Food Services

Downtown Trail Residents Dinner

Free evening dinner for Downtown Trail residents on the 3rd Sunday of each month (September to June.)

Kate's Kitchen

Hot nutritious meals Monday-Friday for free 11:30 am – 2 pm.

Call 250-364-0445 for more info

Trail United Church Food Bank
1300 Pine Avenue, Trail
T: 250-368-3225

Nutritious food every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday of the month).

Drop in 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Trail Salvation Army Food Bank

730 Rossland Avenue, Trail
T: 250-364-0445

Nutritious monthly food hampers. Please call for an appointment.

Selkirk College Community Meal Program

925 Portland Street, Trail
T: 250-364-5765

Low-cost noon meals 3 times a week provided by Selkirk College’s Food Services Program staff and students (September to April)

Rossland Food Bank

9 Second Avenue, Rossland
T: 250-362-7635

Rossland Food Bank offers nutritious food for Rossland residents on Tuesday 5PM-7PM

Beaver Valley Food Bank

1841- B Hwy 3B, Fruitvale
T: 250-367-9983

Beaver Valley Food Bank offers food (Thursdays only)

1st Thurs: Maddy:2503676549 or Teresa:2503679791 2nd Thurs Lysa:2504443444& Melva:2503676481 3rd Thurs :2503677094 Janice:250-367-7833 4th Thurs: George: 250-367-9983 and open by appointment. Client can access once per month.

Shelter Services

Homeless Programs & Support

CDS operates programs that support to individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to transition into safe and affordable housing.

Sanctuary House

Two short-term, low cost furnished suites for people traveling to Trail to access medical services at the KB Hospital. 

WINS Transition House

24/7 support and safe, free shelter for women, their children, and pets. Provides meals, bedding, laundry, toiletries, clothing donations, crisis intervention and referrals.

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

Advice, support, and technical assistance to Indigenous Peoples.

Indigenous Peoples in Trades

Trades training and careers for Indigenous people in BC.

Okanagan Development Training Council

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

Selkirk College - Indigenous Services

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

Services for Survivors of Violence/Abuse

Trail FAIR Society

Community Based Victims Services, PEACE (children & youth), Sexual Abuse Intervention Program, Stop the Violence program.

The Skills Centre

Employment programs for Survivors of violence and abuse that operate in Trail and Grand Forks.

WINS Transition House

24 hour shelter for women, their children or pets, leaving abusive or violent relationships. Also offers outreach services and a free casual weekly drop-in group.

Trail Mental Health and Substance Use

(250) 364-6262

Mental health and substance use
services for ages 19 years and over.
Call for an intake.

MCFD Child Protection Services


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

francophone Services


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.


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.


Connecter les Francophones aux professionnels de la santé en CB.


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


Services for Young Adults 

CDS Youth Centre

A hangout spot with snacks, foosball, pool, movies, and access to Employment Counselling, for youth ages 13-18.

Freedom Quest Youth Services

Counselling and Programming for Youth

Trail FAIR Society

Programs for youth and families, like the PEACE program for children and youth, family counselling, and early childhood & family supports.

ARC Programs

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

Trail Association for Community Living

The Child and Youth Care
(CYC) Program takes a creative and fun approach to learning, for individuals with diverse needs.

The Skills Centre

Employment programs for youth,
like the Skills Training and Employment Program for Young Adults and the Youth Employment Boot Camp.

Take a Hike West Kootenay Program

Partners with public schools to engage youth in clinical counselling, adventure, and community.

Rossland Youth Action Network (YAN)

Building community capacity to increase youth programming and providing youth with space and programming.

Kids Help Phone


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

Suicide Prevention


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

Youth in BC Distress Line

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

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

Foundry BC

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.

Find out more

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

Find out more

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

Disability Services

Trail Association for Community Living (TACL)

Advocacy, support networks, lobbying, residential housing, employment support, day programs, child and youth programs and community support.

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.

Services for LGBTQI2S+


Contact ANKORS to inquire about services that may be available in this community.

Trans Connect

A transgender, intersex, and gender diverse support program through ANKORS


Queer, Trans, and Two-Spirit folks looking for a sense of community coming together to meet, guide, and support each other.

Entreprenurial/Self-Employment Services

Community Futures - Greater Trail

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.