Working with Families for Strong Community

The Power of Collaboration

The goal of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week is to raise awareness nationwide and locally around the issues facing victims and survivors of crime and the services, programs, and laws in place to help them and their families. It is also an opportunity to acknowledge the important work of victim service providers and other […]

CIMS Celebrates by giving back

As we approach Thanksgiving weekend, we reflect on how fortunate we are to be surrounded by such a generous and caring community. In celebration of CIMS 30th Anniversary, the CIMS Rossland Division chose to donate to Trail Family and Individual Resource Centre Society who provides free, confidential services in the Greater Trail area. Specifically, they […]

Remembering and Honouring…

The  Trail Area “Violence Against Women in Relationships” Committee, with the support of COINS (Circle of Indigenous Nations Society) set up a window display at Mills Office Supply. It will be in place until the end of October.  The focus is “Remembering & Honouring the Children through Truth & Reconciliation”. On Monday, October 4   […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Trail FAIR Society respects our Indigenous community and will be closed on Thursday September 30th to allow time for reflection and commemoration of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The Orange Shirt Day society has posted several great videos on their website at https://www.orangeshirtday.org/ which offer insight into many historic and current issues. Locally, […]

Celebrating a New Space

Have you been wondering about the beautiful cedar structure beside FAIR’s office building on Columbia Ave in Trail? We were honoured to work with ColumbiaBasinTrust and the Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS)  to create a warm and welcoming space which creates a sense of pride, belonging and comfort. Thank you to everyone who help […]

Name it, Don’t Numb it

Thank you to everyone who commented and entered the Mental Health Week draw.     The draw winners have been contacted. 

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.