Central Okanagan

Community Resources
Resources

Programs and Groups

Advocacy Access Program
Disability Alliance BC
Place of support, information and
advocacy for people with all disabilities
www.disabilityalliancebc.org/programs/
advocacy.htm
1.800.663.1278 Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm


Better At Home
Provides non-medical home support to
seniors over 65 years old throughout the
Central Okanagan
• Seniors Outreach & Resource Centre
www.seniorsoutreach.ca
250.861.6180 Kelowna (Lead Agency)
• Lake Country Health Planning Society
www.lakecountryhealth.ca
778.215.5247 Mon-Thur 10am-2pm
• Peachland Wellness Centre
www.peachlandwellnesscentre.ca
250.767.0141
• Westside Health Network Society
www.westsidehealthnetwork.com
250.768.3305 West Kelowna


Canadian Federation of University Women
Mandate is to promote the education
of women, safeguard their human
rights, improve their economic, legal
and professional status, and facilitate
social relationships. Support community
organizations. New members welcome.
Visit web site for further information
www.cfuwkelowna.org

 

Emergency Management BC
Advisories of active emergencies, disaster
readiness and recovery, fire safety and
death investigation
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/
emergency-preparedness-responserecovery
1.800.663.3456 report disaster/emergency


Kelowna Hostesses
Goodwill ambassadors representing the
City of Kelowna. Provides volunteers for
community activities
250.452.6719 Brenda


Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society
Provide for the mental, emotional, physical
and spiritual well-being via communitybased
services. See web site for complete
list of programs and services. Drop-in
8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri. Closed 12-1pm
www.kfs.bc.ca
442 Leon Avenue
250.763.4905


Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration
Society to preserve, protect, promote
heritage, historical and environmental
features of Myra Canyon. Upgrade
trestles to improve public passage. See
web site for trail information, fund raising,
membership
www.myra-trestles.com


OK to SAY
Responding to racism together.
Community based protocol that provides
support to those experiencing racism,
promote equity, compassion, respect
www.ok2say.ca


Okanagan Men’s Sheds Association
Create a casual safe place for men to
network with others. Effective in helping
men combat isolation, share skills and
interests, feel valued. Participation in
meaningful community & group projects
www.mensshed.ca
250.717.1575 Art

 

United Empire Loyalists
Organization promoting Canadian history.
Everyone welcome
www.uel-thompson-okanagan.ca
250.763.7159 call for info - Marie


Wine Country Tai Chi Society
Tai Chi, at your pace, for your ability to
improve and maximize your health and
vitality. Sitting form for those with mobility
limitations. Check web site for beginner
and ongoing classes
www.winecountrytaichi.ca
778.755.0987 Yvonne, West Kelowna

 

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