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 Society2022-04-07T22:20:45+00:00
7 March, 2022

CNOY 2022 Update


Another successful Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) event is in the books. On Saturday, Feb 26th upwards of 170 walkers hit the streets in their bubbles in Nelson and or their own communities of Balfour, Bonnington, Beasley and Kaslo. Over 40 teams gathered their friends, family and co-workers to walk and raise funds for [...]

CNOY 2022 Update2022-03-07T23:26:39+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
1 February, 2022

Coldest Night of the Year Press Release


Nelson CARES Society is launching the 8th annual Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising campaign. The event will be held on Saturday, February 26th, 2022 as a fully virtual event.  It will look very similar to the event in 2021 to heed the recommended COVID 19 restrictions. Participants previously walked in-person in Nelson in [...]

Coldest Night of the Year Press Release2022-02-01T17:15:04+00:00
1 February, 2022

Nelson CARES Society-City of Nelson Heritage Award


The Ward Street Team (R-L) Ron Little - Nelson CARES board chair, Leisa Talbot - Ward Street Property Manager, Jenny Robinson - Nelson CARES Executive Director, Bill Lynch - Project Manager, Steffan Haake - Nelson CARES staff. Nelson CARES Society is thrilled to be this year’s recipient of the Heritage Award from the City of [...]

Nelson CARES Society-City of Nelson Heritage Award2022-02-02T23:24:56+00:00
6 October, 2021

E Bike Winner


Congratulations Mavis on your win of this shiny new e bike! Enjoy the adventure!   Please have a listen regarding this successful raffle that will benefit Senior's in our community!  

E Bike Winner2021-10-06T17:02:26+00:00
17 August, 2021



In the next two installments of ‘How we CARE,’ we will shine a light on the vital work of The Advocacy Centre and its staff. The services mentioned in this article are free of charge and barrier-free. Having someone in your corner is priceless, whether a parent, coworker, partner or friend. The Advocacy Centre has [...]

17 August, 2021



Contribution by Nelson Star article #1 Most Nelsonites will know Nick Toner as “the guy with the million-dollar smile.” He’s familiar and unforgettable to friends and strangers alike. And for a lot of very good reasons. For years, Nick has been an active part of the community as a volunteer for numerous organizations. I recently [...]

HOW WE CARE ~ NICK TONER2021-08-17T20:36:45+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
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