South Okanagan Similkameen

Community Resources
Government

Canada-wide Senior

Housing Search

Municipal, Regional, First Nations

Penticton, City of
A Place to Stay Forever
www.penticton.ca
171 Main Street 250.490.2400
• After Hours Emergencies 250.490.2324
• Museum, 785 Main Street 250.490.2451
• Library, 785 Main Street 250.770.7781
• Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way 250.493.2928
• Community Centre & Pool
325 Power Street 250.490.2426
• RCMP, 1168 Main Street 250.492.4300
• Transit Information 250.492.5602


Hedley, Town of
Heart of the Similkameen
http://hedleybc.ca
Keremeos, Village of
Healthy Living, Naturally
http://keremeos.ca
702 4th Street, Keremeos 250.499.2711
• RCMP Non-Emergency 250.499.5511


Okanagan Falls
• Reg. District of Okanagan-Similkameen
http://okfalls.ca
5350 9 Avenue 778.515.5520
• Okanagan Falls Visitor Information Centre
Open May to October
www.visitokfalls.com
2-5350 9 Avenue 250.497.6260
• Okanagan Falls Parks & Recreation
www.okfalls.net
1141 Cedar Street 250.497.8188


Naramata, Village of
www.discovernaramata.com
Parks and Recreation 250.490.4208
Oliver, Town of http://oliver.ca

Wine Capital of Canada
6150 Main Street 250.485.6200
• Library, 6239 Station Street 250.498.2242
• Parks & Recreation, Community Centre, Pool
Fitness Room - Adult & Senior Rates
Oliver Community Pool, Arena - Public Skating
www.oliverrecreation.ca
6359 Park Drive 250.498.4985
Princeton, Town of http://princeton.ca
151 Vermilion Avenue 250.295.3135
• Library, 107 Vermilion Ave. 250.295.6495
• RCMP Non-Emergency 250.295.6911
• Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services
169 Bridge Street 250.295.6067


Summerland, District of
A Magical Place to Live or Visit
www.summerland.ca
13211 Henry Avenue 250.494.6451
• Parks & Recreation / Aquatic & Fitness
13205 Kelly Avenue 250.494.0447.
Arena & Curling Club
8820 Jubilee Road S. 250.494.0447
Centre Stage Theatre, Summerland S.S.
9518 Main Street 250.494.0447
• Arts Council, 9525 Wharton 250.494.4494
http://summerlandarts.com
• Museum, 9521 Wharton 250.494.9395
www.summerlandmuseum.org
• Library, 9533 Main Street 250.494.5591
• RCMP Non-Emergency 250.494.7416
• Bottleneck Drive - Peaceful meander to member .
wineries, cideries, brewery
www.bottleneckdrive.com

 

Osoyoos, Town of
Canada’s Warmest Welcome
www.osoyoos.ca
8707 Main Street 250.495.6515
• Fire Department
9901 74 Avenue - Grand Opening May 2017 .
250.495.6515 Non-Emergency
• Sun Bowl Arena
9301 Hummingbird Lane 250.495.7919
• Community Services, Parks & Recreation .
Sonora Community Centre
8505 68 Avenue 250.495.6562
• Library, 8505 68 Avenue 250.495.7637
• DestinationOsoyoos.com 8701 Main Street
250.495.5070 x206 1.888.676.9667 x206


Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen
Emergency Management, Fire Protection,
Recreation, Regional Parks & Trails,
Community Recreation facilities, Transit,
Heritage, Culture, Economic Development
www.rdos.bc.ca
101 Martin Street, Penticton V2A 5J9
250.492.0237 1.877.610.3737
• Click, Hike & Bike Trail Inventory,
access to Regional Trails maps


Penticton Indian Band
One of seven communities of Okanagan
(Syilx) Nation, member of Okanagan
Nation Alliance. Chief Chad Eneas
www.pib.ca
841 Westhills Drive, Penticton
250.493.0048 1.877.493.0048
• 250.493.0048 x216 Housing
• 250.493.7799 x101 Health Dept.
• 250.493.7799 x102 Home/Comm. Care 


