Children and Family

BC Federation of Youth In Care Network
For children in government care
1-800-565-8055
Child & Youth Officer for BC 1-800-476-3933
Children Who Witness Abuse Program
Cawston-Keremeos
Hedley-Princeton
Penticton (South Okanagan Women in Need Society)
Oliver
250-499-2352
250-273-7867
250-493-4366
250-498-2538
Family Duty Counsel – Penticton 250-492-1231
Family Justice Councilor – Penticton 250-487-7410
Toll Free: 1-888-201-0045
Helpline for Children
Penticton
250-310-1234
250-770-2200
TTY: 1-800-667-4770
Helpline for Youth Toll Free: 1-800-784-2433
TTY: 1-604-872-0113
John Howard Society – Kelowna
Offers family advocacy services
250-763-1331
www.jhscso.bc.ca
Kids Help Line (Canada Wide) 1-800-668-6868
Ministry of Children & Family Services Reporting Child Abuse
Aboriginal Services
Oliver
Penticton
Princeton
Summerland
250-492-1261
250-485-6001
250-770-2200
250-295-7585
250-404-3000
Neighborlink
(
Summerland neighbors helping neighbors)
250-404-4673
Ooknakane Friendship Centre
Family outreach and support
250-490-3504
Penticton & District Resources Society
Variety of counseling and support services for children and families
250-492-5814
Transition House                                                       250-493-7233
Public Trustee of British Columbia
Toll Free through Enquiry BC
1-604-660-4444
1-800-663-7867
South Okanagan Women In Need Society 250-493-4366

Community Resources – Emergency Services – Children and Family information was researched and confirmed in April 2013. Contact us if you have an update to this information.