22 July, 2021

Notice of Closure


Our physical office is closed temporarily for repairs, but we are still open. Please call our main #250-352-6011 to reach the program or person you are looking for. The Advocacy Centre is open ..... we're just not in the office. Advocates and Victim Service Workers are available by phone and email to support you! Monday [...]

Notice of Closure2021-07-22T15:51:36+00:00
8 July, 2021

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 Rebecca 

State of Services in Nelson2021-07-19T15:55:14+00:00
5 July, 2021

13th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson


This year, we’re trying something new – an interactive infographic format of the report! Check out the online interactive Report Card HERE If you or your organization would like some print copies, please email ncoh@nelsoncares.ca or call 250-352-6011 ext. 5266 Want to learn more about the community indicators, barriers to securing housing, and the local [...]

13th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson2021-07-06T20:30:01+00:00
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
7 April, 2021

Emergency Shelter Worker~Casual


Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Stepping Stones is its program that runs the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail. The shelter houses up to 17 people in five [...]

Emergency Shelter Worker~Casual2021-04-07T14:29:51+00:00
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