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Ages and Stages – Child Developmental Stages – Health education resource for children 0-18
Aimee Beaulieu Transition House – Emergency shelter and support for women and their children experiencing abuse.
Contact: Anna Maskerine
Phone: (250) 354-4357
Address: 518 Lake Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4C6
Appletree Midwifery Clinic – West Kootenay/Boundary midwifery, Mothers Unfolding group and breastfeeding support with certified lactation consultant.
Arrow & Slocan Lake Community Services Society – Provides community based social services for children to seniors in the Arrow, Slocan and Trout Lakes region from Edgewood to Nakusp to Silverton.
Beaver Valley Food Bank – The food bank is open on Thursdays at the Beaver Valley United Church for Beaver Valley residents only.
Please call for an appointment the Wednesday before.
Phone: (250) 367-9067
Address: 1917 Columbia Gardens Road, Fruitvale, BC V0G 1L1
Beaver Valley Public Library – Beaver Valley Public Library – programs and services for children and families.
Car Seat Information – Car seat information from a ‘Passenger Safety Educator’.
Contact: Jen Popoff
Phone: (250) 505-3747
Castlegar & District Community Complex – Offers a range of programs and services for all ages, interests and fitness levels.
Phone: (250) 365-3386
Address: 2101 6th Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 3B2
Castlegar & District Community Service Society – Offers a wide and diverse range of programs for all ages, from long-range counseling to short term groups; including Children Who Witness Abuse, Family Support, Regional Child and Youth Advocacy and Sexual Abuse Intervention programs.
Address: 1007 – 2nd Street Castlegar V1N 1Y4, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4
Castlegar Public Library – Offers programs and resources for children and families including Preschool Story Time, Toddler Story Time and Mother Goose.
Phone: (250) 365-6611
Address: 1005 3rd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 2A2
Castlegar Women’s Centre – The Castlegar Women’s Centre is newly up and running. They are open Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm.
Phone: (778) 460-1512
Address: Castlegar and District Community Services (upstairs), 1007 – 2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4
Child Care Resource and Referral Program, Trail & Castlegar (CCRR) – Services, resources and information for parents and child care providers. Toys and equipment (to loan), networking and training opportunities. Parents searching for high quality child care services can find support, information and referrals, as well as get information and help with their Child Care Subsidy Applications at the CCRR.
Contact: Sue McIntosh
Phone: 250-364-2980 or 1-800-223-8966
Address: 2079 Columbia Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 1K7
Child Care Resource and Referral Program, West Kootenay (CCRR) – Services, resources and information for parents and child care providers. Toys and equipment (to loan), networking and training opportunities. Parents searching for high quality child care services can find support, information and referrals, as well as get information and help with their Child Care Subsidy Applications at the CCRR.
Contact: Samantha Zaytsoff
Address: 804 Stanley St., Nelson, BC V1L 1N7
Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS) – Early Years Program – COINS is a regional Aboriginal agency that offers a wide range of cultural services and support to Aboriginal children, families and early years programs. COINS also provides Aboriginal Supported Child Development for children who require extra support in a family/ group daycare or preschool. Additional services for Aboriginal adults include mental health and addiction services, men and women’s healing conferences.
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy – Salmo – Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy offers literacy programs for children, families and adults.
Contact: Sonia Tavares
Phone: (250) 687-4760