Drop-in Space

ANKORS Community Drop-in Spaces

Spaces in Nelson and Cranbrook open for community members
to access services and connect to each other.

 

Nelson Drop-in

Hours & Information
  • Monday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • The ANKORS Nelson office is closed from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm every day for lunch
  • The Nelson Drop-in is closed every Wednesday morning for weekly staff meetings
Available Services in Nelson
  • A safer space
  • Coffee and snacks
  • Some clothing donations
  • Naloxone kits
  • Condoms and other safer sex supplies
  • A computer with internet access, wifi, and somewhere to charge your phone
  • A connection to Crisis Counselling & Support Services
  • Referrals to other ANKORS services like needle exchange and harm reduction supplies, the overdose prevention site, community groups and meetings

Cranbrook Drop-in

Hours & Information
  • Monday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Drug Checking is available weekdays. Call or email ahead to make an appointment to have your drugs checked.
  • Other services may be available Fridays, call ahead if possible.
Available Services in Cranbrook
  • A safer space
  • Coffee and snacks
  • Toques and warm hats from the "Knit for Mental Health" group
  • Naloxone kits
  • Condoms and other safer sex supplies
  • A computer with internet access, wifi, and somewhere to charge your phone
  • Needle exchange and harm reduction supplies
  • Referrals to other ANKORS services like peer health navigators, harm reduction information, and community groups and meetings

Get in touch

ANKORS Nelson
West Kootenay/Boundary Regional Office
  • information@ankors.bc.ca
  • (250) 505-5506
ANKORS Cranbrook
East Kootenay Regional Office
  • ankorseast14@gmail.com
  • 250-426-3383

Our Favourite Resources

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Video Series: Beyond the Stigma of Drug Use

Meant to challenge the viewer to look closely at the people on the front lines of the opioid crisis and listen to their stories and work towards inclusive community based solutions.

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Stop Overdose BC

Knocking down the walls of silence that keep people from talking about substance use is an important step towards addressing the overdose crisis in British Columbia. Recognizing that people who use drugs are real people helps to put a human face behind the numbers of so many preventable tragedies.

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