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.