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mcfd logo Child Youth Mental Health 740 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC V2A 8P9

(250) 487-4422


The Ministry of Children and Family Development's Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) teams located across B.C. provide a range of mental health assessment and treatment options for children and youth (0-18 years of age) and their families at no cost. Our clinics are staffed by mental health clinicians, psychologists, and psychiatrists.



330 Ellis Street, Penticton 250-487-3359
With counselling in Penticton and online, our team of counsellors have decades of experience and is trained in a wide range of therapeutic approaches. We create an open, inclusive and welcoming environment to support children, youth and families.
maya Maya Counselling   250-770-3121
Maya Counselling and Associates work with children, youth and families moving through a wide variety of issues.
foundry logo Foundry Penticton 201-501 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5B1 778-646-2292 Offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.
sesa Sesa Woruban Counselling Services Inc.

807 Vedette Drive Penticton, BC V2A 8Y3


778-476-2530 Provides individual, family, child and youth counselling
kinetic logo   Kinetic Counselling   250-487-0195
A Registered Social Worker. Extended benefits may cover services. Registered with First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), Crime Victims Assistance Program (CVAP), and the Autism Funding Unit (AFU).
Support for Children & Youth

osnsOSNS Child & Youth Development Centre

The OSNS (Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society) Child & Youth Development Centre is a pediatric and youth therapy center, focusing on: assessment, education, and individualized rehabilitation treatment of developmental delays in children aged 0 – 16.  

Address103-550 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC V2A 3G6   Phone(250) 492-0295



ministryMinistry of Children and Families

  • Child Protection
  • Family Services
  • Youth Justice
Address1274 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5G2  Phone(250) 770-2200

ministryHealthy Kids program

Children of low-income families can get help with the costs of:

  • Basic dental care
  • Prescription eyewear
  • Hearing instruments
  • Alternative hearing assistance

General Inquiries: 1-866-866-0800.

dropinPenticton Drop-In Programs
Find drop-in programs in Penticton that you can join the last minute with your kids. Penticton offers great programs for all ages including, library time, skating, gymnastics, playgroups and more

ymcaYMCA Okanagan

Everyone, regardless of financial circumstances, can access vital services for their health and wellbeing. Whether it is through pre-diabetes programming, cardiac rehabilitation, swim lessons, fitness classes, childcare, after-school enrichment programs, career development services, mental health supports or financial assistance, everything we do lays a healthy foundation for individuals and our community as a whole.

Email: [email protected] or call 250-491-9622.
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Excels at bringing people and groups together to facilitate solutions, providing necessary resources and delivering programs that support people to live with greater dignity and ease
Jumpstart: apply for funding to help cover the costs associated with your child's sport 
or physical activity
Support for Women & Families Including Housing
sowins South Okanagan Woman in Need Society
Counselling & Administration Office: 250-493-4366
Crisis Line & Emergency Shelter:  1-800-814-2033 / 250-493-72
Our programs and services provide shelter, safety and support by helping individuals recognize, understand and overcome the impacts of abuse. Our services are provided to individuals who have experienced, or who are at risk of experiencing violence or abuse in the South Okanagan (from Summerland to Osoyoos and from Naramata to Keremeos)
bc housing BC Housing Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
Help with low income housing
brain injury society Brain Injury Society
#2 – 996 Main Street Penticton, BC V2A 5E4
Phone: 250-490-0613  Fax: 250- 490-3912
Help with low income housing
soics South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services Address: 340 Ellis St, Penticton, BC V2A 4L7  Phone: (250)492-6299 Our service area includes Summerland south to Osoyoos and east to Princeton, including Naramata, Kaleden, and OK Falls. With a head office in Penticton and a satellite office in Oliver, we meet the clients’ direct needs through language training, childminding, skills development workshops, community connections, employment, and settlement services. Indirectly, we serve the broader community by enhancing its capacity to increase the pace of social and economic integration for newcomers so that they are contributing to the community as civically minded members. We provide outreach programs in Osoyoos, Summerland, Cawston and Keremeos.
salvation army Salvation Army – Food Bank Address: 2399 South Main St, Penticton, BC We provide assistance in the form of emergency food hampers, clothing and household items to those in need. We also provide referrals to other community services. Volunteer opportunities are also available.