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Kiki Rothensteyn

Here you can find a short overview of local numbers and what you can do if you see someone in need of assistance, especially during this cold snap If you are homeless: Help is here for you Castlegar Emergency Homeless Shelter "The Way Out" Provides 24/7 emergency shelter and other supports to homeless Castlegar & area residents. Open from November 1 to March 31 Shelter Contacts: Ray Griffiths and Kristein Johnson Coordinator : Kristein Johnson Shelter Contact: (250) 608-5019 CDCSS Office: (250) 365-2104 Hours of Operation Office: Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 12 noon - 1 to 4:30pm Safe home for domestic violence Toll-Free: 250-365-2104 1007 – 2nd Street Castlegar, BC V1N 1Y4 Castlegar and District Community Services Society Phone Us: (250) 365-2104 Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri. 8:30AM – 4:30PM (CLOSED from 12:00PM-1:00PM each day) and Women's Shelter Castlegar offers free, safe, confidential counselling and support services, and short term housing to women and children who have experienced relationship abuse, who have are being victimized by threats, intimidation, physical violence or emotional/verbal abuse by their partner. Contact: 250-365-2104 (M-F 8:30am-12pm/1pm-4:30pm) Crisis Line: 1-800-515-6999 Homeless Partnering Program (The Advocacy Centre) Hugh McGillivray, BA. Cc. Family Support Worker 250-365-2104, ext. 234 Hugh.mcgillivray@cdcss.ca Who can take care of my pet for a while Some BC SPCA shelters may be able to provide temporary care for your pets under certain emergency circumstances. Please contact your local BC SPCA Branch to discuss your situation. Please note that our ability to help you may be affected by the current number of animals in our care and the resources available at the shelter. Phone: (250) 509-0297 Emergency phone: (250) 509-0297 (During operating hours) After hours: contact your local police or RCMP If you see someone who is homeless (especially during the cold month) What you can do: Ask if they are ok If someone is unconscious or you are not sure, call 911! Buy a hot coffee/chocolate or tea Direct them to shelters/ offer to call one of the numbers (see other side) Hand out a care package (recommended contents see below) Donate warm coats and supplies What can go in a care package: fruit (apples, bananas, and pears), granola bars, pre-packaged cookies, pre-packaged cheese and crackers, packaged chocolates – and other foods that don’t require refrigeration; water bottles; warm socks and gloves; toiletries; gift cards to a local grocery store; lip balm; a hand written note with a message of kindness.

6 months ago

Kirsten Vodapoff

Welcome to our newest Member: Welcome Will!!

7 months ago

Kirsten Vodapoff

We had a great Thanksgiving and delivered 2 Baskets and 2 more are "in the making" ! yayy

3 years ago

Kirsten Vodapoff

This Brigade is in Castlegar BC Canada but the screen wont let me enter BC so I filled in Idaho :-(

3 years ago

Kirsten Vodapoff

Don't forget: Thanksgiving in Canada is on October 8th!

4 years ago

Kirsten Vodapoff

Just created and looking for members!

4 years ago