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North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society is a registered charity. Please help support our work through a tax deductible donation. You can make a donation by mailing it to the address above or donate online right now by clicking above.

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Our Mission

Upcoming

  • Supporting Youth - A Strength Based Approach Free workshop for anyone who wants to be more effective in their engagement with youth. Apr. 24, 6-8pm. Please register 250-353-7691 ext #302 or kellieknoll@nklcss.org

  • Parenting Within our Circle of Community with Tracey Kikals, Early Learning Consultant. How do you maintain your parenting beliefs and practices in the midst of competing ideas and perspectives? Thursday, April 24th 9:30-11:30 at North Lake Family Centre (Jewett school) and also Tuesday, May 13th 9:30-11:30 @ Kaslo Family Centre (JVH school). Snacks and Childcare provided. Registration required.

  • Boys: Shifting the Environment — A free presentation for parents with Samantha Zaytsoff. Tuesday, April 29th. 9:30-11:30. Kaslo Family Centre. Registration required.

  • Kaslo’s Age–Friendly Community Final Report is now available.

North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society is a non-profit, multi-service organization. The Society's mission is to develop and provide services and programs which contribute to a thriving community and enhance the quality of life for North Kootenay Lake residents.

What We Offer

Community Counselling, Addictions and Alcohol Counselling, Children and Youth Counselling, Victims assistance and counselling, Family support, and our Family Centre are a few of the programs we offer out of our Kaslo office. Lifeline, a personal emergency call button, is available to elderly or ill persons living alone. Our Safe Home provides a refuge for women and their children leaving an abusive relationship. Please browse through the links to learn more about our programs.

Funding

Funding comes from a number of provincial and federal government ministries and authorities including: Federal Ministry of Health; Interior Health; Children and Family Development; Public Safety and Solicitor General; Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services; Columbia Basin Trust; and is supplemented by client fees, donations, membership fees, fund raising and funding from Foundations.

Our Organizational Structure

The agency is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected from the community. It is run on a day to day basis by our Executive Director.

Learn more about our history in Kaslo and the surrounding area.