Health Services

Laura Koop, Nurse Practitioner (NP)

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a health professional who has achieved the advanced nursing practice competencies at the Master’s graduate level of nursing education. Nurse practitioners integrate the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, including prescribing medications.

 Nurse Practitioner Outreach services are provided to Lower Kootenay Band every other Friday afternoon at the Child and Family Building.

Laura, NP can also see’s patients at the Creston Health Unit every Thursday and every Friday morning.

To book appointments please call 250-428-3873.

Heather Fenner, RN, Community Health Nurse

Community Health Nursing Services include clinic visits for preventative health, pregnancy education and baby care, school visits, child health clinics, immunizations for community members and school, community workshops, communicable disease control, TB services/screening, environmental health prevention and education, HIV screening, STI education and harm reduction supplies.

  • The CHN visits the community once a week.

Catherine Strachan, Community Dietician 

Services include individual and group sessions, diabetes, chronic disease management, lifestyle and nutrition coaching.

  • Visits the community once a month/ Nutrition Kitchen

Laurell Crocker, Community Support Worker

  • Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Employment Services
  • Drug and Alcohol Support
  • Monthly Nutrition Kitchen
  • Women’s Group Services

Provides support, advocacy and transportation for: medical, dental, vision, hearing and pharmacy appointments.

Identify social, economic, recreational, physical, vocational and educational services in the community that will meet clients needs.

Identify social, recreational and learning opportunities in the community that will meet the individuals needs and match their individual interests and goals.

Develop and set up opportunities for individuals to participate in community through initiatives such as volunteering and working on joint projects with other community groups.

Larry Binks, Drug and Alcohol Worker



Doreen Cardwell, Life Coach and Employment Services

Available 2 days a week

Office located at the Yellow House.