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26 May, 2020

State of Services for Nelson CARES

2020-06-03T16:32:17+00:00

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 [...]

State of Services for Nelson CARES2020-06-03T16:32:17+00:00
21 May, 2020

Nelson Brewing Co. Creates Tribute Beer

2020-05-21T16:57:41+00:00

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 [...]

Nelson Brewing Co. Creates Tribute Beer2020-05-21T16:57:41+00:00
20 May, 2020

COVID19 Survey

2020-05-21T16:58:32+00:00

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 [...]

COVID19 Survey2020-05-21T16:58:32+00:00
6 May, 2020

Emergency Shelter Worker-Casual

2020-05-06T21:25:06+00:00

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 [...]

Emergency Shelter Worker-Casual2020-05-06T21:25:06+00:00
28 April, 2020

SANCTIONED ENCAMPMENT- Press release

2020-04-28T19:11:30+00:00

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 [...]

SANCTIONED ENCAMPMENT- Press release2020-04-28T19:11:30+00:00
28 April, 2020

State of Services in Nelson

2020-07-10T01:37:30+00:00

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 

State of Services in Nelson2020-07-10T01:37:30+00:00
24 February, 2020

Point in Time Count 2020

2020-03-09T20:34:58+00:00

This spring, Nelson will be participating in Canada’s third coordinated cross-country Point-in-Time (PiT) Homelessness Count & Housing Needs Survey. Between March 1 and April 30, designated communities across Canada will send teams of volunteers onto the streets and into shelters, transitional housing facilities and community service locations to seek information about the extent and nature [...]

Point in Time Count 20202020-03-09T20:34:58+00:00
14 January, 2020

Coldest Night of the Year

2020-01-27T16:30:48+00:00

On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Nelson CARES will host the 6th annual CNOY. The Coldest Night of the Year is a walking fundraiser that raises money and awareness for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 130 communities across Canada. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar ones [...]

Coldest Night of the Year2020-01-27T16:30:48+00:00