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 COVID [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. The Residential Transition Support Worker (TSW) facilitates the movement of clients along the housing continuum from homelessness to stable housing. The TSW assists clients to access support services such as employment and life skills [...]
Here are some important guidelines to follow when using during the Pandemic. Stay safe!
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 [...]