North Okanagan Shuswap

Community Resources

Medical Organizations and Services

Advance Care Planning:

My Voice Expressing your wishes and instructions

for future health care treatment. By

planning ahead, you will have a voice

in your future decisions. Every capable

adult should make an advance care

plan. Download the provincial Advance

Care Planning Guide and workbook...

ALS Society of British Columbia

To meet physical & emotional needs of

ALS patients & their caregivers

1.800.708.3228 Richmond


Alcohol & Drug Information &

Referral Service

Certified information and referral

specialists respond to enquiries on all

aspects of alcohol and drug use and

misuse. 24/7 multilingual service


• Vernon Addiction Services

250.549.5737 Mon-Fri 8am-4:30 pm

• Salmon Arm Addiction Services

250.833.4103 Mon-Fri 8am-4:30 pm


Allergy / Asthma Information Assn.

Improve quality of life for those affected

by allergy, asthma and anaphylaxis

4730 Redridge Road, Kelowna

250.764.7507 1.877.500.2242


Alzheimer Society of BC

Exists to alleviate the personal and social

consequences of Alzheimer’s disease

and related dementias

Alzheimer Resource Centre - Vernon

Serving Armstrong, Enderby, Lumby,

Oyama, Sal. Arm, Sicamous, Sorrento

250.860.0305 By Appointment Only


1.800.936.6033 Dementia Helpline


Arthritis Society

Committed to excellence and leadership

in research, care, education and

advocacy for persons with arthritis

1.800.321.1433 Answers Line

Interior Regional Office

150A-1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna



BC Brain Injury Association

Provide a voice to promote a better

quality of life for those with acquired

brain injury: educate, prevent, support

604.984.1212 North Vancouver


BC Cancer Agency Sindi Ahluwalia

Hawkins Centre for Southern Interior

Centre of cancer research, education,

prevention, diagnosis and treatment

399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna V1Y 5L3

250.712.3900 1.888.563.7773

• Screening Mammography Program

Information on the province’s breast

screening program for women 40 to 79

• 102-300 Columbia St., Kamloops


• 250.549.5451 Vernon Jubilee Hospital

1.800.663.9203 Book your screening


BC Epilepsy Society

Provides information and referral,

support services to people with epilepsy

604.875.6704 Vancouver

1.877.734.0873 Toronto

• Center for Epilepsy & Seizure

Education in British Columbia

Providing support, education,

information for those with epilepsy

32868 Ventura Avenue, Abbotsford



BC Lung Association

Provides comprehensive information on

lung diseases. Better Breathers’ Club

meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month

at The People Place, 1-3 pm

3402 27 Avenue, Vernon

1.800.665.5864 for more information


BC Lupus Society

Provides education, support to people

affected by lupus; create awareness,

support advances: treatment & research

1.866.585.8787 for more information

250.764.1234 Kelowna Support Group


BC Senior’s Guide

Compilation of information & resources

to help us all plan for and live healthy

lifestyles as we age. Sections on

benefits, health, housing, transportation,

finances, safety & security. You can

download/print, read it online, or order a

hard copy. To order a free copy, contact

the Seniors Health Care Support Line,

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm




Seeing beyond vision loss

National community-based registered

charity committed to vision health

101-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna


1.800.563.2642 Helpline


Canadian Cancer Society

Information, resources, support for

cancer patients & their families

• 4-111 Lakeshore Dr. NE,Salmon Arm


• 104-3402 27 Avenue, Vernon


• Interior Region Office, Kelowna

1.800.403.8222 Capri Mall

1.888.939.3333 Information Services


Canadian Cancer Society Southern

Interior Rotary Lodge

2251 Abbott Street, Kelowna

A home away from home facility

for cancer patients while accessing

treatment at the Kelowna Cancer

Centre. Freemason Volunteer Drivers

provide transportation from Kelowna

airport or bus depot - 24 hour notice

required. Monday to Friday. Pick ups in

Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon and Lake

Country - call for details

Freemason Volunteer Driver Program



Canadian Diabetes Association

Promotes the health of Canadians

through research, education, services

and advocacy

1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna


1.800.226.8464 Information Line

See our Webinar ad on page 97

See article on page 23


Canadian Institute for Health

Information (CIHI)

