Information for Newcomers and New Immigrants in Kimberley.
This compilation of this list was made possible thanks to a grant from Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
Upon Arriving in Kimberley, BC
Do you have questions about living, working, or settling in B.C.? Newcomers’ Guide video are available online through the WelcomeBC website in 11 different languages. In addition, contact WelcomeBC’s “Ask the Expert”. This service is FREE from the Government of British Columbia. Visit www.WelcomeBC.ca and click on “Ask the Expert”.
Kimberley City Hall
340 Spokane Street
The City of Kimberley supports everything from water and sewer; to emergency services; to permits and bylaws. View the city web page for information on licenses and permits; animal control; cemeteries; emergency services; garbage pick up; planning and development; sidewalks, roads and pathways; taxes and utilities; and water services.
Kimberley Visitor’s Centre
The Kimberley Visitor Centre is located in the parking area behind the Downtown Platzl. The Visitor’s Centre are part of a network of more than 100 Visitor Centres in the Province, giving access to the most current and accurate travel and tourism information available. Friendly personal staff will help you discover more about activities, events and accommodations for visitors to Kimberley.
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
CBAL office: 370 Wallinger Avenue, Kimberley
You may need help finding a place to live, finding a job, facing immigration challenges or joining English classes.The local immigrant settlement agency worker can help you with many of your questions and concerns when first arriving in our community. The Kimberly office is open from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday and is located upstairs at the Kimberley Public Library.
East Kootenay Realty Ltd.
385 Wallinger Avenue
Whether you are looking for a place to rent or own; a property owner requiring management of your rental property or a strata council requiring professional management services; East Kootenay Realty can provide the management and support that you require. Fill in the tenancy application and an agent will assist you to find rental property.
Cherry Creek Property Services
Cherry Creek Property Services offer listings of rental properties in the Kimberley area for short or long term rentals. They also offer an online Tenant Application form and on-line payment options.
335 Spokane Street
Rental and real estate properties are listed in the classified section of this daily paper. The paper is available at grocery stores and gas stations in Kimberley.
BC Housing is a government agency that has housing available to help people in greatest need. This includes subsidized (government-assisted) housing and help to pay for rent in private (non-government) apartments. BC Housing also has a program for low-income seniors called Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER). Check the webpage or call to find out if you qualify for these programs or to find information on subsidized housing in other languages.
Residential Tenancy Branch
For information on landlord or tenant rights and responsibilities, contact the Residential Tenancy Branch. Also, refer to The Residential Tenancy Act: A Guide for Landlords & Tenants in British Columbia is published in English, Traditional Chinese and Punjabi. Download it at www.rto.gov.bc.ca/content/publications/guides.aspx
Contact FortisBC for natural gas (home heating) or provision of electricity.
Additional contact information for FortisBC:
Natural gas emergencies
Toll free: 1-800-663-9911 (24 hours)
Electricity emergencies or power outages
Call 1-866-436-7847 (24 hours)
Electricity general inquiries
Toll free: 1-866-436-7847
Phone: 604-224-9376 or 1 800 224 9376.
Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BC Hydro is a provincial Crown corporation with a mandate to generate, purchase, distribute and sell electricity.
Kimberley City Hall
Operations & Environment Services Department
340 Spokane Street
Curbside garbage pick-up is available once per week. Garbage pick-up begins at 7:30 a.m. and must not be set out before 5:00 a.m. Maximum limit: 2 cans or 3 bags
DO NOT leave garbage on the street the night before collection as it attracts wildlife. For information on garbage pick-up in your area contact City Hall.
Kimberley Transfer Station
800 312th Avenue
The following may be brought to the Kimberley Transfer Station:
Hours of Operation:
8:30am-5:30pm seven days a week (closed Family Day, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day)
BC Recycling Hotline
There are large yellow bins throughout Kimberley where you can take your recyclable materials (cardboard, tin cans, newspapers, and plastic milk jugs). Glass must be taken to the local bottle depot
Kimberley Bottle Depot
1685 Warren Avenue
Money, Banking, Advising
Kootenay Savings Credit Union
200 Wallinger Avenue
Phone: 250-427-2288 or 1-800-665-5728
Kootenay Savings and Credit Union offers local banking, borrowing, investing and insurance services.
