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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 [...]
Please find the 2019-2020 Nelson CARES Society Annual report
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 [...]
The Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors warmly invites you to join us for our Virtual Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 12:00 noon Registration required: for more information and to register CLICK HERE To vote at the AGM, you must be a member in good standing at least 14 days in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]