Separation and divorce are hard for kids. But the way parents and other adults deal with separation and divorce can make a difference in the way children deal with them, and come through them. One thing that can make it easier for children is providing them with information about what separation and divorce mean and … Continued
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Services: A website for children/youth aged 5 to 12 using animation, voice narration and text to help children deal with their parents’ separation or divorce. This site is designed to help children understand how their lives might change, what might happen in a courtroom during divorce, custody issues, self-protection and how they can find help … Continued
A website for teens designed to understand how their lives might change, what might happen in a courtroom during divorce, custody issues, self-protection and how they can find help if they want it. The website also includes a brief Guide for Children aged 5-12 and for A Guide for Grown-Ups.
The Advocate’s job is to help adults with developmental disabilities and transitioning youth with special needs and their families have access to supports and services that are available. The Advocate can help with services from the Ministry of Social Development. There is no cost to you for advocate services.
The Al-Anon family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Alateen meetings provide mutual support for young people affected by someone else’s drinking. In Alateen meetings, teens can hear from other teens how they have used the tools … Continued
Certified information and referral specialists respond to inquiries on all aspects of alcohol and drug use and misuse. Service provided 24/7.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. District 71 Serving Kelowna, Peachland and … Continued
Our goal is to help people affected by allergies, asthma and anaphylaxis to live lives that are as normal as possible -” at home, school, work and play. Our focus is on education and prevention. Our strategy is based on Awareness, Avoidance, and Action.
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The Society provides services to those living with ALS in BC, including an equipment loan program, support groups, resource library, caregivers’ workshop, and education programs for the public and healthcare professionals. Resources for Service Providers: Support Group in Kelowna: contact Louise Adderley at email@example.com; located at Capri Community Health Centre