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North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society – Offers child and youth counselling, victim assistance and counselling (and a safe home program for women and children leaving abuse), family support and family centre office.

Email: office@nklcss.org
Phone: 250 353-7694
Address: 336 ‘B’ Avenue, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0
http://www.nklcss.org/home


Options for Sexual Health Clinic – Drop in clinic on Wednesday from 5:30-8:00pm with a doctor or nurse available. Offers pregnancy testing, counseling, birth control, STD testing and pap tests.

Phone: (1-800) 739-7367
Address: 2nd floor, 333 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC V1L 1N2
https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/providers/nelson-opt-clinic


Options for Sexual Health Clinic – Pregnancy testing, counseling, birth control, STD testing and pap tests.
Drop in clinic on Tuesdays: 5:00-7:30 pm.

Phone: (250) 365-2104
Address: 1007-2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4
https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/providers/opt-castlegar


Our Daily Bread – Hot lunch program at the Kootenay Christian Fellowship.

Mon-Fri: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Nelson Residents: $20.00 punch pass (22 meals)
Non-residents: $4.00 per meal
Volunteer component available

Phone: (1-888) 761-3301
Address: 520 Falls Street, Nelson, BC V1L 6B5


Prenatal Classes – Course to coach you through the processes of labour and delivery, postpartum care and breastfeeding. Costs $108 +GST. Bursaries available through local Selkirk College campus.

6 classes: Apr 6-May 11, 2017, Thu 6:30-8:30 pm

Contact: Marty Stutmoller, Mary Ann Morris & Tracy Hill

Phone: (250) 354-3220
Address: 2nd Floor, 333 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4K3
http://selkirk.ca/ce/courses/courses/health-wellness/health-wellness/prenatal


Public Health Nurse – Kaslo – Information on nutrition, breastfeeding and perinatal mood support, preventative healthcare and immunizations.

Contact: Kaslo Primary Health Centre

Phone: (250) 353-2291
Address: Kaslo West Road, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0
https://www.interiorhealth.ca/FindUs


Public Health Nurse – Nakusp

Contact: Linda Nero

Phone: (250) 265-3608
Address: Arrow Lakes Hospital 97 1st Avenue NE, Nakusp, BC


Public Health Nurse – Nelson & area – Offer information on nutrition, breastfeeding and perinatal mood support, preventative health care, immunizations.

Contact: Nelson Health Unit – Public Health Nursing

Phone: (250) 505-7200
Address: 2-333 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC V1L 1N2


Riondel Library – Hours:
Monday 2-4pm,
Wednesday 6-8pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 10am-12.30pm

Contact: Muriel Crowe
Email: library55@riondel.ca
Phone: (250) 225-3242


Rossland Food Bank – Offers nutritious food to Rossland residents only (Arena at street level entrance) on Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00pm.

Contact: Maureen

Phone: (250) 362-7635
Address: 1860 Second Avenue, Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0


Rossland Public Library – Rossland Public Library.

Hosts ‘Books and Babies’ for babies 0-30 months and parent/caregiver on Fridays 11:00-11:30 am.

Email: info@rossland.bclibrary.ca
Phone: (250) 362-7611
Address: 2180 Columbia Avenue, Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0
http://rossland.bc.libraries.coop/


Safe Homes Program – Program provides short term housing and support for women and children who have experienced domestic violence, while promoting options for making positive changes in their lives.
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

After hours emergency contact: (1-888) 353-2273

Contact: Lora Plotnikoff
Email: loraplotnikoff@cdcss.ca
Phone: (250) 365-2104 ext.27
Address: Castlegar and District Community Services, 1007 – 2nd Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4
http://cdcss.ca/staff-calendar/safe-homes-program/


Salmo and District Recreation – Offers a range of programs and services for all ages, interests and fitness levels.

Phone: (250) 357-0121
Address: 206, 7th Street, Salmo, BC V0G 1Z0
http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/recreation/leisure-guides.html


Salmo Community Resource Society – Salmo Community Services offers programs and services, provide information and assistance for the entire family through counselling, support and education.

Email: info@scrs.ca
Phone: (250) 357-2277
Address: 311 Railway Avenue, Salmo, BC V0G 1Z0
http://www.scrs.ca/


Salmo Public Library – Offers literacy programs and resources for families.

Email: salmopubliclibrary@telus.net
Phone: (250) 357-2312
Address: 104, 4th Street, Salmo, BC V0G 1Z0
http://salmo.bc.libraries.coop/