6 February, 2023

CARF Accreditation


Nelson CARES Society is thrilled to announce their achievement of another 3-year Accreditation Standard from CARF International. This accreditation recognizes the exceptionally high standard of service that our staff strives for every day to serve the community.

CARF Accreditation2023-02-06T17:05:36+00:00
22 December, 2022

An Important Message to our Community


December 22, 2022 In July 2022, Nelson CARES Society became the victim of a cyber-security incident where $596,694 was fraudulently removed from one of the Society’s bank accounts. To date, $211,079 has been recovered, and we are currently working with the Nelson Police Department and the Nelson District Credit Union to have the remaining funds [...]

An Important Message to our Community2022-12-22T17:22:42+00:00
7 December, 2022

State of Services in Nelson


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 the Community Coordinator 

State of Services in Nelson2023-03-20T20:10:10+00:00
7 November, 2022

Community Asked To Come Together To Keep Others Warm


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 [...]

Community Asked To Come Together To Keep Others Warm2023-02-06T21:33:35+00:00
6 April, 2022

Meet our New Executive Director of Nelson CARES Society


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 [...]

Meet our New Executive Director of Nelson CARES Society2022-06-20T15:51:27+00:00
2 February, 2022

How We CARE – Ready for Home


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 [...]

How We CARE – Ready for Home2022-02-03T16:50:23+00:00
Go to Top