RBC Royal Bank
375 Wallinger Avenue
Phone: 250-427-4821 Calls will automatically be transferred to a Customer Service Centre
In British Columbia, both the provincial government and local boards of Education manage the public school system (Kindergarten to Grade 12). There are 60 local Boards of Education across the province. Kimberley is part of Rocky Mountain School District 6.
Rocky Mountain School District 6
For information on various services and departments in School District 6 see http://www.sd6.bc.ca/departments.php
Schools in the Kimberley area:
Kimberley Alternate School
570 Mark St., Kimberley, BC V1A 2B8 Phone: 250-427-5371
This program offers Kimberley students who face challenges in the regular public school system by providing social and emotional support in a small school setting. There is a full-time program with enrichment activities and field trips, and a transitional academic program.
Lindsay Park Elementary
602 Salmo Street
Kimberley, BC, V1A 2M8
Lindsay Park Elementary offers programming from Kindergarten to grade 3. The mission of the school is to provide a caring environment developing the qualities of self-esteem, creative thinking, a love for learning and respect for self and others, realising that quality education is an individual life-long process involving physical, mental, emotional and social development to produce happy, responsible citizens
546 – 309 Avenue
Marysville, BC, V1A 3J3
Marysville Elementary offers programming from Kindergarten to grade 3. The school will be placing a strong emphasis on Character Education in the next few years and looks forward to working with your child(ren) and getting to know them better as they learn and grow. They also look forward to working with parents and invite you to become involved with the school and your child(ren)’s education so that together we can create a caring environment and the best education possible for your child.
689 Rotary Drive
Kimberley, BC, V1A 1E4
Phone: 250-42- 2283
McKim Middle School offers programming from grades 4 to 7. McKim has HEART! The school focuses on developing Healthy Lifestyles, Excellence, Acceptance, Respect and Responsibility, and Teamwork across all grade levels. These traits are enhanced by teaching a school wide character education program with the understanding that developing good citizenship is as important as academic achievement. As a community of inquisitive learners, who nurture and encourage mutual respect and self-esteem, staff work with students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to an ever-changing environment.
Rocky Mountain Distributed Learning School
1850 Warren Avenue,
Kimberley, BC V1A 1S1
Rocky Mountain Distributed Learning School provides programs and support for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 which can include adult students. Distributed Learning (DL) takes place when:
- a student is primarily at a distance from the teacher,
- whether he/she is at home; or
- connected to teachers from another learning facility.
DL gives both rural and urban students in British Columbia improved access, more choice, and flexibility to learn outside classroom schedules. The vision for DL is to provide a quality, dynamic and engaging learning environment that all students in the province can access. DL, where a B.C. certified teacher instructs the child’s educational program, is different from Homeschooling, where the parent or guardian is responsible for the child’s educational program.
The Rocky Mountain Distributed Learning School (RMDLS) welcomes students from every region of British Columbia, Canada. All enrolment options lead towards a British Columbia Dogwood Diploma.
RMDLS offers full-time elementary (Learning @ Home) and secondary programs for students who are fully educated at home. RMDLS also delivers free, part-time high-school courses – accessible anytime, anywhere in B.C. The school seeks to provide the utmost flexibility to students and parents while offering the very best teacher support and programs are led by qualified educators, providing quality service to learners.
405 Halpin Street
Kimberley, BC, V1A2H1
Selkirk School provides programming for students in grade 8 – 12. The school mission is Community, Discovery, and Empowerment in which every student is an important part of a school community that promotes discovery and empowerment. The school welcomes International students to Kimberley from many countries around the world. If you are interested in becoming a homestay family, please contact the school.
Selkirk International Student Program
The International Student Program at Selkirk is one of the oldest and most highly-regarded in Canada. Selkirk Secondary School is part of the Rocky Mountain International Student Program which places students in high schools in Kimberley, Invermere and Golden. There are 45+ students in the program from Spain, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, India, Taiwan and Australia.
Visit http://www.sd6.bc.ca/international/ , the official program website and find out more about studying abroad in School District No. 6.
Kimberley Independent School
Serving students and families in the community from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 9.
Kimberley Independent School offers programming for Pre-school to grade nine. Kimberley Independent School is commited to promoting a love of learning and enthusiasm for knowledge in a creative, practical and respectful manner. The goal is to offer quality education while considering the whole child as a social, creative, spiritual and physical individual. The intent of education provided at Kimberley Independent School is to recognize the distinct learning needs of each child. Small class sizes enhance a commitment to developing childrens’ self confidence, self awareness, interpersonal skills and a sense of social and environmental responsibility.
