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Family Place: Kootenay Kids Society – Open to dads, moms, grandparents and caregivers with children age 0-6, offering: play & literacy groups, home support, free prenatal vitamins, food vouchers for pregnant mothers, support for fathers, parent education groups and a resource library.

Phone: (250) 352-6678
Address: 312 Silica Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4M5
https://www.kootenaykids.ca

Gleaners Society Food Bank – Food Bank operated by Gleaners Society. Open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00am - 1:00pm.

Phone: 250 428-4107
Address: 807 Canyon Street, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G3

Interior Health - Dental Health Services – Offers dental health services and prevention for children.

Phone: (250) 505-7226
Address: #2-333 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC V1L 1N2

Interior Health: Infants and Children 0-6 – Health, development and nutrition information from Interior Health.

https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/InfantsChildren/Pages/default.aspx

Kaslo Food Hub – Food Cupboard, Baby Supplies Cupboard, Tool Library and Root Cellar. Baby supplies cupboard offers free diapers, baby cereal, formula and baby food for families in need. Call for hours.

Email: kfsp@nklcss.org
Phone: (250) 353-7120
Address: 500 4th Street, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0
http://nklcss.org/home/location/kaslo-food-hub

Kaslo Public Library – Offers free preschool (age 3-5) story time program - stories, crafts and songs.

Email: info@kaslo.bclibrary.ca
Phone: (250) 353-2942
Address: 413 Fourth Street, Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0
http://kaslo.bc.libraries.coop/

Kiro Wellness Centre – Offers access to a public health nurse, nutritionist, postpartum services, Healthy Families Program, Well Baby clinics (weigh-ins) , Right from the Start Program, Options for Sexual Health clinic, dental program, speech and language services, vision and hearing screening.

Phone: (888) 364-0517
Address: 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 1J9
http://kbrh.ca/contactus/contactus.html

Kiro Wellness Centre – Audiology (hearing checks)

Phone: 250-364-6216
Address: 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 1J9

Kootenay Family Place - Behavior Support Program – Offers individual behavior support to children and youth up to age 19 who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, developmental disorders, as well as other special needs.

Email: behavioursupport@kootenayfamilyplace.org
Phone: 778-460-5108
Address: 749 11 Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
http://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org

Kootenay Family Place - Infant Development Program – Offers services for children from 0-3 years who live in Castlegar, the Slocan Valley or Naksup area and are at risk for developmental delay or have a delay or disability. Participation is voluntary and free of charge.

Phone: 778-460-5111
Address: 749 11 Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
https://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org/programs/early-intervention/west-kootenay-infant-development-program

Kootenay Family Place - Infant Development Program – Offers services for children from 0-3 years who live in the Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale and surrounding area and are at risk for developmental delay or have a delay or disability. Participation is voluntary and free of charge.

Contact: Kootenay Family Place
Phone: (778) 460-5097
Address: 749 11 Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
https://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org/programs/early-intervention/west-kootenay-infant-development-program

Kootenay Family Place - Neighbourhood House – Neighbourhood House offers a range of programs throughout the week for parents of children birth through 6 years. Programs include pregnancy outreach, playgroups, ESL and new immigrant groups and parent education and more. Check their Facebook page for monthly calendars: www.facebook.com/kootenayfamilyplace/

Email: lynnene@kootenayfamilyplace.org
Phone: (250) 365-8448
Address: 749 11 Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
http://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org

Kootenay Family Place - Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Progams – Offers support for children to develop their skills for play, learning and self care. This program is for children who may need extra help with sensory integration, self help, gross and fine motor skills, visual motor and perceptual skills, ocular motor and oral motor skills.

Phone: 250-365-8448
Address: 767 11th Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
http://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org

Kootenay Family Place - Speech and Language Therapy Program – Offers speech/language therapy for Castlegar and area, as well as the Slocan Valley up to Nakusp (including Silverton and New Denver).

Phone: 250-365-8448
Address: 767 11th Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
http://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org

Kootenay Family Place - Supported Child Development – The Supported Child Development program helps children who require extra support in a family/ group daycare or preschool.

Email: supcc@kootenayfamilyplace.org
Phone: (778) 460-5095
Address: 749 11 Avenue, Castlegar, BC V1N 1J7
https://www.kootenayfamilyplace.org/programs/early-intervention/supported-child-development-program