Castlegar

 

Services for Indigenous Peoples

Circle of Indigenous Nations Society

Programs rooted in Indigenous practices for cultural connection and holistic healing /learning

Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency

Advice, support, and technical assistance to Indigenous Peoples.

Okanagan Development Training Council

Employment-related training, programs, and services for Aboriginal individuals

Indigenous Peoples in Trades

Trades training and careers for Indigenous people in BC.

Selkirk College - Indigenous Services

Financial aid advice, community support, career counselling, and cultural activities for prospective and current Indigenous students.

Kootenay Kids - Aboriginal Early Intervention

Family gatherings, traditional parenting programs and home support for Aboriginal families in need

Food/Shelter Services

Castlegar Community Harvest Food Bank

614 Christina Place Castlegar, BC
T: 250-608-1047

Food bank, free hot lunches, and drop-in services. Call for more info/hours of operation

Dinners At Home (Castlegar)

709 10th Avenue Castlegar, BC
T: 250-304-1269

Low cost, nutritious frozen meals which can be reheated at home. Call for more info. 

The Sharing Pot

216 8th AvenueCastlegar, BC
T: 250-365-6470

A nutritious hot dinner at noon every Tuesday. Donations are welcome. 

Castlegar Emergency Shelter Assistance

Temporary emergency housing and support for people with no other alternatives:

250-608-2227 (Castlegar Community Harvest Food Bank)

250-365-2104 (Women with children only)

1-866-660-3194 (After Hours Emergency Food and Shelter Line)

 

Services for Survivors of Violence/Abuse

Castlegar and District Community Services Society

Children who Witness Violence Counselling, Police Based Victim Services, Sexual Abuse Intervention Counselling for Children, Women’s Outreach and Support, Stopping the Violence Counselling, and Safe Home program.

The Advocacy Centre

Non-profit, community-based assistance to victims
of relationship violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Outreach servives to Castlegar.

Castlegar Mental Health and Substance Use

250-304-1846

Mental health and substance use
services for all ages.
Call for an intake.

VictimLink BC

T: 1-800-563-0808

Toll-free, confidential, multilingual services for victims of crime needing information or support. Available 24/7.

MCFD Child Protection Services

1-800-663-9122

Call if you think a child or youth (under 19 years of age) is being abused

Seniors Abuse & Information Line

T: 1-866-437-1940

Call  7 days/week (8 AM – 8 PM) for a referral to legal
advocacy and other programs.

Find out more

 A program for women to identify
strengths, reduce barriers to employment and develop career related skills.

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A group program for men to build self-confidence, identify strengths, and develop job/community engagement skills.

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 Surivors of Trauma, Violence and/or Abuse that are particpating in WorkBC can explore referrals to registered clinical counsellors in their community.

Services for Francophones

AFKO– ASSOCIATION DES FRANCOPHONES DES KOOTENAYS OUEST

Relie les Francophones et les Francophiles grâce a des activités socioculturelles, éducatives et communautaires.

Annuaire des services en français en CB

Le moyen le plus simple pour trouver un professionnel en français près de chez vous

Fédération des Francophones de la CB

L’organisation mère des 40 Associations Francophones partout en CB.

 

Vivre en Colombie-Britannique

Programme d’immigration pour les Francophones en CB.

ESL - SELKIRK COLLEGE

Développez vos compétences en Anglais grâce à ce programme d’Anglais Langue Seconde.


Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy

Support aux citoyens de tous âges à améliorer leurs compétences en littératie afin de s’engager dans leur apprentissage tout au long de leur vie.(Castlegar Office)


Conseil Scolaire Francophone de CB

Conseil Scolaire pour toutes les écoles Francophones de la CB.

RÉSEAU SANTÉ

Connecter les Francophones aux professionnels de la santé en CB.

Inform’Elles

Services de soutien aux femmes Francophones victimes de violence en CB/Yukon.

Services for Young Adults

Castlegar and District Community Services Society

Counselling programs for children, Victim Services, Outreach and Support for Women.

ARC Programs

Support, intervention, treatment and rehabilitative services for children,
youth and families.

Freedom Quest Youth Services

Substance-Use
Counselling and Programming for Youth

Castlegar Youth Action Network

Youth-led events, activities, and community involvement for youth

Options for Sexual Health

A clinic for confidential, non-judgemental, and youth-friendly
sexual and reproductive health services (all ages, genders, and orientations).

Kids Help Phone

1-800-668-6868.

Children and teens can speak to a counsellor day or night.

Suicide Prevention

1-800-SUICIDE
1-800-784-2433

Call anytime if anyone needs to talk about suicidal thoughts or ideas.

Youth in BC Distress Line

604-872-3311
1-866-872-0113 (toll-free)

Speak with counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youth in crisis, 24 hours a day.

Find out more

Smart Launch is a free program for
Young Adults that offers
 training
and job search support.

Find out more

Get paid to get trained!
Employment training for young adults
between the ages of 15 and 30.

Entrepreneurial/Self-Employment Services

Community Futures - Central Kootenay

Small business loans, business counseling and specialized services to start or grow a business.

Columbia Basin Trust

Grants and programs that support the ideas and efforts of the people in the Columbia Basin.

Make a Change

Self-employment and technical skills training programs for persons with disabilities or with barriers to employment.

Upper Columbia Co-operative Council

Works locally with co-ops to strengthen and raise awareness of the region’s vibrant co-op sector.

Women’s Enterprise Centre

Non-profit organization devoted to helping BC women start, lead and grow their own business.

Kootenay Association for Science & Technology

Non-ptofit tech association that leads local economic development through technology and innovation.

Disability Services

BC Association for Community Living

Promotes the participation of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of community life

Canadian Society for Social Development

Employment and skills training to persons facing challenges to employment.

Community Futures - Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

Small business loans to people with disabilities who are interested in starting their own business.

Neil Squire Society

Computer assistive technologies, research and development, and employment programs for persons with physical disabilities

Disability Alliance BC

Supports people with all disabilities to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community.

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