On Saturday, February 24th, the Nelson CARES Society is hosting its Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising event. This event will see numerous participants braving the cold, dark streets of Nelson in a walk. These walkers will have reached out to their friends, family, and colleagues for donations in support of their efforts. The [...]
One month is set aside to honour the tireless efforts of individuals, families, and community members who have worked diligently to foster more inclusive communities, particularly for people with developmental disabilities. Community Support month falls in October every year. In 1981, the federal government made a historic decision and ended direct funding for institutions that [...]
On Saturday, Feb 24th, Nelson CARES Society’s Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising event will be taking place with hundreds of walkers hitting the chilly, dark streets of Nelson. Those walkers will have asked their friends, family and co-workers to donate to support their walk. Because of the fast-paced nature of CNOY event, almost [...]
The Nelson CARES Society’s Coldest Night of the Year fundraising event happening on Saturday, Feb 24th, 2024, will have hundreds of Nelsonites walking together in the chilly, dark streets. Individual walkers and those who have created teams will reach out to their personal networks asking friends, family, and co-workers to donate to support their walk [...]
Happy 10th Anniversary!! We are excited to announce that 2024 will be the 10th year that Nelson CARES Society will host the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising event. On Saturday, Feb 24th, hundreds of Nelsonites will walk together in the chilly, dark streets. Participants will better understand the experience of being on the streets [...]
Nelson CARES Head Office: December 25 till January 1st. The Advocacy Centre: December 25 till January 1st. The HUB: December 25, 26 and January 1st.
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
Please click on the photo to download a copy of the 2022-2023 Annual Report.
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.
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 [...]