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Programs

Nelson CARES Society sponsors a wide variety of programs and services such as:

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Join our recycling program

Business Recycling Pick-Up Service

 

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CF Inclusion & Employment Services

The Custom Fit & Inclusion Services program partners with the business community to create jobs. We actively seek out opportunities for job seekers to contribute to their community and economy.     Jean is a regular seasonal worker for the City of Nelson working as a Grounds Maintenance Worker at the Nelson Cemetery. She helps to …

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Community Partners

Community Partners of CF

Custom Fit Inclusion & Employment Services Training Opportunities Our current training opportunities include >>>   Office Cleaning Training at Nelson CARES Society Bottle returns with Earth Matters Recycling Individualized training plans with community employers   Our Community Partners  

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Frequently Asked Questions

What services are available from Custom Fit Inclusion & Employment Services? The Custom Fit Inclusion & Employment Services offers Job Development, Job Site Training and Job Support Services primarily to job seekers referred through Community Living British Columbia.  Some of services we offer include help with goal setting, resume building, job coaching,and work placements. Who …

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Bill of rights

Participants Bill of Rights

Person Served Bill of Rights To be treated with dignity and respect To make personal choices To receive quality care/services To understand and access information that is about me To privacy To have my personal information handled with confidentiality To safety and security To be treated equally and free from discrimination To speak up and …

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Services for Community Living

Services for Community Living Residential Program Services for Community Living Residential Program provides for 11 adults with developmental disabilities and complex health care needs. This program offers person centered support and assistance with at-home and community based activities. Some of the individuals are seniors and many have been in this program for over a decade. …

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Stepping Stones

Located at 816 Vernon Street, Stepping Stones is an emergency shelter for those who find themselves without safe housing in the West Kootenay area. There are 17 available beds in 5 bedrooms, with a common room, kitchen, laundry and shared washroom facilities. Stepping Stones is now double staffed 24/7. In addition to being open 24 …

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The Advocacy Centre

The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the West Kootenays. We also provide specialized victim assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse. The Advocacy Centre provides advocacy to individuals as well as workshops and presentations on legal issues. …

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The Age Friendly Community

AGE FRIENDLY COMMUNITY INITIATIVE An Age Friendly Community is one that is an inclusive and accessible environment that allows people to realize their potential for physical, social, and mental well-being throughout the life course and to participate in society, while providing them with adequate protection, security and care when they need it. World Health Organization …

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Affordable Housing

Nelson CARES is committed to providing safe affordable housing to the residence of Nelson BC. We operate 144 units that are available to families, singles, seniors and people with disabilities who can live independently and qualify for a disability pension and who cannot work due to the disability.   Demand is extremely high and vacancies are …

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