We’re Hiring – casual CBVS Support Worker

FAIR’s Community Based (Specialized) Victim Services Program is accepting applications for a casual Program Support Worker.

CBVS Support Workers provide support for people who have been victims of spousal assault, sexual assault, child abuse or criminal harassment.  Support work includes crisis intervention, providing information about the legal system, court orientation, court accompaniment and referrals to other community resources.

Please click here to see the complete posting, including details of the required education, experience and knowledge

This posting closes at 4pm on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Passport Coupon books now available

The 2020 edition of the very popular Passport To The Kootenays Coupon books are now available. 

These books are THE go-to book for fabulous 2-for-1 golfing, food and service deals and great freebies throughout the Kootenays.  $45 each.  All proceeds are used by FAIR programs for direct client benefits – such as emergency grocery and merchandise gift cards at local retailers.  They are available at the following Trail locations:

Trail FAIR Society – Columbia Ave office

Columbia Glass – Highway Drive

Integra Tire – Columbia Ave

Brew Shop Too – Second Ave

JJ’s Fashion – Cedar Ave

L’Bears – Cedar Ave

Many, many thanks to these businesses who continue to support FAIR.  Cash is best at most locations. Contact the FAIR office directly if you would like to arrange payment via e-transfer.

New Advocacy Program in Trail

Need an Advocate?

Trail FAIR Society is pleased to announce that the new Poverty Law Advocate Program for the Trail area is now ready to help you from our Main Office building at 2079 Columbia Ave in Trail.

The position of Poverty Law Advocate, which has existed in other communities for a number of years, provides comprehensive advocacy services to marginalized individuals and families for:

  • income assistance
  • disability assistance
  • to maintain tenancy
  • Canada Pension Plan Disability
  • Employment and Insurance
  • debt
  • and other income support related programs.

The Advocate provides assistance and representation through administration hearing processes. The advocate does NOT provide legal advice and is not a lawyer.

Appointments may be made by contacting the Advocate – Naomi Bain – at 250-364-2326 ext 235