We assess and provide direct Community Outreach services and Information to people in the South Okanagan.
Our reach includes: Penticton, Oliver, Osoyoos, Keremeos, Princeton and Summerland.
Not only that, our outreach workers are also on the front lines in our community. They continue to advocate for the needs of our clients through their participation in community events. Furthermore, they collaborate with other community-minded organizations to assist our community.
In conclusion, the Access Centre connects people in our community with the support, services and resources they need to move their lives forward.
We can assist in connecting you to local food resources in the area and apply for a crisis grant for unexpected expenses.
We know how hard it is to find safe, affordable housing in this community. We don’t have any housing resources, however, we can assist with BC Housing Applications, and can refer to SOSBIS.
We are able to help you to fill out Income Assistance or Employment Insurance forms and guide you to resources available, depending on your situation. We are here to listen, to advocate on your behalf, and to get you the help you need.
Helping those in Need with Resources and Referrals…
If you know someone who is in need of assistance and struggling with an issues that affects their quality of life and those they love then please call us.
We can help the members of our community who are impoverished, disadvantaged and at risk through advocacy, assistance and outreach.