ALS Society – Kelowna

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; located at Capri Community Health Centre

Canadian Mental Health Association – South Okanagan Similkameen Branch

The Canadian Mental Health Association, South Okanagan Similkameen Branch, provides services including: Unity House (community based program that provides support from which clients with mental illnesses can pursue improvements in health, social functioning and community involvement) Advocacy (individual advocacy services which are accessed directly by individuals with a mental illness living in the South Okanagan … Continued

Footprints to Employment

We offer several programs: Employment Services – for people with disabilities; employability class onsite, virtual or at home study available. Flexible course, self-paced in class option is also available. Wage subsidies available for persons with disabilities, call for eligibility. Wellness for work programs; manage your health and disability to be your best for getting or … Continued

Neil Squire Society

We use technology,knowledge and passion to empower Canadians with physical disabilities.

Ooknakane Friendship Centre

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.

PACE (Penticton & Area Cooperative Enterprise)

Provides transition to employment, specific skill training, paid work opportunities and opportunities to develop consumer run businesses to persons diagnosed with a mental illness and referred by mental health service providers.

Pathways Abilities Society

Pathways helps those with developemtal disabilities gain greater independence through encouragement, education and employment. They provide activity services, integrated career opportunities, social ventures, individualized funding, residential and home share services, social recreation services, life skills, travel club etc