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North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society is a registered charity. Please help support our work through a tax deductible donation. You can make a donation by mailing it to the address above or donate online right now by clicking above.

Your online donation will be processed through Canada Helps and they will issue you a reciept to use with your tax return. Mailed in donations will be processed by us and we will issue a receipt to use with your tax return.

Upcoming

  • Strong Start Parent and Child Time will be closed on Monday, March 2nd for a staff meeting.

  • How Play Grows the Brain - a free workshop for parents of young children. Find out how play, fantasy and movement enhances brain growth! Kaslo: Tuesday, March 31st. Meadow Creek: Thursday, April 9th. Childcare provided. Registration required.

  • Parent Support Circle - sponsored by North Kootenay Lake Community Services and Columbia Basin Trust is being offered in Meadow Creek at Jewett Elementary. This is a time for parents of children of all ages to get together in a supportive and informal environment to share ideas, experiences and ask questions related to all aspects of parenting. First Session: Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 @ 10:00 - 11:30. Childminding and Snacks provided. Facilitated by Laura Douglas, Family Support Counsellor.

  • Subscribe to one of our newsletters - We have a new system for our mailing lists. Check it out to see if you would like to be on any of our mailing lists (or if you are wondering why you are not receiving emails from us any more it may be because you haven't signed up to our new system). We do not rent or share your email address with anyone else and you can unsubscribe any time you want.
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Our Mission

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society is a non-profit, multi-service organization. The Society's mission is to develop and provide services and programs which contribute to a thriving community and enhance the quality of life for North Kootenay Lake residents.

What We Offer

Community Counselling, Addictions and Alcohol Counselling, Children and Youth Counselling, Victims assistance and counselling, Family support, and our Family Centre are a few of the programs we offer out of our Kaslo office. Lifeline, a personal emergency call button, is available to elderly or ill persons living alone. Our Safe Home provides a refuge for women and their children leaving an abusive relationship. Please browse through the links to learn more about our programs.

Funding

Funding comes from a number of provincial and federal government ministries and authorities including: Federal Ministry of Health; Interior Health; Children and Family Development; Public Safety and Solicitor General; Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services; Columbia Basin Trust; and is supplemented by client fees, donations, membership fees, fund raising and funding from Foundations.

Our Organizational Structure

The agency is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected from the community. It is run on a day to day basis by our Executive Director.

Learn more about our history in Kaslo and the surrounding area.