Summit Community Services Society

Summit Community Services Society is dedicated to promoting community well being by providing a continum of quality, accessible, client-centred support and intervention services in a respectful manner. Daycare/After-school programs/ Youth/Adult and Senior support programs. Located in both Cranbrook and Kimberley.

Children and Youth with Special Needs (CYSN) Services

Specialized service and funding options may be available for children or teens who have special needs and their families. Please note that, in most cases, certain eligibility requirements must be met in order to qualify.

Cranbrook/Kimberley Hospice Society

Grief support for children, youth, adults and seniors requiring grief support. The Rainbows program is a bereavement support group for children who have had a loss through death, divorce or any other loss.

Special Olympics BC

Special Olympics BC athletes are some of the most dedicated, skilled, and passionate athletes in the province. Our athletes range in age from two years and up with many different backgrounds, interests, and levels of ability. They have the opportunity to get active in our youth programs or practice and compete year-round in the 18 […]

Preschool Speech and Language Services

Our community speech-language pathologists help families support the communication development of their children from birth to school entry. Services may include education, assessment, and intervention in a variety of settings. Support may occur individually or in groups and services are free of charge.

PEACE Program

The PEACE (Prevention, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment) Program for Children and Youth experiencing violence (formerly Children Who Witness Abuse) is a free, confidential program for children and youth aged 3-18 who have experienced violence.  Provide group and individual counselling support for children and youth. Services can be delivered in agency offices, in client’s school or […]

East Kootenay Infant Development Program

Free, voluntary home based service that provide information, resources and support for families in the East Kootenays  who have a child between birth and 3 years of age who have a diagnosed disability, or are experiencing a developmental delay, or are at risk for a developmental delay.  Parents may contact the program directly.

East Kootenay Supported Child Development

We provide support services for children aged birth to 12 years who attend a licensed or regulated child care program (group daycare, preschool, after school care, etc.) and require extra support to meet their individual needs and fully participate with their peers because they have a developmental disability or delay. Support services are also provided […]

Ministry of Children and Family

Services include:  Child Protection, Family Services, Child/Youth Mental Health, Youth Justice, Guardianship, Child/Youth Special Needs  

If this is a crisis

  • Call 911 or make your way to a hospital emergency
  • For 24-hour help, call: 1-888-353-CARE (2273) for the Crisis Line or 310-6789 for the Mental Health Crisis Line or 1-800 Suicide (1-800-784-2433) if you would like information, resources, or support during a suicide-related crisis for suicide-specific concerns