Working with Families for Strong Community

Reflecting and Planning ahead

Looking back at 2020    The Better At Home Program begins to offer supports to our seniors to remain independent in their homes.   The Poverty Law Advocacy Program gets rolling with many people looking for help with applications, landlord-tenancy issues, appeals and support.   Our main office building gets an accessibility renovation featuring an automated […]

16 Days of Activism

In previous years we have gathered together for a vigil on December 6 to remember the victims of the Montreal Massacre as well as all victims of domestic violence. This year, due to the pandemic, we spread the message in a different way—from November 25 to December 6 we posted a pledge a day for […]

KSCU Employees Supporting Local Families

This generous donation by the employees of the Kootenay Savings Credit Union and the Kootenay Savings Community Foundation through their casual Friday Care Wear program is happily received by FAIR’s Building Beautiful Babies program. This program, which is planning its restart for the coming weeks, offers a supportive place for pregnant women and families with […]

Crisis Line Training Coming Soon

Applications are available here , or call 250-364-0274 for more information.   After training commitment is only 4 hrs per week (or more if you choose) – great for students, and retirees.

We’ve been Nominated – Twice!

We are honoured to be considered for two of the Trail Chamber’s Excellence Awards – Community Impact and Non-Profit/Charitable Organization!

FREE Energy Conservation Assistance program available

There is no time like the present to Reduce Utility Bills, Live More Comfortably and Reduce Energy Consumption!

The Fortis BC and BC Hydro Energy Conservation Assistance Program is FREE and just for income-qualified households.

COVID Thanks!

It Takes a Village.

We are so fortunate to be part of such a supportive, caring community. When COVID-19 suddently struck, many lo cal residents stuggled to cope and provide immediate necessities for their families.

MH Family Support Drop-in

Great News – The Mental Health Family Support Group has resumed drop-in meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Face masks are required to be worn by all group participants and supplies will be available at group.

Click here for more information.