Salmo Community Services believes your health and safety is first priority.
We are not open for public walk-ins, so please call ahead for an appointment.
Most of our services are still available through phone and email or Zoom contact. These include Family Support, Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Support, Child and Youth Mental Health Outreach, CAPC – Children 0-6, PEACE – Children and Youth, Stopping the Violence and Safe Homes, Police Based Victim Services and Food Security.
-morning birds – Tuesdays 10:00 – 11:15 am – maximum of 5 families
-Poppies – Tuesdays 1:00-2:15 pm – maximum of 5 families
-Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 – no childminding – maximum of 4 families
-Thursdays 10:00-11:30 – no childminding – maximum of 4 families
For more information on programs and support call: 250-357-2277. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Maureen Berk, Executive Director at the above number (ext 201 or Maureen@scrs.ca)
Telephone messages will be checked daily (Monday – Thursday) and requests will be prioritized. Counsellors will be managing individual sessions as needed.
Phone Numbers that may be of interest:
Salmo Community Services – 250-357-2277
Crisis Response Services – 1-888-353-2273
Kids help phone.ca or Phone: 250-668-6868 or text 686868
MCFD Youth Helpline: 24 hour helpline 310-1234 (no prefix needed)
The Advocacy Centre – 250-352-5777
Kootenay Career Development Society – 1-855-365-6515
911 if you are in a crisis
TO ALL FOODBANK PARTICIPANTS OF SALMO COMMUNITY SERVICES
To prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19 and provide food for people in need, Salmo Community Services procedures are as follows:
FOODBANK Hours will remain
9:30 am – 11:45 am
We encourage you to phone ahead (1 week) to secure an appointment time for the Wednesday Foodbank
250-357-2277 (and leave a message with contact information)
Are you new to this program? Please call 250-357-2277 and leave a message and staff will follow-up to register you and your family.
-Eligible Participants will be greeted at the front door and a worker will register the participant.
-Please follow the directions posted outside the office.
-The building is closed to the public, you will be asked to wait outside for your box of food.
For further information, please contact Salmo Community Services at 250-357-2277