of homelessness in our community over the past year… and what you can do to help! For …

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