Blarchmont Early Learning Hub
1850 Warren Ave,
Kimberley, BC, V1A 1S1
Phone: 250 427-5309
Blarchmont School offers an Early Learning Program for Pre-Kindergarten children through StrongStart BC.
1850 Warren Ave,
Kimberley, BC, V1A 1S1
Continuing Education programming is available for students who are 16 years or older. Students may access courses online or in person. Call the Continuing Education office for course information.
College of the Rockies
1850 Warren Avenue,
Kimberley, BC V1A 1S1
Phone: 250-427-7116 ext 3752
The Kimberley Campus offers an array of programs and provides you with a number of online training opportunities. The campus also delivers a variety of day, evening, and weekend vocational and general interest courses and provides contract training services. Find everything from cooking to first aid! The Campus has a computer lab, learning support centre, high-tech classrooms, up-to-date technology, and audio/visual and satellite conferencing services.
Maps of Kimberley
Kimberley Visitor’s Centre
For up-to-date maps of Kimberley and area, visit the Visitor’s Centre.
Community bus within Kimberley: Door-to-door accessible on-request transit service for all residents, operating Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Regional service to Cranbrook: Door-to-door (Kimberley only), accessible service Tuesday to Friday.
For community and regional service, call at least one business day ahead of your trip. For regular trips, once a week or more, call once to set up regular scheduled service.
Greyhound Bus Service & Greyhound Courier Express
Phone: 250-427-3722 or 1-800-661-TRIP (8747)
405 Wallinger Avenue
For travel within Canada, Greyhound Canada carries millions of passengers across the country’s provinces and territories each year. The company also provides Greyhound Courier Express package delivery service to its various Canadian locations.
There is no fee for lakes in the BC interior. For information, including a list of routes and phone numbers, visit the webpage listed.
Employment & Business
Kimberley Chamber of Commerce
253 Wallinger Avenue
Kimberley, BC V1A 1Z2
The Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1923 with the goal of furthering the interests of local businesses. Its mission is to serve as leaders in the promotion, development, growth and prosperity of business in Kimberley.
WorkBC Employment Services Centre
Cranbrook: East Kootenay Employment Services Centre
24 11th Ave S
Cranbrook, BC V1C 2P1
Serving communities throughout the East Kootenay and Columbia Valley area, the Employment Services Centre offers a wide range of integrated employment services and supports through storefronts, satellite offices or itinerant service providers. Services are available to both job seekers and employers.
All Job Seekers are welcome to use a self-serve area free of charge. This includes access to job listings, resource library, on-line tools, internet, fax and computers. Additional support and resources are available for job seekers who are currently unemployed or underemployed and are legally eligible to work in BC. This can include personal employment planning, access to workshops and/or training, and specialized services.
Legal Services Society
Legal Services Society (LSS) has a range of free services that may help you. The Society gives priority to people with low incomes, but many services are available to all British Columbians. Services include on-line information, advice, representation, legal aide locations and publications. Services are provided in English, but if you can’t communicate with staff in English and can’t call with someone who can interpret for you, an interpreter is available. You can also access recorded messages about services in six languages:
- Punjabi, and
230 Spokane Street,
Kimberley, B.C., V1A 2E4
Phone: 250-427-2235 or 1-800-244-9720 (BC & AB)
Rockies Law Corporation
201 – 290 Wallinger Avenue
Kimberley, BC, V1A 1Z1
Phone: 250-427-0111 or 1-866-427-0111
5-195 Howard Street
Kimberley, BC, V1A 2G5
Government & Citizenship
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
115 Spokane Street
The local immigrant settlement agency worker can help you with many of your questions and concerns when first arriving in our community. For information and resources to prepare for the citizenship exam contact the Kimberly office, located upstairs at the Kimberley Public Library, and open from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday and is
Kimberley City Hall
340 Spokane Street
The City of Kimberley Council is comprised of one elected Mayor and six elected Councillors. The general municipal election cycle in British Columbia occurs every three years in November – the next one will take place in 2014. Kimberley City Council Regular Meetings are generally held at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 340 Spokane Street, on the second and fourth Monday of each month, with the exception of Statutory Holidays and the first meeting following a general election. See our City Calendar here.
Council also meets informally in Committee Meetings generally held on the first and third Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each month. Administration Committee Meetings are held at 10:00 am Tuesdays in the Councillor’s Room and Operations Committee Meetings are held at 8:40 am Wednesdays in the Council Chamber.
