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30 June, 2020

Emergency Shelter Worker

2020-06-30T17:36:42+00:00

Stepping Stones is the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail.  Housing up to 17 people in five bunk-style bedrooms, with a stay of up to 30 days. It is a low barrier, drug-and-alcohol free, safe environment. Reporting to the Front-Line Supervisor, the Emergency Shelter [...]

Emergency Shelter Worker2020-06-30T17:36:42+00:00
30 June, 2020

Community Support Worker

2020-06-30T17:13:44+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. Residential Services for Community Living is its program that provides at-home and community-based services for adults with developmental disabilities and complex health care needs. The CSW-Casual is responsible for ensuring the well-being, promoting the [...]

Community Support Worker2020-06-30T17:13:44+00:00
1 June, 2020

Thank you for responding from your hearts to COVID 19!

2020-06-03T16:31:32+00:00

To our generous community members that so graciously gave of their time, materials, and creativity. You stepped up and made us the much-needed masks, gowns, headbands, hand sanitizer and face shields to keep our clients, tenants and staff safe so that we can continue to serve the most vulnerable in our community during the [...]

Thank you for responding from your hearts to COVID 19!2020-06-03T16:31:32+00:00
26 May, 2020

State of Services for Nelson CARES

2020-06-03T16:32:17+00:00

Nelson CARES Society Response to COVID-19 As an integral community support, we have a responsibility to our program participants, staff and community to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (“coronavirus”).  We are proactively taking sensible precautions and invite you to work with us to address this situation as effectively as possible. For a current state of [...]

State of Services for Nelson CARES2020-06-03T16:32:17+00:00
21 May, 2020

Nelson Brewing Co. Creates Tribute Beer

2020-05-21T16:57:41+00:00

Since 1991, Nelson Brewing Company has been dedicated to producing local ales and along the way, they have also been massive community supporters. Just recently NBC used its end stock of its Faceplant Winter Ale and donated it to be converted into hand sanitizer for the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Nelson Brewing Company has now [...]

Nelson Brewing Co. Creates Tribute Beer2020-05-21T16:57:41+00:00
20 May, 2020

COVID19 Survey

2020-05-21T16:58:32+00:00

Please take a few moments to fill out this survey by Dr. Bonnie Henry. BC COVID-19 SPEAK: Your story, our future is a population health survey to elicit citizen experience, knowledge and actions during the COVID-19 pandemic. This survey is the first of several activities that will strengthen our pandemic response and our understanding of the impacts of [...]

COVID19 Survey2020-05-21T16:58:32+00:00
6 May, 2020

Emergency Shelter Worker-Casual

2020-05-06T21:25:06+00:00

Stepping Stones is the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail.  Housing up to 17 people in five bunk-style bedrooms, with a stay of up to 30 days. It is a low barrier, drug-and-alcohol free, safe environment. Reporting to the Front-Line Supervisor, the Emergency Shelter [...]

Emergency Shelter Worker-Casual2020-05-06T21:25:06+00:00
28 April, 2020

SANCTIONED ENCAMPMENT- Press release

2020-04-28T19:11:30+00:00

SANCTIONED ENCAMPMENT BEHIND CIVIC CENTRE WILL PROVIDE SAFE SPACE FOR PEOPLE WITHOUT A HOME TO SELF-ISOLATE “Stay home and self-isolate.” When it comes to ways to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ‘flatten the curve’, this advice has become commonplace among Government and Health officials. Afterall, physical distancing lowers transmission rates, and staying home is [...]

SANCTIONED ENCAMPMENT- Press release2020-04-28T19:11:30+00:00