ARC Programs Ltd.

ARC programs (South) provides a range of services to children, youth and their families including: Behavioural Intervention Services – offer behavioural intervention and therapeutic groups for children and youth with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum. Behavioural Assessment Support Services – offers services for children and youth with special needs, ages 1 to 18 years, … Continued

Canadian Mental Health Association

Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMS) provides mental health services for individuals aged 14 years or older who have developmental disabilities. The program is delivered by Interior Health staff located throughout the Interior Health region. Team members include psychiatrists specializing in developmental disability issues, psychiatric nurses and behavioral consultants. ?Referral required; serves individuals aged 14 … Continued

Canadian Mental Health Association

A national non-profit voluntary association working in partnerships to maintain support and promote optimal mental wellness of the community. We service Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos, Keremeos, Princeton and their surrounding areas. In conjunction with the Interior Health Authority, to deliver Ministry of Health contracted services such as the Crisis Line, Unity Clubhouse, Consumer … Continued

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

Cara Centre

Cara Centre is an 11 bed facility for individuals who have a mental illness or psychiatric concerns, and are interested in working on personal wellness, community integration, and achieving desired quality of life. Admission to is by referral from psychiatrist only There is a cost of $30.90 per day to live at Cara Centre. This … Continued

Caregivers Support

Counselling for anyone who is a caregiver. A caregiver is anyone who provides care and support at home or in a care facility to family members or friends who are frail, elderly, chronically ill or have a disability. One-to-one, couple, family counselling and support groups for caregivers. Caregiver support groups are held on the 1st … Continued

Child and Youth Mental Health Penticton Office

A program of the Ministry of Child & Family Development, providing child and youth mental health assessment and treatment, counselling and therapy services, foster family supports, integrative community mental health services, and family supports.

Children Who Witness Abuse Program

We provide group and/or individual counselling for children (age 5 – 18) who have witnessed emotional and/or physical abuse in their homes. A service of the South Okanagan Women in Need Society. There is no charge for this service

Children’s Help Line

Round the Clock Help: This is a toll-free service – if you are calling from a pay-phone, there is no charge to call the operator. When it concerns abuse, anyone can call the Helpline for Children … anytime, day or night. Simply dial