Child 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.
Address: 740 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC V2A 8P9
Phone: (250) 487-4422
Maya Counselling and Associates work with children, youth and families moving through a wide variety of issues.
Phone: 250.770.3121 Email: [email protected]
Foundry Penticton Offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.
Address: 201-501 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5B1 Phone: (778) 646-2292
Sesa Woruban Counselling Services Inc.
Provides individual, family, child and youth counselling
Phone: 778.476.2530 807 Vedette Drive Penticton, BC V2A 8Y3
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
OSNS 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.
Address: 103-550 Carmi Ave, Penticton, BC V2A 3G6 Phone: (250) 492-0295
Ministry of Children and Families
- Child Protection
- Family Services
- Youth Justice
Healthy 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.
Penticton 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
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.
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
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: [email protected]
Help with rental assistance and low-income housing
Help with low income housing
#2 – 996 Main Street Penticton, BC V2A 5E4
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