Coordinated Access Hub Hours: 7 days a week, 1-5pm Location: 521 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC Contact: 778-463-5475 ; drop-in@nelsoncares.ca A project of the Nelson Committee on Homelessness, is a frontline service centre [...]


COORDINATED ACCESS What is Coordinated Access? Coordinated Access is a process for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to receive support through a team of agencies using shared procedures for intake, assessment, prioritization, [...]


Hall Street Development Forty-three new affordable rental homes will provide a safe, caring environment where families can raise their children and seniors can age in their community. Families and seniors are struggling [...]


CNOY 2023 Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers are very grateful for the enormous community support for the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising event that took place on [...]


POINT IN TIME HOMELESS COUNT 2020 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 [...]


LAKESIDE PLACE REDEVELOPMENT The Nelson CARES Society is proposing to redevelop the Lakeside Place affordable housing development, located at 805 Nelson Avenue. The redevelopment will involve the demolition of the existing functionally [...]


KOOTENAY SENIORS Kootenay Seniors is a program of Nelson CARES Society. The goal is to provide supports that allow seniors to live with dignity and joy, participate in their communities and remain [...]


EMERGENCY HOUSING SERVICES Homelessness can happen to anyone. It can be caused by losing a job, domestic problems or mental health issues. A vulnerable person can be pushed into a housing crisis overnight. That [...]