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Community organizations and NGOs in Stikine

Need to access a community resource? Want to get involved in improving your community? I’ve compiled a list of some of the community organizations and NGOs doing important work in our area.

Smithers Community Services AssociationSCSA is a non-profit community organization based in Smithers that is dedicated to the provision of services that enhance the equality of life and promote equal opportunity for all people within our community. Some of the programs that SCSA offers include a youth empowerment program, seniors housing, ESL support and FASD services.
Phone: 1-888-355-6222 toll free
Email: general@scsa.ca

Northern Society for Domestic PeaceNSDP is a comprehensive non-profit social service agency that aim to develop, deliver, and support programs that provide opportunities for individuals and families to strengthen their relationships and the quality of their lives. Some of the programs that NSDP offers include a transition house, a pregnancy outreach program, domestic violence counselling, and police-based victim services.
Phone: 1-877-633-9933
Email: info@domesticpeace.ca

Storytellers’ Foundation – Storytellers’ Foundation is a fiercely place-based and community driven organization. We serve as a catalyst for grassroots learning and organizing. Through informal education, participatory research and development, and our social enterprises we help create spaces for people to gain skills, knowledge, and confidence to act on their dreams for justice and equality within a locally controlled economy.
Phone: (250) 842-6500

High Road Community Services Society – High Road is a non-profit organization that provides residential services, self-help skills, supported employment and semi-independent living programs.
Phone: (250) 847-2285
Email: highroadservices@telus.net

Broadway Place Emergency ShelterSCSA works in partnership with BC Housing to provide emergency shelter services for the Smithers area. Broadway Place provides supervision and ensures a safe, supportive environment for all clients in need of emergency shelter. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone: 250-847-4660
Email: broadwayplace@scsa.ca

Skeena Watershed Conservation CoalitionSWCC is working to cultivate a sustainable future from a sustainable environment rooted in culture and a wild salmon ecosystem.
Phone: (250) 842-2494
Email: shannon@skeenawatershed.com

Friends of Wild SalmonFOWS is a group of residents of British Columbia’s North Coast and Skeena watershed who have come together to work towards a common goal: the protection of wild salmon. Contact FOWS by clicking here.