Please refer to the Events Calendar for an overview and updates to meetings.
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Phone: 250-387-3655 or
104-806 9th Street N
Golden, BC, V0A 1H0
Phone: 250-344-4816 or 1-866-870-4188
Norm Macdonald was re-elected as the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke in May 2013. He was first elected to the legislature in 2005. Norm serves as Opposition Critic for Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.
Member of Parliament
Suite 620 – 151 La Promenade, House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
Phone: 613-995-7246 (voice)
100 – B Cranbrook Street North,
Cranbrook, British Columbia V1C 3P9
Community, Culture, Sport
Kimberley Heritage Museum
105 Spokane Street
west end of the Platzl, above the Public Library
The Museum displays or stores 9,265 artifacts, 9,650 photographs, as well as maps, published books and small items for sale. Since opening in May of 1980, over 210,000 patrons have visited the museum.
The building and display galleries are fully accessible: by elevator from the Library or via the ramp and doors to the second floor at the rear of the building. Two parking stalls for passenger vehicles are also available at the rear of the building off Kimberley Avenue. Admission is by donation. Please sign our guest book.
Kimberley’s Underground Mining Railway
Sullivan Mine and Railroad Historical Society
P.O. Box 94
#115 Gerry Sorensen Way
Kimberley, B.C. V1A 2Y5
Phone: 250-427-0022 (During regular hours and summer season)
Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Trench in the East Kootenay Region of B.C. is the City of Kimberley; the home of the historic Sullivan Mine and the Underground Mining Railway. The Kimberley Underground Mining Railway is owned and operated by the Sullivan Mine and Railway Historical Society. The Kimberley mining railway has been in existence, in one form or another, for 28 years and has developed into a unique tourist attraction.
Join our Mining Tour and ride the rails through the beautiful Mark Creek valley as you listen to the history of Kimberley and the Sullivan Mine. Learn about life as a miner at the Underground Interpretive Centre as our miner guide describes hard rock mining and demonstrates some of the equipment used in the Sullivan Mine. Join us for a short walk to the Sullivan Mine Powerhouse for a guided tour featuring the huge compressors and generators that powered the mine. Board the train again to learn more about Kimberley and enjoy spectacular scenery and glimpses of the occasional wild life as you travel back to the station.
Kimberly Summer Theatre
160 Deer Park Avenue
Kimberley, BC V1A 2J4
Kimberley Summer Theatre, established in 1997, is a not-for-profit professional charitable theatre organization located in the scenic town of Kimberley, British Columbia in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The primary objective of the organization is to provide affordable but professional theatre for an international audience. As a leading summer theatre company, Kimberley Summer Theatre has continued to build its reputation by blending local talented performers and volunteer personnel with professional performers and production staff from across Canada and beyond.
Kimberley Arts at Centre 64
64 Deer Park Avenue
Kimberley, BC V1A 2J2
Welcome to Centre 64, Kimberley BC’s arts and cultural centre! The Centre offers fine art exhibits, live performances, and workshops year-round. It is also a perfect location to hold meetings, seminars, receptions, and special events. Centre 64 is open Tuesday through Saturday from 1pm to 5pm.
Mark Creek Lions Club
Western Lodge, 2665 Warren Ave.,
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. The Kimberley branch of the Lions Club meets at 6:30 pm 1st & 3rd Wednesday.
Rotary Club of Kimberley
340 MARK ST.
Kimberley, BC V1A 3A1
The Rotary Club of Kimberley was chartered on December 1, 1941 and has been active in Kimberley ever since. It is a member in good standing of Rotary International, an organization that represents over 1.2 million Rotarians in over 34,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary is a service club whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race colour, creed, religion, gender, or political preference.
Membership is by invitation. The club currently has 32 members representing many of the businesses and professions in the Kimberley area. It meets at 12:00 noon every Wednesday at BJ’s Restaurant.
Kimberley Public Library
115 Spokane Street
Kimberley, BC V1A 2E5
The mission of the library is to improve the quality of life through free access to resources for information, education and recreation. There is no cost to join the library. Library cards are available to residents of Kimberley and the Electoral ‘E’ area. To get a library card, please ask the library staff. Bring two pieces of identification showing name and current address, (i.e. driver’s licence, piece of mail).
