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What supports are available to us before baby arrives?

Trail Area Health & Environment Program (THEP) is designed to help you keep your children and family healthy and safe. Sign up for a FREE Healthy Families Healthy Homes visit at or by calling 250-368-3256. Supports offered by signing up can include:

  • Information and advice on easy ways to keep the home healthy and dust-free.
  • Soil testing and/or a ground cover evaluation if your soil was previously tested.
  • Paint testing to identify any potential lead-based paint in the home.
  • Lead-safe renovation supports if you are planning renovation projects.
  • Dust buster kit for qualifying properties.
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