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NCS 50th Anniversary | Celebrate With Us

This November Nelson Community Services is celebrating 50 years of supporting families, youth & individuals within our local community. We’re warmly inviting our local community & partners to celebrate with us. There are a few great ways to get involved.

Oso Negro NCS 50th Anniversary Blend Coffee Fundraiser | Enjoy some great local coffee & support our NCS programs at the same time!…

We’ve teamed up with local roaster Oso Negro Coffee to create a special edition NCS 50th Anniversary Medium Roast Organic Blend. Enjoy some delicious coffee & support NCS programs at the same time!

Proceeds from each $20 1 lb (454 g) bag support local families, youth & individuals through our NCS programs. 

This very special blend is available to order only until November 30th. Treat yourself or someone you love ~ just in time for the holiday season!  

To order, simply fill out our order form. Order pick-up with cash payment (cash only please) will be available early December at our main office, 518 Lake Street Nelson (Community First Health coop Building). We’ll be in touch to confirm via the contact details you provide within your order form.

Have questions or prefer to call us to place your order? Contact Aleea at our main office 250.352.3504 extension 221.

‘Healing Connections’ NCS Short Film Series | Take in the series here…

To mark 50 years of service to families, youth & individuals in the community, we’ve partnered with local filmmaker Amy Bohigian, of Watershed Productions, to launch a series of short films.

Each film in the Healing Connections series showcases a program & the work of our organization as told through the powerful stories of those who have accessed our services. They illustrate the impact of supports from Aimee Beaulieu Transition House, Homeless Prevention Program, Women’s Outreach, Street Outreach & Cicada Place.

It is with deep gratitude that we acknowledge the courage & honesty of those who shared their stories & local filmmaker Amy Bohigian who has captured each impactful story.

The stories shared in these videos are the real stories of those who have accessed our services.  They have content that may be emotional or triggering for some. Please reach out to supports should you need to; Aimee Beaulieu Transition House at 250-354-HELP (4357), The Crisis Line at 1-888-353-CARE (2273). Both are confidential & available 24/7.

We warmly invite you to take in film series below.

FILM# 1 – Aimee Beaulieu Transition House. This film chronicles the story of a woman seeking safety & the supports she received through the crisis & chat lines, & the Transition House.

Film #2 – Women’s Outreach, Homeless Prevention Program, Stopping the Violence Women’s Counselling, PEACE Children’s Counselling & Aimee Beaulieu Transition House. The story of an immigrant woman & her children seeking safety after her experience of domestic violence.

Film # 3 – Street Outreach. “Mothers”: Speaks to the work of Street Outreach with mothers of those living on the street.

Film # 4 – Street Outreach. A mothers story of love, loss & support.

Film # 5 – Cicada Place. Reflections from a former youth about living at Cicada Place & the impact on her life’s path.

Help Spread the word | Share with your friends & networks…

We’d love your support! Join us on Facebook @servicesfyi to share our NCS 50th Anniversary posts & news this November.

Interested in supporting our work with a donation? Community donations, in any amount you choose, make a difference – allowing us to reach so many more families, youth & individuals and offer them real life-enhancing (and sometimes lifesaving) supports. We warmly invite you to learn more about making a donation by visiting our donation page.

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Job Posting Clinical Supervisor

Nelson Community Services (NCS) is recruiting for a Clinical Supervisor for fifteen hours per month to support our seasoned team of counsellors. The work will involve regular clinical supervision and supporting program development with your clinical knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling with demonstrable clinical supervision skills and a rich and varied counseling background.

Please see the job description for more detail including contract and wage expectations. To view the complete job description please click here.

This job opportunity will remain open until the end January or until the position is successfully filled. Please note that only those individuals short-listed will be contacted.

Submit letter of interest and resume to:

Kathleen Newson

NCS Executive Director

Mail:  Suite 201 – 518 Lake Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4C6

Email to:  knewson@servicesfyi.ca

Fax to: (250) 352-3750

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Transition House: Phone, Text & Online Chat Support

Isolation can be scary if home isn’t a safe place for you.

You are not alone. We can help.

We are here to talk, provide emotional support, and safety planning.

Our call line is open 24/7 at 250-354-4357.

Our secure text and online chat line is available 7 days a week from 830am – midnight.
Text us at (778) 608-3900, chat online at: https://www.servicesfyi.ca/chat.

Reach out to us during a safe time for you.

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Transition House | Elder Support

Would you like to connect with an Elder to talk about traditional teachings and spiritual healing practices? 

The Metis Elder at Aimee Beaulieu Transition House is here to offer you support during this time of crisis.  She is only a phone call away, and is deeply committed to sharing her knowledge and offering culturally based support.

·        Receive culturally responsive support

·        Get practical help

·        Clear your head & your heart

Our elder is available by phone, one evening per week. You can reach her by calling our confidential crisis line at 250.354.4357 and leaving a safe number for her to return your call.


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Virtual Annual General Meeting

Nelson Community Services Society

Virtual Annual General Meeting 

The meeting will take place at 7:00 pm on October 25, 2022 via Zoom. Please join the meeting prior to 7:00 pm. To join the meeting please click here.  Please use your first and last name when signing in. If you require assistance please contact us at 250-352-3504.

2021-2022 Annual Report 

AGM Agenda 

2021-2022 Report to Membership

2021-2022 Financial Statements

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Nelson Community Services is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Relief Administrative Assistant to provide coverage on a casual and as-needed basis at our Main Office. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Office administration certificate or the equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent reception skills.
  • Superior computer skills; working knowledge of a variety of relevant software application programs.
  • To view the full job description please click here

Orientation, job-specific training, and advance notice is provided.

Base wage + 4.6% in lieu of vacation. The position will remain open until filled by a suitable candidate. This position is a non-management/excluded position.

Please submit resume to:

Kathleen Newson, NCS Executive Director
# 201 – 518 Lake Street, Nelson, BC   V1L 4C6

Email:  admin@servicesfyi.ca

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