Kimberley Aquatic Centre
520 Archibald Street, across from the Civic Centre Arena.
The Kimberley Aquatic Centre is open year-round, with a short break for annual maintenance. Swimming is available every day, classes and programs take place Monday through Friday. Community sponsors offer free family swim evenings on the first Wednesday of each month from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. There’s always something going on!
Bob McWhinnie Skate Park and Mountain Bike Skills Park
located at the corner of Rotary Drive and Marsden Street
The Park offers varied terrain for testing your skills on four wheels or two – unique, interactive, and dynamic! Seating and viewing areas around the two connected parks make a great meeting place for users of Kimberley’s many trails, like the nearby Mark Creek Trail and NorthStar Rails to Trails.
Civic Centre Arena
located on Archibald Street at Rotary Drive,
located at the corner of 304 Street and 309 Avenue
Parks, Recreation and Facilities
For information on baseball, soccer, basketball, children’s playgrounds and lawnbowling facilities in Kimberley, call Parks, Recreation and Facilities.
Off Leash Dog Areas
Kimberley has three large off-leash areas to explore, in the Kimberley Nature Park, Lois Creek Trails, and in Marysville between the Marysville Falls and Bootleg Gap Golf Course.
Kimberley Nature Park
The 800 hectare(1800 acre) Kimberley Nature Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Canada. Located entirely within the City boundaries, its varied terrain and diverse ecosystems provide endless opportunities for recreation and education. Several dozen kilometres of multi-use trails, criss-cross the forested hillsides, linking small ponds and panoramic viewpoints into a unique soft-wilderness experience for residents and visitors alike.
Kimberley Nordic Club
PO Box 464
Kimberley, BC, V1A 3B9
Kimberley Nordic network is a first class facility consisting of a variety of snowcat groomed trails complete with double track, single track and a centre skating lane. There are also narrow single track trails to accommodate the more adventuresome bushwhacker. These trails, set and not, are of varying degrees of difficulty and length to accomodate all levels of nordic skiers. The modern facility includes a comfortable 1,200 sq ft lodge with washrooms, a racer’s warming/waxing hut, 30 km of groomed dbl track trails, a 3.3 kilometer lit loop for night skiing, a 1.0 km lit sprint loop and 6.5 km of single track trails. The facility also has some trails specifically constructed to be Paralympic skiing friendly.
Kimberley Alpine Resort
Kimberley Alpine Resort
PO Box 40, 301
North Star Blvd
Kimberley, BC V1A 2Y5
There’s plenty to discover at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Located within the Purcell Mountain Range in BC, it offers over 1,800 acres of terrain, 80 named runs and glades, and a variety of TRUE ski-in/ski-out accommodations.
Trickle Creek Golf Resort
Trickle Creek Resort
PO box 190
Kimberley BC, V1A 2Y6
Phone: 250-427-5171 or 1-888-874-2553
Woven through the rugged alpine environment, crossing creeks and diving with the slopes of North Star Mountain, Trickle Creek Golf Resort is one of the most thrilling golf courses you’ll ever play. Located in beautiful Kimberley, British Columbia, and designed by renowned architect Les Furber, the course was recently awarded a bronze medal by readers of SCORE Golf Magazine for being one of the top resort courses in all of Canada.
Bootleg Gap Golf
PO Box 130
Kimberley BC V1A 2Y5 Canada
Bootleg Gap Golf is a 27 hole public facility. This Les Furber designed facility features an 18 hole Championship, a unique 9 hole course and one of the best practice facilities in the area.
The par 34 Recreational nine-hole course features three par-threes, five par-fours and a 519-yard par five. The Rec 9 provides a unique challenge and is an extremely popular component of Bootleg Gap Golf.
Kimberley Golf Club
Kimberley, BC, V1A 2Y6
Phone: 250-427-4161 or 1-877-427-4161
Since 1924, the Kimberley Golf Club has proudly proven to be one of the most scenic, charming and yes, challenging golf courses in the British Columbia Rocky Mountains. With undulating greens and huge ponderosa pines towering along the fairways, you are in for a true mountain golf experience.
Kimberley Primary Health Care Centre
260 4th Avenue,
Kimberley BC V1A 2R6
This is one of ten Primary Health Care Centres available within Interior Health communities. Primary Health Care Centres have a more comprehensive and coordinated approach to healthcare delivery.
