Stepping Stones is adding five new beds to its temporary winter shelter program. Photo submitted

Stepping Stones adds 5 beds to winter shelter program

The program runs until March 31

Submitted

The Stepping Stones emergency shelter is expanding its services to include additional shelter spaces this winter.

With the support of BC Housing funding, there will be an additional five beds open to those in need during the winter months.

The program went into effect Nov. 1 and runs until March 31, 2019. It is accessible between 8:30 pm and 8 a.m. and operates on a first come, first served basis.

Stepping Stones operates under the Nelson CARES Society and will be celebrating its 13th year providing emergency shelter in December.

Please call 250-352-9876 for further information.

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