Our Affiliations and Memberships

To successfully achieve our vision and mission, Nelson Community Services works in close collaboration with many other local, regional and provincial partners. NCS staff participate in a variety of local committees and community development initiatives.
Among our many partners and collaborators are:

The City of Nelson

IHA (Mental Health and Substance Use)

Kootenay Career Development Society

Kootenai Art Therapy Institute

Ministry of Children and Family

Nelson at its best

Nelson Food Cupboard Society

Nelson Police Department


Council on Accreditation

Nelson Women’s Centre

Our Daily Bread

Salvation Army, Nelson

School District #8



Nelson Community Services maintains memberships with a variety of local and provincial organizations as a way to remain aware of issues impacting the social services sector and to positively influence social policy and social change.
NCS holds current memberships with the following organizations:

BC Non-Profit Housing Association

BC Society of Transition Houses

BoardVoice Society

Community Social Services Employers’ Association

Shelter Net BC


Ending Violence Association of BC

Federation of Community Social Services of BC

Kootenay Boundary Community Services Cooperative

Nelson Chamber of Commerce

Women’s Shelters Canada