Each centre has an interdisciplinary healthcare team that provides a range of services in a single site – i.e. a checkup with your family doctor, a visit to a physiotherapist, pharmacist, or public health nurse. The selection of services offered in each Primary Health Care Centre reflects the unique needs of its community.
Home and community care facilities provide a range of health care and support services for eligible residents who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs. These services are designed to complement and supplement, but not replace the efforts of individuals to care for themselves with the assistance of family, friends and community.
The range of services includes home based services such as assessment and case management, nursing, rehabilitation, home support and palliative care.
Kimberley Medical Clinic
260 4th Avenue,
Kimberley BC V1A 2R6
417D 304th Street,
Kimberley BC V1A 3H4
A growing multidisciplinary clinic, treating clients of all ages, all sports, from all sources and offering a variety of services with a team approach. Services include physiotherapy, massage therapy, kinesiology, acupuncture, orthotics, pelvic floor rehabilitation, and bike and running analysis.
Animal rehabilitation and therapy
Kimberley Vision Care
75 Deer Park Avenue,
Kimberley BC V1A 2J3
Ocular Health Care, eye examinations, contact lenses
Kimberley Family Dental
465 Wallinger Avenue
Kimberley BC V1A1Z6
Kimberley BC V1A3H4
Mission statement: To inspire wellness by educating the community; empowering self-healing for personal and collective evolution.
The initial consultation process takes place over two appointments. At our first meeting we will discuss what’s going on with you, your goals, what to expect with NSA, what it can offer, and how it works etc…You will then receive a neurospinal assessment which gives us a snapshot of where you’re at right now in your spine and body. During this time your questions are answered, we ascertain your goals, and determine what you would like to do based on the options available.
Caron Denture Clinic
495 Wallinger Avenue,
Kimberley BC V1A 1Z6
Roots to Health – Family Clinic
Phone: 778-481-5008 or 1-888-545-2264
Fully registered and licensed naturopathic doctors who use a combination of natural and conventional therapies to diagnose, treat and prevent illness to improve quality of life.
Kimberley Auxiliary Loan Cupboard
Under the umbrella of the local Health Care Auxiliary, the Kimberley Loan Cupboard loans medical equipment, from air walker casts to wheelchairs, to residents of Kimberley and the surrounding area free of charge. Donations of medical equipment are appreciated.
East Kootenay Senior Caregiver’s Network
Phone:1-877-489-0803 or 250-432-0064
Provides support for family caregivers of elderly persons who are living either at home, in the community, or in a facility (assisted, supported or full care).
East Kootenay Friends of Children Fund
Friends of Children is a non-profit society assisting Northern BC and East Kootenay families with children in extraordinary medical need. This registered charity receives requests for support with children’s medical emergencies, therapies, specialized equipment, drug prescriptions plus out-of-town accommodation, meal and travel costs. Friends of Children coordinate with other organizations to help with the child’s medical challenges
Remedy’sRx is an independent pharmacy where you’ll experience an unmatched level of personal attention. We’re focused on building relationships with members of the communities in which our pharmacies reside, and we’ve built a reputation for going above and beyond our customers’ every expectation. Our pharmacists don’t just take the time to learn your individual health needs, they also take the time to learn your name.
Fine + Well Health and Chiropractic
Fine + Well is a health and chiropractic clinic in Kimberley, BC. Fine + Well consists of Dr. Cassandra Boon, the clinic’s primary chiropractic practitioner; and Registered Massage Therapists Jennifer Johnston and John Haner. Fine + Well is always accepting new clients from Kimberley, Cranbrook and surrounding areas, as well as those visiting the Kootenay region.
Revolution Wellness Centre
Recovery, Relaxation and Rejuvination! Revolution Wellness Centre offers acupuncture, massage and acu massage services and is located on the Platzl.
Community Connections – Respite and Home Sharing
East Kootenay Team
Homesharing means sharing your home on a full time basis with a person who lives with a developmental disability. Respite is typically weekend care where a person who has a disability stays with an approved caregiver. Home sharing and respite services are accessed by referral from Community Living British Columbia for both adults and children who live with a developmental disability.
Cranbrook ∙ Kimberley Hospice Society
Phone: 250-417-2019 or 1-855-417-2019
Hospice provides comfort to individuals at their end stage of life and support to their families during and following this time. Hospice’s focus is on caring rather than curing.
Wild Wind Registered Massage Therapy
Health and wellness through massage.
Canadian Mental Health Association Kootenays Branch
39 13th Avenue South