Lower Similkameen Indian Band
The Nsyilxcen language is considered
endangered; mission to promote the
use, preservation, and revitalization of
Nsyilxcen language in the Similkameen
Chief Keith Crow
www.lsib.net
1420 Highway 3, Cawston
250.499.5528


Osoyoos Indian Band
Achieve self-reliance through economic
development; preserve the first nation
culture through the creation of jobs
on our lands for future generations
Chief Clarence Louie
www.oib.ca
1155 SenPokChin Blvd., Oliver
250.498.3444 1.888.498.3444


Upper Similkameen Indian Band
Land base of 2,708 hectares and seven
reserves. Chief Rick Holmes
Mascot Mines Heritage Building
161 Snaza’ist Road, Hedley
250.292.8733


Okanagan Nation Alliance
Alliance of eight Okanagan (Syilx people)
bands which occupy about 69,000 square
kilometres. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip
www.syilx.org
101-3535 Old Okanagan Highway
Westbank
250.707.0095 1.866.662.9609
• Natural Resources & Wellness Field Office
101-697 Wade Avenue, Penticton

 

 

 

 

 

Provincial

Address Change
If you are moving within BC, you can use
this electronic service to update your
personal and/or business records with
provincial & local gov’t. organizations
https://www.addresschange.gov.bc.ca
1.866.775.0011 Help line Mon-Fri 8-5


BC Air Quality
Air quality advisories & current data, Air
Quality Health & Ventilation Indexes, more
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/
air-land-water/air/air-quality
1.887.952.7277 RAPP Line - report
polluters and poachers. 24/7 Hotline


Climate Change
Together we can continue making steady
progress to a low-carbon future that
protects our ecosystems and quality of life.
See BC’s Climate Leadership Plan
www2.gov.bc/gov/content/environment/
climate-change
1.800.663.7867
1.800.661.8773 TTY


Forest Fire Reporting
Nearly one-third of all BC wildfires
are reported by the public resulting in
immeasurable savings: property, forests
http://bcwildfire.ca/prevention/reporting.htm
1.800.663.5555 Report a wildfire
*5555 toll free on most cell networks
MSP Premium Reduction
Effective January 2018, MSP premiums
will be reduced by 50% for families and
individuals with household net income
below $120,000. Use the MSP premium
calculator to determine if you will be
eligible to register for the 50% reduction
www.gov.bc.ca/msp/eligibilitycalculator
1.800.663.7100 Questions? Call.


Members of Legislative Assembly
• Dan Ashton, MLA Penticton
Dan.Ashton.MLA@leg.bc.ca
210-300 Riverside Drive, Penticton
250.487.4400 1.866.487.4402
• Linda Larson, MLA
Boundary-Similkameen
Linda.Larson.MLA@leg.bc.ca
6369 Main Street, Oliver
250.498.5122 1.855.498.5122


Ombudsperson, The Office of the
BC’s Independent Voice of Fairness
Receives enquiries & complaints about
the practices & services of public agencies
within its jurisdiction
www.bcombudsperson.ca
1.800.567.3247 Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30


Service bc
Your source for frontline government
services and information. Check web for
available services at each location
www.servicebc.gov.bc.ca
1.800.663.7867 1.800.661.8773 TTY

• 583 Fairview Road, Oliver
250.498.3818 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
• 40 Calgary Avenue, Penticton
250.487.4200 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
• 10-136 Tapton Avenue, Princeton
250.295.4600 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri, .
closed 12 noon to 1:15 pm daily


• Vital Statistics Agency
Birth Registration/Certificate, Adoption, .
Death, Marriage license, Legal changes .
of Name, wills, registry information.
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/life-events
305-478 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna
250.861.7500
1.888.876.1633 Order/by credit card


Federal

BC Climate Action Tax Credit
Tax-free quarterly payment that helps low
income individuals and families with the
carbon taxes they pay
www.cra-arc.gc.ca/bnfts/rltd_prgrms/bceng.
html


