Contact Us

You can reach us by phone, fax, email or drop into an EKASS office closest to you. See the listing below of our locations throughout the East Kootenay. Our office hours may vary for each location. If you are looking for a staff member, use the links below for individual email addresses. All inquiries are kept confidential.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Cranbrook

Office Address

202 – 1617 Baker Street,
Cranbrook BC, V1C 1B4

Hours

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and all Statutory holidays

Contact

Jaime B. Jenkins MAPP, M.Sc

Executive Director

Shayne Bettke

Director of Operations

Brandy Le Duc

Receptionist/Administrative Support

Cam Strachan M.Ed

Substance Use Counsellor

Dean Nicholson MA, RCC

Clinical Team Lead/
Substance Use Counsellor

Eleine Gordon MC

Substance Use Counsellor

Kari Olson MC, RCC

Medically Assisted Therapy Program Clinician/
Trauma Specialist

Maureen Smith MSW, RCSW

Substance Use Counsellor

Rob Toller BSW, RSW

Substance Use Counsellor

Stephanie Best

Communications/Administrative Assistant

Theresa Bartraw M.Sc

Regional Youth Substance Use Education Coordinator

Kimberley

Office Address

Marysville Business Centre at:
#312 304th Street,
Kimberley, BC V1A 3H3

Hours

Tuesdays
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and all Statutory holidays

Contact

(Tuesdays Only)

Toll-free: 1.877.489.4344

(Cranbrook Office)

Fernie

Office Address

302B 2nd Avenue,
PO Box 2049, Fernie BC, V0B 1M0

Hours

Monday to Thursday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and all Statutory holidays

Contact

Deb Martin

Receptionist/Administrative Support

Gareth Webb MA, RCC

Youth Substance Use Counsellor

Kelsey Voysey BHSc, CCAC

Adult Substance Use Counsellor

Golden

Office Address

Golden Family Centre,
Suite 7 421-9th Avenue N,
PO Box 415, Golden BC, V0A 1H0

Hours

Monday and Tuesday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and all Statutory holidays

Contact

Justin Telfer MA, RCC

Substance Use Counsellor

Invermere

Office Address

1022A 7th Ave,
(Entrance in back lane)
PO Box 636, Invermere BC, V0A 1K0

Hours

Monday to Thursday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and all Statutory holidays

Contact

Matthew Chapman BHSc

Adult Substance Use Counsellor

Michelle Biffis BA Psych

Youth Substance Use Counsellor

Creston

Office Address

Valley Community Services at:
915 Pine Street,
PO Box 187, Creston BC, V0B 1G0

Hours

Tuesday to Thursday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm,
and all Statutory holidays

Contact

Bryce Loughran MA

Youth Substance Use Counsellor