Give the gift of independence – so much better than a new trinket or sweater. You can donate to the program in general; assist with a specific service such as transportation to out of town appointments, or on the account of a loved one if they are a registered participant.

All donations help us to expand our capacity to reach more seniors needing support in our community. We welcome all donations and will provide a charitable receipt upon request for general donations to the program. Be sure to indicate Better at Home program and any specific information.


Link to South Okanagan Seniors Wellness Society web page.


Volunteers are a crucial part of the Better at Home program. Our volunteers are part of a community initiative to increase quality of life by building community capacity and helping to reduce isolation and vulnerability for the seniors in Penticton. With flexible schedules and time commitments to suit your needs, there are many ways to be involved in your community. As a volunteer, you choose the services you want to provide, let us know when you are available and how much time you want to commit. We appreciate all help, even if it is on an occasional basis.

Services you can offer are:

  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Light Yard Work
  • Minor Home Repairs
  • Snow Shoveling


Become a Volunteer

  1. Complete and submit your application form.  Seniors Services Volunteer Application Form
  2. Attend an interview with Program Coordinator
  3. Complete consent for a criminal record check
  4. Provide three (3) references
  5. Participate in the orientation session


Drop off, email or fax your application to:

Better at Home

330 Ellis Street
Penticton, BC  V2A 4L7

Fax: 250.492.-7572
Phone: 250.487.3376