Not-for-profit organization providing

essential data & analysis on Canada’s

health system & the health of Canadians

Sign up for Land - monthly e-newsletter

250.220.4100 Victoria office


Canadian Liver Foundation

Dedicated to liver health and eliminating

the over 100 forms of liver disease

1.800.856.7266 Vancouver

1.800.563.5483 Here to Help


Canadian Mental Health Association

We believe in the idea that people can

recover from mental illness when they

play an active and empowered role

1.800.555.8222 BC Division

1.800.661.2121 24 hour information line

• 857 Seymour Street, Kamloops


• 433 Hudson Avenue, Salmon Arm


• 3100 28 Avenue, Vernon



Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

Information & referral, lending library,

newsletter, resource manuals, public

education, speakers bureau, bursaries

1.800.663.0004 Vancouver


Community Dental Access Centre

Full service dental clinic for low income

North Okanagan residents. Open

Tuesday & Wed. 9am-1pm, 2-5pm

3107C 31 Ave., Vernon 778.475.7779

Denturist Association of BC

Everything you ever wanted to know

about dentures, and where you can find

a local denturist



Dietitian Services

Specializes in nutrition information,

counselling and advice based on most

current scientific sources by registered

dietitians, 9 am-5 pm Mon-Fri. - leave

message after hours.Translation services

Dial 8-1-1 Dial 7-1-1 TTY


HealthLink BC

See web site for medically-approved

info on more than 5,000 health topics,

symptoms, medications, and tips for

maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Call

to speak to a nurse 24/7. Weekdays

speak to a dietitian about nutrition,

healthy eating. Pharmacists available at

night to answer medication questions.

Translation services available

Dial 8-1-1 Dial 7-1-1 TTY


Heart & Stroke Foundation BC/Yukon

Promotes the health of Canadians

through research, education, services

and advocacy

• 729 Victoria Street, Kamloops


• 4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna


See our ad on page 89


Kidney Foundation of Canada

Volunteer organization committed to

reducing the burden of kidney disease

1.800.567.8112 Burnaby

• Kidney Community Kitchen

Information and tools to help you

manage your renal diet


Lake Country Health Planning Society

Mandate to improve conditions of

Community Life for citizens of Lake

Country, advocate for improvements to

health and social services



Medic Alert Foundation

Emergency medical info services. One

of three Canadians have a condition

paramedics need to know about 1.800.668.1507


Medical Services Plan

Together with PharmaCare, provide

medical & drug coverage to all eligible

British Columbians; online services...

1.800.663.7100 Automated 24/7 service


Multiple Sclerosis Society

Information, support counseling, referral

and advocacy services to persons with

MS and their families. Call for info for

Kamloops and Kelowna chapters

1.800.268.7582 BC Division Office

• Vernon Multiple Sclerosis Society

See web site for support meeting info. 250.542.2441


Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Volunteers and staff raise funds and

work hard to support the independence

and full participation of Canadians with

neuromuscular disorders. See web site

for area chapter news/events/contact

1.800.366.8166 Vancouver


Osteoporosis Canada

Works to educate, empower, support

individuals & communities in the

prevention & treatment of osteoporosis.

For support group near you, or to create

a group in your community, contact

• Kelowna Chapter

250.861.6880 Trish Gunning


Pacific Blue Cross

Health, dental, disability, travel insurance

1.800.873.2583 Vancouver

Dental Services

Denturists Doug Braun, Erika Braun

Complete dentures, partials, dentures

over implants, repairs, relines

114-3400 Coldstream Ave., Vernon


510 George Street, Enderby


See our ad on page 49


Vernon Denture Clinic

Bringing unique smiles to life

2910 31 Avenue, Vernon

250.542.9117 1.877.539.1972

See our ad on page 53


Pleasant Valley Dental

Frustrated with loose dentures?

2301 32 Ave., Vernon 250.558.4222

See our ad on page 54

Dementia Care

Society for the Arts in Dementia Care

Mission is to help Caregivers, Family

& Friends by sharing current activities,

news, events, product information that

may help to support anyone dealing with

dementia, and their caregivers

See our ad and article on page 28


Hearing Clinics

Canadian Hearing Care

Hearing the Needs of Tomorrow...Today

• 301-251 Trans Canada Highway NW

Salmon Arm


• 7-1257 TC Highway, Sorrento


• 4-3100 35 Street, Vernon


See our ad on page 5


Connect Hearing

Your hearing professionals

• 3415 32 Avenue, Vernon


• 550-4400 32 Street, Vernon


See our ad on this page


Rockwell Audiology

Get to know your Audiologist

204-3334 30 Avenue, Vernon


See our ad on page 59


Home Care Services 

Nurse Next Door

Home Care Services - Kamloops

Serving TCH corridor & North Shuswap

250.517.0458 1.888.988.5880

See our ad on page 53


We Care Home Health Services

Helping you. Live your life.

