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Community Asked To Come Together To Keep Others WarmAuthor2023-02-06T21:33:35+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 [...]
2021-2022 Nelson CARES Annual ReportAuthor2022-11-08T22:53:29+00:00
Please find the 2021-2022 Annual report in PDF format for you to read or to download and print off your own copy.
14th Annual Report on Homelessness in NelsonAuthor2022-10-11T22:03:31+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 [...]
Meet our New Executive Director of Nelson CARES SocietyAuthor2022-06-20T15:51:27+00:00
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Nelson CARES Society New Executive Director Jacqueline (Jac) Nobiss 2022-04-01 Dear Partners, Funders and Supporters, Please join Nelson CARES in welcoming Jacqueline (Jac) Nobiss the new Executive Director of Nelson CARES Society. I will be working with Jac through April to assist with the transition, on-boarding, and orientation. I am so excited for [...]
CNOY 2022 UpdateAuthor2022-03-07T23:26:39+00:00
Another successful Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) event is in the books. On Saturday, Feb 26th upwards of 170 walkers hit the streets in their bubbles in Nelson and or their own communities of Balfour, Bonnington, Beasley and Kaslo. Over 40 teams gathered their friends, family and co-workers to walk and raise funds for [...]
How We CARE – Ready for HomeAuthor2022-02-03T16:50:23+00:00
Nelson CARES Society is committed to providing safe, stable and affordable housing. This includes housing for people leaving homelessness and those who have difficulty maintaining their housing due to chronic illness, mental health challenges, and/or substance use. To help Ward Street Place (WSP) tenants maintain their housing, Nelson CARES created Ready for Home. This program [...]
Coldest Night of the Year Press ReleaseAuthor2022-02-01T17:15:04+00:00
Nelson CARES Society is launching the 8th annual Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising campaign. The event will be held on Saturday, February 26th, 2022 as a fully virtual event. It will look very similar to the event in 2021 to heed the recommended COVID 19 restrictions. Participants previously walked in-person in Nelson in [...]
Nelson CARES Society-City of Nelson Heritage AwardAuthor2022-02-02T23:24:56+00:00
The Ward Street Team (R-L) Ron Little - Nelson CARES board chair, Leisa Talbot - Ward Street Property Manager, Jenny Robinson - Nelson CARES Executive Director, Bill Lynch - Project Manager, Steffan Haake - Nelson CARES staff. Nelson CARES Society is thrilled to be this year’s recipient of the Heritage Award from the City of [...]
E Bike WinnerAuthor2021-10-06T17:02:26+00:00
Congratulations Mavis on your win of this shiny new e bike! Enjoy the adventure! Please have a listen regarding this successful raffle that will benefit Senior's in our community!