Canada Border Services Agency
General border services information; for
in-depth information, speak to an agent
8am to 4pm Mon-Fri www.cbsa.gc.ca
1.800.461.9999 English/French
1.866.335.3237 TTY


Canadian Heritage
We work with national cultural institutions
to promote culture, the arts, heritage,
official languages, citizenship and
participation, as well as Aboriginal, youth
and sport initiatives. Agents available to
answer questions M-F 8:30am -5 pm ET
www.pch.gc.ca
1.866.811.0055 1.888.997.3123 TTY


Health Canada
Responsible for helping Canadians
maintain and improve health while
respecting individual choices and
circumstances
www.hc-sc.gc.ca
1.866.225.0709
1.800.465.7735 TTY Service Canada


Immigration & Citizenship
Apply to visit, study, work or immigrate
to Canada, apply for citizenship, a
permanent resident card or refugee
protection, check application status
www.cic.gc.ca
1.888.242.2100 Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
1.888.576.8502 TTY Mon-Fri 8am-4pm


Income Security Programs
Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security,
Guaranteed Income Supplement
www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits.html
1.800.277.9914
1.800.255.4786 TTY


Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada
Arts, culture, heritage. Acts, Agreements,
Treaties/Land Claims, Benefits & Rights,
Education, Employment, Social programs,
Infrastructure and Housing, more...
www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca
600-1138 Melville Street, Vancouver
1.800.567.9604
1.866.553.0554 TTY


Members of Parliament
• Richard Cannings, MP
South Okanagan-West Kootenay
Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca
202-301 Main St., Penticton V2A 5B7
250.770.4480
250.365.2792 Castlegar
• Dan Albas MP, Central Okanagan- .
Similkameen-Nicola
www.danalbas.com
2562B Main St., West Kelowna V4T 2N5
1.800.665.8711


Parks Canada
National parks protect representative
natural areas of Canadian significance for
public understanding, appreciation and
enjoyment. Free admission all parks 2017
www.pc.gc.ca
1.888.773.8888
1.866.787.6221 TTY
1.877.737.3783 Reservation service
https://reservation.pc.gc.ca/ParksCanada

Passport Canada
Capri Centre Mall, Kelowna
110-1835 Gordon Dr. M-F 8am-5pm
www.cic.gc.ca/english/passport/
1.800.567.6868
1.866.255.7655 TTY


Service Canada
Full service centres offering a mix of
information and transactional services
101-386 Ellis Street, Penticton
www.servicecanada.gc.ca
1.800.622.6232 Information on
government services and programs
1.800.926.9105 TTY


Travel & Tourism
Web site evolving to offer an ever growing
wealth of information on destinations,
travel documents, travel health, returning
to Canada, much more. See web for links
to a wide range of travel topics
www.travel.gc.ca


Veterans’ Affairs Canada
Dedicated to promoting the health and
well-being of Canadian veterans and
providing programs and services for them
www.veterans.gc.ca
• 471 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna
• 60 Nanaimo Avenue West, Penticton
continued...
1.866.522.2122 Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
• VAC Assistance Line: Reach a mental .
health professional 24/7
1.800.268.7708
• Bureau of Pensions Advocate - free legal .
aid help for people who are not satisfied .
with decision for their claims for disability .
benefits
1.877.228.2250


Weather Information
www.weatheroffice.gc.ca
Recorded forecast information for
Southwest Interior
250.492.6991


Weather One-on-One: Telephone
consultation service with an Environment
Canada weather professional 5 am to 9
pm weekdays, 6 am to 6 pm weekends
and holidays
www.ec.gc.ca Search for Weather One
on One
Fee: $2.99 per minute
1.900.565.5555
1.888.292.2222 by cell, use credit card
• Consultations services also available .
1.900.565.6565 for Marine Weather .
1.900.565.1111 for Climate Weather

 

Copyright © 2012-2019 RRH & Associates, Vernon, BC  All Rights Reserved

  • LinkedIn App Icon