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Community Service Directory Home

The Community Service Directory is a comprehensive information resource of community service organizations and programs for the West Kootenay Boundary. It is available in print from Trail Family and Individual Resource Centre Society, and as this searchable on-line database.

We endeavour to keep the on-line directory up-to-date.  If you find errors in our database, or are aware of new programs, please contact us. 

The CSD is divided into the sections and sub-sections that follow. Click on the link to browse all the services in that sections.

  1. EMERGENCY NUMBERS
    AMBULANCE
    FIRE
    POLICE
    HOSPITALS / URGENT CARE HEALTH CENTRES
    EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME ASSISTANCE OFFICES (Housing and Social Development)
    MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS
    TRANSITION HOUSES / SAFE HOMES
    OTHER
  2. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE / FREE & LOW COST BASICS
    SHORT-TERM EMERGENCY ACCOMMODATION
    FOOD
    • Food Banks / Food Cupboards
    • Nutrition Outreach
    • Pregnancy Outreach
    • Community Meals
    CLOTHING & GOODS
    HOME HELP
    RECREATION
    TRANSPORTATION
    FINANCIAL /INCOME ASSISTANCE
    • Emergency Assistance
    • Employment And Income Assistance Offices
    • Income / Supplementary Assistance
    • Tax Credits / Tax Returns
    • Children / Families
    • Employment Insurance
    • Seniors
    • Student Grants / Loans
    • Financial Counselling / Protection
    • Community Alternatives
    HEALTH and MEDICAL SUPPLEMENTARY ASSISTANCE
    • Public Insurance
    • Children
    • Dental Health
    • Medical Equipment Loan Service
    • Medical Travel Assistance

  3. ABUSE / NEGLECT
    INFORMATION, EDUCATION & PREVENTION
    CRISIS INTERVENTION
    • Crisis And Help Lines
    • Child Protection / Intervention
    • Seniors
  4. TRANSITION HOUSES, SAFE HOMES and SECOND STAGE
    OUTREACH SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
    ADVOCACY / LEGAL
    • Helplines
    • Victim Assistance
    • Community Response Network
    COUNSELLING FOR WOMEN
    COUNSELLING and TREATMENT for CHILDREN and YOUTH
    • Children Who Witness Abuse
    • Sexual Abuse Intervention Program

  5. COUNSELLING and SUPPORT
    CRISIS INTERVENTION
    • Crisis Line
  6. GENERAL COUNSELLING INFORMATION / RESOURCES
    • Employee Assistance Programs
    • Private Practice Referral
    ADULT COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT
    • General
    • Aboriginal
    • Women
    • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual And Transgendered
    • Developmental Disabilities
    • Seniors
    CHILDREN / YOUTH COUNSELLING / SUPPORT
    • Resources / Helplines
    • General Counselling / Life Skills
    • Youth Groups / Centres
    • Aboriginal Services
    • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual And Transgendered
    • Developmental Delays / Disabilities
    GRIEF / HOSPICE
    • Information / Resources
    • Hospice

  7. MENTAL HEALTH
    INFORMATION / RESOURCES
    EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH
    REGIONAL ADVOCATE
    OUTPATIENT COUNSELLING
    • Adult / Seniors
    • Children / Youth
    EATING DISORDERS
    INPATIENT
    RESIDENTIAL: PSYCHO-SOCIAL REHABILITATION
    COMMUNITY AND RESIDENTIAL LIVING / SUPPORT
    MENTAL HEALTH CLUBHOUSE
    FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS
    ADVISORY COUNCILS
  8. DRUGS & ALCOHOL / ADDICTIONS
    GENERAL RESOURCES
    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT and PREVENTION
    REFERRAL
    OUTPATIENT COUNSELLING
    • Adults
    • Youth
  9. SUPPORTIVE RECOVERY
    WITHDRAWAL MANAGEMENT and DETOX
    NEEDLE EXCHANGE
    MUTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS
    • Alcoholics Anonymous
    • Al-Anon & Alateen
    • Narcotics Anonymous

  10. FAMILY LIFE / PARENTING
    RESOURCES
    • Websites / Help Lines
    • Family Resource Centres
    • Family Literacy Resources
    • MCFD Child and Family Services
    • Child Safety
    • Public Health Nurses
    • Health Units / Centres
  11. FAMILY PLANNING / PREGNANCY / POSTNATAL
    • Family Planning / Pregnancy / Postnatal
    • West Kootenay Sexual Health Clinics
    • Pregnancy / Newborns
    ADOPTION
    FOSTER PARENTS / CHILDREN
    DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS / DISABILITIES
    • Resources
    • Services
    CHILDCARE AND RESOURCES
    • Community Programs
    • Child Care Subsidies
    PARENTING / FAMILY SUPPORT / COMMUNICATION
    • Parenting / Family Support / Communication
    • Parent - Young Child Groups And Programs
    • Community Action Program For Children
    • Parenting Programs / Parent Support Groups
    • Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program
    • Family Support / Communication
    • Aboriginal Family Support
    CHILDREN / YOUTH SUPPORT
    • Help Lines / Websites
    • Counselling and Support
    • Youth Centres / Programs

