REPORT CARD ON HOMELESSNESS FOR NELSON, BC Each year the Nelson Committee on Homelessness releases an Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson BC. The Report Card helps the community have a better understanding of who [...]


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 [...]


Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers are thrilled with another successful Coldest Night of the Year. The community gathered together to raise over $100,000 to support the work [...]


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 [...]


THE ADVOCACY CENTRE The Advocacy Centre is a non-profit, community-based organization which provides legal information, education and problem solving for low-income residents of the West Kootenays. We also provide specialized victim assistance to victims [...]