Vernon and Area

Canadian Mental Health Association

The Mental Illness Family Support Centre – Providing support, education and advocacy to families of individuals who have a mental illness and/or addiction or substance misuse issue.

Brain Trust Canada –  Okanagan – Provides community rehabilitation to persons with brain injury. –

Community Dental Access Centre – North Okanagan       

British Columbia Interior Independent Living Resource Centre – Vernon                 Disability – 

Vernon Community Dialysis       

Eating Disorders Program–  Vernon – Services for Youth and Adults   

Home Support – Enderby & District – All ages –

North Okanagan Health Region – Okanagan, Thompson Cariboo Shuswap, Kootenay Boundary and East Kootenay – Acute, residential and community-based health services –

North Okanagan Hospice Society – North Okanagan-Vernon – End of life care  –

North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society –  Vernon – Health services for street oriented youth and adults.

Vernon Disability Resource Centre – Vernon – Provide advocacy and referrals for independent living. –

Vernon Women’s Transition House Society – Vernon – Transitional housing for women. –

Options for Sexual Health – Vernon – 

Red Cross Loan Cupboard – Vernon – Medical equipment loan service.      

Rockwell Audiology Inc. – Vernon – Hearing healthcare –

St. John Ambulance – Vernon –

AIDS Society Kamloops –  Kamloops – General advocacy for AIDS/HIV clients

Vernon Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Clinic – Vernon     

Westbank First Nation Health and Wellness Centre – Westbank – Serving members of the Westbank First Nation. –

 Penticton and Area

Ooknakane Friendship Centre – Penticton – 

Penticton & Area Women’s Centre – Penticton – Women- Support, referral & advocacy for the South Okanagan-Similkameen. Information on food, housing, clothing, support groups, education, employment, parenting, health. –

Okanagan Nation Alliance Wellness – Penticton – Members of the Okanagan Alliance Nations. –  

Penticton & District Community Resources Society for Community Living – Penticton – Developmental Disability – 

Footprints to Technology – Penticton – 

South Okanagan Aboriginal Working Committee – Penticton –   

Kelowna and Area

Indian Residential School Survivors Society – Kelowna – Residential School Survivors –

Aboriginal Patient Navigator – Kelowna – Provides support to Interior Health Aboriginal patients, caregivers and their families while in the health care system in obtaining culturally sensitive care.     

Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society – Kelowna – Aboriginal people and families

The Arthritis Society – Kelowna – Provides education, support and solutions to those with over 120 types of arthritis. –

Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society – Kelowna – Aboriginal people living in the Kelowna area. –

BC Cancer Agency Centre for the Southern Interior – Kelowna

Terrace and Area

Northern Health Authority

Kermode Friendship Society – Terrace – Aboriginal community members in Terrace.

Indian Residential School Survivors Society – Terrace –  Support services for Residential School Survivors –

Wilp Si’Satxw House Of Purification Society – Kitwanga –  Treatment Centre 

Kitsumkalum Health Centre – Terrace – Assists with discharge planning, and acts as a middle-man for community members and health care providers.      

Northwest Band Social Workers Association                                

Terrace Health Unit – Terrace       

Family and Friends Mental Illness Support Group – Terrace – Provides support groups for those who have a family member with a mental illness.

Terrace and District Community Services – Terrace/ Northwest BC – Plan, develop and deliver social and health care programs for communities within the Skeena Health Unit.

Prince Rupert and Area

Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert – Prince Rupert – Programs for Aboriginal perons living within the Prince Rupert area. –

Prince Rupert Autism Society Canada – Prince Rupert – Adult community and supported living services.

North Coast Transistion Services – Prince Rupert – Women and Children –

Prince Rupert Aboriginal Head Start – Prince Rupert – Aboriginal Services –  

Prince Rupert Aboriginal Community Services Society – Prince Rupert – Aboriginal-Community Based Servcies –

Kaien Anti-Poverty Society – Prince Rupert – 

Prince George and Area

Prince George Native Friendship Centre – Prince George

Activity Centre for Empowerment – Prince George   Mental health and addictions. –

AiMHi Prince George Association for Community Living –  Prince George – Developmental Disability –

Handy Circle Resource Society – Prince George – 

Prince George Brain Injured Group – Prince George – 

Northern Interior Easter Seals House – Prince George – Disability-Children 

Aboriginal Patient Navigator– The University Hospital of Northern BC – Prince George     

Central Interior Native Health Society – Prince George –

Positive Living North – No kheyoh t’sih’en t’sehena Society – Prince George   Aboriginal-HIV/AIDS Support Services –

Carrier Sekani Family Services – Prince George – Aboriginal Health & Social Services –

Smithers and Area

Dze L K’Ant Friendship Centre Society – Smithers –

Northern Society for Domestic Peace – Smithers – Advocacy: Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Health, Violence, Women. –

High Road Services Society – Smithers   

Smithers Community Services – Smithers – 

Community Living Smithers – Smithers – Developmental Disability    

Houston and Area

Houston Friendship Society – Houston –

Houston Community Services Association – Houston – Family Support/Youth Services –