22 December, 2022

An Important Message to our Community

2022-12-22T17:22:42+00:00

December 22, 2022 In July 2022, Nelson CARES Society became the victim of a cyber-security incident where $596,694 was fraudulently removed from one of the Society’s bank accounts. To date, $211,079 has been recovered, and we are currently working with the Nelson Police Department and the Nelson District Credit Union to have the remaining funds [...]

An Important Message to our Community2022-12-22T17:22:42+00:00
20 December, 2022

Emergency Shelter Worker (ESW) ~ Winter Emergency Beds Temporary Shelter

2022-12-20T17:29:18+00:00

Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. The Emergency Housing Services is its program that runs the emergency shelters in Nelson with the Winter Emergency Bed Temporary Shelter in operation from December 2022 to March 31, 2023. Reporting to the Front-Line Supervisor, [...]

Emergency Shelter Worker (ESW) ~ Winter Emergency Beds Temporary Shelter2022-12-20T17:29:18+00:00
7 December, 2022

State of Services in Nelson

2022-12-08T17:28:53+00:00

Nelson Committee on Homelessness (NCOH) NCOH is providing ongoing information regarding Services in Nelson for those in need. Please click on the PDF icon for the current State of Services in Nelson   To be added to the email list for weekly State of Services updates, please contact the Community Coordinator 

State of Services in Nelson2022-12-08T17:28:53+00:00
5 December, 2022

Coldest Night of the Year Press Release

2022-12-05T18:52:22+00:00

Dec 5th, 2022 With the holiday season fast approaching we will be spending time with our family, friends, and co-workers, this is the perfect time to start your Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising team. Nelson CARES Society is thrilled to be hosting the 9th annual Coldest Night of the Year on Saturday, Feb [...]

Coldest Night of the Year Press Release2022-12-05T18:52:22+00:00
7 November, 2022

Community Asked To Come Together To Keep Others Warm

2022-11-08T21:32:59+00:00

Nelson CARES Society Emergency Housing Services program is asking the community to clean out their closets, garages, and storage lockers and share their extra men’s clothing, warm blankets, towels, winter jackets, toques, gloves, socks  and camping gear. Stepping Stones Emergency Shelter will need to supply their clients and other community members with these items for [...]

Community Asked To Come Together To Keep Others Warm2022-11-08T21:32:59+00:00
11 October, 2022

14th Annual Report on Homelessness in Nelson

2022-10-11T22:03:31+00:00

Nelson continues to have high numbers of people experiencing homelessness and poverty.  The 14th Annual Report Card on Homelessness for Nelson provides data illustrating the issues and proposes solutions.  The results from the 2022 Point-in-Time (PiT) Service Enumeration and PiT Surveys are included, with data from Nelson’s new Coordinated Access/By-Name List service.  You can download [...]

14th Annual Report on Homelessness in Nelson2022-10-11T22:03:31+00:00
19 July, 2022

Kootenay Seniors: Home Help Support Worker/Light Duty Cleaner

2022-07-19T16:07:20+00:00

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 light housekeeping duties, including laundry, for seniors in [...]

Kootenay Seniors: Home Help Support Worker/Light Duty Cleaner2022-07-19T16:07:20+00:00
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