Search through our catalog to find helpful resources throughout the region. You can select one or more communities to narrow your search.
Salmo Valley Trail Society – The Salmo Valley Trail Society develops, maintains and promotes recreational trails and networks around Salmo and Ymir.
Salmo Valley Youth & Community Centre (SVYCC) – SVYCC offers a variety of programs and activities.
Salmo Wellness Centre – Public Health – Public Health Nurse/ primary care services for individuals and families at the Salmo Wellness Centre.
Contact: Pamela Hanson
Phone: (250) 357-0104
Address: 413 Baker Avenue, Salmo, BC V0G 1Z0
Salvation Army – Food bank and drop in programs including hot breakfast, laundry, showers, computer services.
Mon-Thur: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Phone: (250) 352-3488
Address: 601 Vernon Street (lower level), Nelson, BC V1L 4E9
Slocan Community Library – Slocan Community Library offers programs for children and families. Storytime is for preschoolers and older children on Wednesday at 10:30am–11:15am.
Slocan Valley Food Cupboard – The Slocan Valley Food Cupboard provides groceries to those in need on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 11-3pm. Registration, including proof of address is required.
Phone: (250) 355-2484
Address: 1001 Harold Street, Slocan, BC V0G 2C0
Slocan Valley Rail Trail – The Slocan Valley Rail Trail offers 52km of easy non-motorized access from the Slocan Lake in the north towards the Kootenay River in the south.
Slocan Valley Recreation – Slocan Valley Recreation offer programs for children and adults.
Contact: Denise LeMoyne deMartigny
Phone: (250) 226-0008
Speech & Language Therapy, Interior Health – Speech and language therapy services.
Contact: Deb Saville
Phone: (250) 505-7200
Address: #2-333 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC V1L 1N2
Speech and Language Development – The Hanen Centre supports parents, early childhood educators and speech-language pathologists to promote the best possible language, social and literacy skills in young children; including programs for parents, workshops and online training for professionals, guidebooks and more.
St. Saviour’s Food Bank – Food bank at St. Savior’s Anglican Church (downstairs off Silica). Open Friday: 9:00am – 11:30am.
Address: 723 Ward Street, Nelson, BC V1L 1T3
The Advocacy Centre – Support around welfare rights, benefits, poverty, family law, housing, etc.
Nelson office hours: Mon–Thurs 9am – 4pm (closed 12:00-12:30pm).
Centre staff also travel to Castlegar, Trail, Salmo and Kaslo – contact them for dates and times.
The Sharing Pot – A hot lunch on Tuesday from 11:00-1:00pm. No charge but donations are welcome.
Phone: (250) 365-6470
Address: Cadet Hall, 216 8th Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1N1
Trail & District Public Library – Trail & District Public Library provides programs and services for children and families.
Early Literacy Programs are Mother Goose, for infants & toddlers ages 0-3. Creative ABCs, for preschoolers ages 3 to 5.
Trail Area Health & Environment Program – The Trail Area Health & Environment Committee promotes health and the environment in the Trail BC area with a focus on children’s healthy development and preventing lead exposure. They offer support and information.
Contact: Jeannine Stefani, Public Health Nurse
Phone: (250) 364-6223
Address: Suite 2 – 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 1J9