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Community Resources

 
Counseling Services
 

mcfd logoChild Youth Mental Health

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.

Address740 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC V2A 8P9

Phone(250) 487-4422

 

 

maya Maya Counselling

Maya Counselling and Associates work with children, youth and families moving through a wide variety of issues.

                                            Phone: 250.770.3121  Emailmaya@vip.net

 

foundry logoFoundry Penticton Offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.

Address201-501 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5B1   Phone(778) 646-2292

 

sesaSesa Woruban Counselling Services Inc.

Provides individual, family, child and youth counselling

Phone: 778.476.2530  807 Vedette Drive Penticton, BC V2A 8Y3

 

kinetic logoKinetic Counselling
A Registered Social Worker, so families' extended benefits will often cover services. Registered with the 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: hello@ymcaokanagan.ca or call 250-491-9622.
 
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 OneSky 
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
 
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Jumpstart: apply for funding to help cover the costs associated with your child's sport 
or physical activity
 
Support for Women & Families Including Housing
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).
Counselling & Administration Office: 250-493-4366
Crisis Line & Emergency Shelter:  1-800-814-2033 / 250-493-7233    E-mail: info@sowins.com
 
Help with rental assistance and low-income housing
Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

 
Help with low income housing
#2 – 996 Main Street Penticton, BC V2A 5E4
Phone: 250-490-0613  Fax: 250- 490-3912  Email: info@sosbis.com
 
 
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.
Address: 340 Ellis St, Penticton, BC V2A 4L7  Phone: (250)492-6299
 
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.
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  Phone- 250-492-4788  Address: 2399 South Main St, Penticton, BC