Community and Social Services

Community and Social Services

Emergency Services

Elkford is an E9-1-1 Community

Police Services
Law enforcement services in Elkford are provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Elkford is serviced by the Elk Valley Detachment.

Office: 2000 Balmer Drive
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1450 Sparwood, B.C. V0B 2G0

Office Hours:
  • Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed Statutory Holidays
Tel: 250.865.2232 Elkford/ 250.425.6233 Sparwood/ 250.423.4404 Fernie
Fax: 250.425-2653

Fire Protection
Elkford has a full time Fire Chief who oversees approximately 30 volunteer fire fighters, one firehall equipped with 3 pumpers, 1 ladder truck, a rescue truck with heavy hydraulic extraction equipment and other specialized rescue equipment and an emergency transport vehicle and bush truck. Elkford is listed by the Fire Underwriters Survey with a Public Fire Protection Classification of 6 and a dwelling protection grade of 3a. An interface fuel modification project has begun to help ensure that Elkford can be protected in the event of wildfire.


Elkford Food Bank

The Elkford Food Bank can be reached at 250.910.7088.