22 June, 2021

Truth and Reconciliation


To, all the ancestors and keepers of the land on whose traditional territories we are honoured to live and work. It is with heavy hearts that we, Board and Staff at Nelson CARES add our condolences and our commitment to reconciliation to all of those with Indigenous ancestry. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of [...]

Truth and Reconciliation2021-06-24T16:43:39+00:00
21 June, 2021

Celebration of Life


Please join together to honour and celebrate the life of Nicole (Megan) Wilson Nicole was taken from our community too soon. We hop you join us to hold space for this loss, celebrate Nicole's like and honour her spirit. Monday June 21st, 2021 12:30pm-1:30p, at Cotton Wood Falls There will be an alter space and [...]

Celebration of Life2021-06-21T14:50:52+00:00
7 June, 2021

Nelson CARES opens its doors to tenants


It’s Nelson’s first new affordable housing complex in seven years.  Nelson Cares opened the doors to Hall St. Place on Tuesday of this week.  Jenny Robinson stopped by Kootenay Morning on June 2nd to fill KCR’s listeners on what the new building—more than two years in the making—means for the community.  Affordable housing has long [...]

Nelson CARES opens its doors to tenants2021-06-22T20:06:47+00:00
22 March, 2021

Coats for Koots Drive


UPDATE (March 2021) – A big thank you to Valhalla Pure for running the ‘Coats for Koots’ drive last November, and to everyone who donated coats and boots!  Over the winter months, these coats and boots have been distributed to people in our community who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness, as part of NCOH’s [...]

Coats for Koots Drive2021-03-22T14:45:03+00:00
12 February, 2021

Have a heart: Nelson woman reaches out to isolated seniors


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  

Have a heart: Nelson woman reaches out to isolated seniors2021-02-12T00:10:58+00:00
4 December, 2020

Nelson CARES Society – Press Release – BCNPHA – Housing Provider of the Year 2020


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 [...]

Nelson CARES Society – Press Release – BCNPHA – Housing Provider of the Year 20202020-12-07T17:39:55+00:00
26 November, 2020

Nelson CARES Community Connect Day ~ Cancelled


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

Nelson CARES Community Connect Day ~ Cancelled2020-11-26T17:53:04+00:00
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