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 Rebecca
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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 [...]
Chandra Moon organizes a gift-giving initiative for elders on their own. Please read this inspirational article in the Nelson Star about Chandra Moon, who organized a gift-giving initiative for elders on their own. We are so grateful to have such a caring community! Click here for the full article. Courtesy of Nelson Star
Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Stepping Stones is its program that runs the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail. The shelter houses up to 17 people in five [...]
Nelson CARES Society has been recognized as 2020 ‘Housing Provider of the Year’ by the BC Non-Profit Housing Association. This award recognizes that Nelson CARES has demonstrated resilience in the face of a major challenge to their operations or developments. Nelson CARES Society has undertaken four major housing projects over the past few years [...]
Please listed to the Kootenay Coop radio interview with our Executive Director, Jenny Robinson regarding the cancellation of Community Connect Day due to COVID 19. Jenny also provides some valuable information about services being offered to community members in need. https://soundcloud.com/kcrnews/nelsons-community-connect-day-cancelled
In order to ensure everyone’s safety and follow the public health guidelines related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Community Connect Day will unfortunately not be running this year. We know this is a beloved community event for many; we are sorry we can't offer this event this year. For a list of available services in [...]
October is Community Inclusion Month, and we are inviting CLBC participants to submit artwork on the theme of "Physical Distance, Social Inclusion" for a chance to win one of many prizes. Art will be presented onscreen or performed in an online videoconference! Zoom online art show: November 5th, 1pm. Register to attend here. Art submissions [...]
Overview of Nelson Committee On Homelessness (NCOH) Nelson Committee on Homelessness is a volunteer committee of service agencies, government representation, and concerned citizens dedicated to leading a collaborative and coordinated response to homelessness. Founded in 2001, we work with members of the community, businesses, governments, and other stakeholders to identify and implement evidenced-based solutions to [...]