The En’owkin Centre is an Indigenous cultural, educational, ecological and creative arts post-secondary institution that practices and implements Indigenous knowledge and systems. The word En’owkin is an Okanagan conceptual metaphor which describes a process of clarification, conflict resolution, and group commitment, or coming to the best solutions possible through respectful dialogue – literally, consensus.
Directory Category: Child Care & Education
Member of Okanagan Regional Library. Storytime for 3-5 year olds. Summer Reading Club for children (call for information). Public Internet access available.
Financial help for children to participate in sports whose opportunities are limited by financial restrictions that prevent them from participating in sport.
Competitive swimming and pre-competitive learn to swim for youth ages 5 years and up. Master’s swim program for ages 18 years and up. Meets September to June at the Penticton Community Centre.
Learning for Little People is a licensed, inclusive, non-profit preschool for children 30 months to 5 years old. Our learning through play based program offers morning classes from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and afternoon classes from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The choices of attending are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, morning or afternoon; Tuesday … Continued
The South Okanagan Similkameen Mental Wellness Society, the local branch of the BC Schizophrenia Society, offers a wide variety of supports for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, anxiety disorders and mental illness, including: family & peer support, one-on-one support, referral resource center and Library Family Education Program (funding provided by Interior Health Authority), Family Support Groups … Continued
Services: Archives Resources, Reference, Primary Documents, Programming.
Member of the Okanagan Regional Library. Collection includes hardcover and paperback books, books on tape, videos, audio cassettes and CDs. Storytime and summer reading club for children (call for information).
OneSky Community Resources Community Resources (OneSky Community Resources) provides a range of serves that respond to community need. From care for newbon babies to transportation to seniors, OneSky Community Resources programs are accessible to all residents in the region. Services are provided in the areas of: Childcare & Support, Community Living, Youth & Family Supports … Continued
The Ooknakane Friendship Centre provides services open to everyone including: employment assistance parenting support ROOTs program to help Aboriginal youth in care connect with their ancestory support for parents fostering Aboriginal children Aboriginal child & youth wellness Dual Recovery Anonymous for adults with both addiction and mental illness challenges (no referral required), and law advocacy.