Services for Indigenous Peoples
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society
Programs rooted in Indigenous practices for cultural connection and holistic healing /learning
Métis Natioin BC
Culturally relevant, social, and economic programs, and services for Métis communities.
Kootenay Aboriginal Business Development Agency
Indigenous Peoples in Trades
Okanagan Development Training Council
Kootenay Kids - Aboriginal Early Intervention
Selkirk College - Indigenous Services
Meals on Wheels
Frozen Meal Program
Firehall Soup Kitchen
Safe Home Program
205 6th Avenue NW, Nakusp
Safe, confidential, and free temporary housing to women (and their children) fleeing from abuse or risk of abuse. The service is available 24/7.
Affordable Housing (Arrow Heights)
Affordable rentals for individuals, families, seniors or those with disabilities who are earning a low-to moderate-income.
Arrowtarian Rotary Villa
212 7 Ave NW, Nakusp
Low cost and affordable housing for independent residents 55 and over, of low and moderate income.
Services for Survivors of Violence/Abuse
RCMP Victim/Witness Service
Stopping the Violence-Outreach & Counselling
Nakusp Mental Health & Substance abuse – Interior Health
Mental health and substance use services for all ages. Call for an intake.
Interior Crisis Line Network (24 hours)
Confidential, accessible, research-based, and empowering support by phone or chat.
Toll-free, confidential, multilingual services for victims of crime needing information or support. Available 24/7.
MCFD CHILD PROTECTION SERVICES
Call if you think a child or youth (under 19 years of age) is being abused
SENIORS ABUSE & INFORMATION LINE
Call 7 days/week (8 AM – 8 PM) for a referral to legal
advocacy and other programs.
Services for Francophones
AFKO– Association des Francophones des Kootenays Ouest
Annuaire des services en français en BC
Fédération des Francophones de la BC
Vivre en Colombie-Britannique
Offres d’emplois en Français/Job Postings in French
ESL - SELKIRK COLLEGE
The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
Conseil Scolaire Francophone de BC
Nelson Public Library – Pronunciator
Services for Young Adults
Nakusp & Area Youth Society
Safe Kids and Youth (SKY)
Child Youth Mental Health
Community Action Program for Children (CAPC)
Free and confidential support for young people ages 12-24 with mental health care and social services – both in person and online all across BC.
Kids Help Phone
Children and teens can speak to a counsellor day or night.
Call anytime if anyone needs to talk about suicidal thoughts or ideas.
Youth in BC Distress Line
Speak with counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youth in crisis, 24 hours a day.
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Smart Launch is a free program for
Young Adults that offers training
and job search support.
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Get paid to get trained!
Employment training for young adults
between the ages of 15 and 30.