3907 27 Street, Vernon 250.542.9717

250.832.0393 Salmon Arm

250.851.2911 Kamloops

See our ad on page 56


Medical & Mobility Equipment

Canadian Red Cross

Health Equipment Loan Program: short

term mobility equipment & bath aids to

assist at home recovery from surgery

illness & injury. By donation. Health care

Professional referral required

See our ad on page 61


Okanagan Service Area Office

124 Adams Road, Kelowna V1X 7R2


HELP Centres:

• 710 Granville Avenue, Enderby


• Winfield Memorial Hall

10130 Bottom Lk. Rd., Lake Country


• 150-2960 Okanagan Avenue SE

Salmon Arm 250.832.6553

• 2809 44 Avenue, Vernon



Medical Supplies

Southward Medical Supplies

Ostomy & full service medical supplies

8-2601 Highway 6, Vernon


See our ad on page 56


Medical Alarm Systems

Interior Health Lifeline Program

Personal emergency response system,

links elderly or medically at risk to 24 hour

emergency help at the touch of a button.

Service area: Armstrong, Cherryville,

Enderby, Falkland, Winfield, Lumby,

Sicamous, Sorrento, Salmon Arm, Vernon

4000 25 Avenue, Vernon

250.558.1334 1.800.994.8414

See our ad on page 49


Askew’s Pharmacy & Wellness Centre

2701 11 Avenue NE, Salmon Arm

250.832.7655 Pharmacy

250.832.7622 ext 316 Wellness Centre

See our ad on page 63

Hogarth’s Clinic Pharmacy

The Biggest Little Drug Store in Town

3310 32 Avenue, Vernon


See our ad on page 3


Your health is our priority!

• 270 Hudson Ave. NE, Salmon Arm


• 307 W. Victoria Road, Revelstoke


• Kamloops Health Centre

103-275 Lansdowne St., Kamloops


• 3101 30 Avenue, Vernon


See our ad on page 7


Shoppers Drug Mart

Seniors Day-last Thur. plus bonus days

• Piccadilly Mall, Salmon Arm


• 4376 27 Street, Vernon


• 3417 31 Avenue, Vernon


See our ad on Inside Back Cover

X-Ray Clinics
Downtown X-Ray Clinic
Lower level Lansdowne Village Mall
107-450 Lansdowne Street
See our ad on page 35


Health Facilities

Interior Health Authority


Patient Care Quality Office

Interior Health Authority

220-1815 Kirschner Road, Kelowna



Pleasant Valley Health Centre

3800 Patten Drive, Armstrong


250.546.4727 Health Unit

250.546.4752 Community Care Services


Enderby Community Health Centre

707 3 Avenue, Enderby



Lumby Health Unit

2135 Norris Avenue, Lumby


250.547.2164 Public Health Nurse


Community Care Services

• 2-2770 10 Avenue NE

Salmon Arm



Shuswap Home Support Services

250.832.6643 General Inquiries

250.803.4525 Harmony Haven Adult

Day Program, respite for CareGivers

• 4505 25 Street, Vernon



Vernon Health Unit

1440 14 Avenue


250.549.5737 Mental Health/Addictions

250.549.5721 Public Health Nursing



• Shuswap Lake General Hospital

601 10 Street NE, Salmon Arm



• Vernon Jubilee Hospital

2101 32 Street, Vernon



Health Guides
BC First Nations Health Handbook
An online companion document to the 
BC Health Guide, provides information 
on unique health services available 
to First Nations and how to access. 
Handbook is downloadable
Dial 8-1-1 Dial 7-1-1 TTY

BC HealthGuide Handbook
Comprehensive information on how to 
recognize and manage common health 
concerns. HealthLink BC resources 
are available free of charge on the web, 
by phone, or email, in English, French, 
Chinese & Punjabi. Handbook available 
from your pharmacy or Service BC
Dial 8-1-1 Dial 7-1-1 TTY


Walk In Clinics


Enderby Medical Clinic

9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday

1-802 George Street



Salmon Arm

• Mount Ida Medical Centre

9am-7pm Monday to Friday

200 Trans-Canada Highway SW


• Providence Medical Clinic

9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm Sat.

2991 10 Ave. SW (Walmart)


• Salmon Arm Medical Clinic

9am-4pm, 5-8pm M-F,9am-2pm Sat

581 Hudson Avenue NE




• Gartree Medical Clinic

Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat. 9am-1:30pm

510-4400 32 St. Vernon Square Mall


• North Okanagan Medical Clinic

9am-9pm every day, Monday-Sunday

5001 Anderson Way Superstore 2 Flr.


• Vernon Family Doctors Medical


9am-9pm Mon-Fri., 9am-5pm Sat-Sun

116-3101 Hwy. 6 Fruit Union Plaza


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