  12. HEALTH and MEDICAL
    GENERAL RESOURCES / HELPLINES
    GOVERNMENT HEALTH INSURANCE
    INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
    • Patient Representative / Aboriginal Liasion
  13. HOSPITALS / PRIMARY CARE CENTRES
    WALK-IN MEDICAL CLINICS
    PUBLIC HEALTH UNITS / CENTRES
    • Overview Of Services
    • Health Units / Centres
    • Environmental Health
    • Licensing of Facilities
    SEXUAL HEALTH / FAMILY PLANNING
    • Information / Resources
    • Sexual Health Clinics
    PREGNANCY / NEWBORNS
    • Information / Resources
    • Prenatal
    • Pregnancy Outreach / Newborns
    CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
    • Developmental Delays / Disabilities
    • Preschool Age Children
    • School Age Children
    GENERAL HEALTH
    • Youth / Adult Health
    • Dental Health / Audiology
    HOME CARE AND SUPPORT
    • Home And Community Care
    • In-Home Services
    • Adult Day Programs / Friendly Visitors
    • Nutrition / Meals Programs
    • Medical Equipment Loan Services
    • Health Related Transportation
    • Personal Emergency Support System
    HOSPICE / PALLIATIVE CARE
    • Information
    • Programs
    SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / DISEASES: INFORMATION / SUPPORT
    • Acquired Brain Injury
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Allergy / Asthma
    • ALS
    • Alzeihmer
    • Arthritis
    • Autism
    • Cancer
    • Celiac
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Crohn's, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Eating Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Eyesight
    • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    • Hearing
    • Heart & Stroke
    • Hepatitis C
    • Kidney Disease
    • Lung / Respiratory
    • Lupus
    • Meniere's Disease
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parkinson
    • Scleroderma
    • Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Transplants

  14. HOUSING / RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT
    SHORT TERM / EMERGENCY ACCOMMODATION
    CONSUMER& ADVOCACY SERVICES
    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
    • General
    • Developmental Disabilities
    • Mental Illness
    • Seniors
    RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT
    • General / Seniors
    • Youth
    • Mental Health
    • Physical Disabilities
    • Developmental Disabilities
  15. EMPLOYMENT / BUSINESS / REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    GOVERNMENT OFFICES
    EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
    • General
    • Aboriginal
    • Persons With Disabilities
    • Youth
  16. TRADES TRAINING / LABOUR ORGANIZATONS
    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AND SAFETY
    BUSINESS INFORMATION / SELF-EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
    • Chambers Of Commerce
    • Community Futures Development Corporations
    REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    • Cooperatives / Lending circles
    • Regional Development

  17. GOVERNMENT and LEGAL
    GOVERNMENT / PUBLIC SERVICES
    • Information Sources
    • Government Services
  18. LEGAL
    • Crime Prevention / Community Programs
    • Legal Information / Support
    • Legal Aid / Advice
    • Public Trustee
    • Victim Services
    • Children / Youth
    • Restorative Justice Programs
    • Courts
    • Corrections

  19. COMPLAINTS RESOLUTION and ADVOCACY
    COMPLAINTS / APPEALS
    • General / Government Ministries
    • Consumer
    • Counselling
    • Employment
    • Facilities Licensing
    • Legal
    • Health & Medical
    • Pensions / Veterans
    • Police / Crime
    • Tenants
    ADVOCACY / HUMAN RIGHTS
    • General
    • Aboriginal
    • Children / Youth
    • Developmental Disabilities
    • Mental Health
    • Multicultural
    • Poverty
    • Prisoners / Justice System
    • Seniors
    • Tenants
    • Workesafe BC
  20. LITERACY and EDUCATION
    LITERACY
    • Family Literacy
    • Adult Literacy
    • School District No. 8 - Kootenay Lake
    • School District No. 10 - Arrow Lakes
    • School District No. 20 - Kootenay - Columbia
    • School District No. 51 - Boundary
  21. OTHER K-12 SCHOOLS and PROGRAMS
    • Independent Schools
    • Distance Education / Home Learning
    POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
    • Selkirk College
    • Other Post Secondary
    • Educational Grants / Loans
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION

  22. CULTURAL, SOCIAL and RELIGIOUS
    COLUMBIA BASIN TRUST
    ARTS COUNCILS
    • Regional
    • Local
  23. ABORIGINAL
    MULTICULTURAL / PEACE
    MUSEUMS / ART GALLERIES / LIVE THEATRES
    LIBRARIES
    RECREATION / COMMUNITY CENTRES and HALLS
    • Recreation
    • Community Centres and Halls
    • Youth Centres
    • Women's Centres
    • Seniors' Centres
    RELIGIOUS / SPIRITUAL
    • Arrow Lakes Area
    • Boundary Area
    • Castlegar And Area
    • Nelson And Area, Salmo
    • North Kootenay Lake Area
    • Trail And Area
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