In-house Services

ANKORS Community Spaces

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

Nelson Office

Hours & Information
  • Monday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30 am – 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
Available Services in Nelson
  • Restroom
  • Phone access
  • Nutrition + hydration
  • Overdose Prevention Site
  • Naloxone kits and training
  • Drug checking + fentanyl test strips
  • Harm reduction supplies
  • Condoms and other safer sex supplies
  • Referrals for STI testing, Hep C and HIV treatment, and support

  • A connection to Crisis Counselling & Support Services

Cranbrook Office

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
  • Coffee and snacks
  • Toques and warm hats from the “Knit for Mental Health” group
  • Naloxone kits and training
  • Condoms and other safer sex supplies
  • Harm reduction supplies
  • Referrals to other ANKORS services like peer health navigators, harm reduction information, and community groups and meetings

Get in touch

West Kootenay/Boundary Regional Office





  • (250) 505-5506

ANKORS Cranbrook
East Kootenay Regional Office




  • 250-426-3383

Our Favourite Resources

An indigenous man in a brown hat and black shirt. Published by ANKORS

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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