Getting Started

A healthy, welcoming community actively addresses equality, access, and inclusion in order to promote opportunities for its residents. The availability of community services and meaningful work is critical for anyone entering a new phase of life.

Birthright Penticton Pregnancy Services Centre South Okanagan
Birthright of Penticton is a nonprofit charity organization committed to helping any person, regardless of age, race, marital status, or economic status, who feels distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. We offer ongoing support, friendship, and encouragement and provide services that are always free...
Meals on Wheels
The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen is dedicated to building Smart & Caring Communities through the Regional District of the Okanagan Similkameen. We help donors who are deeply connected with their community to create legacies that will change the lives of future...
Discovery House is a long term, live-in, men's recovery home offering a home for men suffering from drug & alcohol addiction. Clients are provided with recovery programming to help them learn how to stop using drugs & alcohol by addressing the underlying issues that drive their...
Incredible Edible Penticton Society
Works to increase the amount of nutrient dense fresh foods available in the community Works to increase community knowledge of growing foods and gardening in general Works to increase knowledge of the agri-sector industry Works to Create a Community of Kindness Works to increase the amount of...
NeighbourLink Summerland "links" needs with volunteers directly changing outcomes. Neighbours helping Neighbours
Quadraplegic man using Jouse, a mouth controller, to use a computer.
The Neil Squire Society is a national non-profit society providing services to people with disabilities. In British Columbia the programs offered in the Okanagan are the Employability program and the Working Together program. Partner sites for these programs are located in Vernon, Kelowna and...
osns child and youth development centre
The Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society - Child and Youth Development Centre believes that early intervention for children with developmental challenges is a proven investment in the future of our community. Based on solid research, we provide evidenced based early therapies, family support,...
Ooknakane Friendship Centre
THE OOKNAKANE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE IS AN ABORIGINAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT SOCIETY THAT IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING HOLISTIC, CULTURALLY-DRIVEN PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT, EDUCATE AND STRENGTHEN PEOPLE OF ALL NATIONS. OUR VALUE STATEMENT BUILDING A HEALTHY COMMUNITY THAT VALUES ALL...
The Penticton and Area Society exists to alleviate the effects of poverty by providing resource and referral services, legal advocacy, poverty advocacy, disability advocacy and free taxation services to people who live in poverty, are of low income or who exist on minimum wage. We are able to...
Our membership is open to everyone aged 50+. We are also know as South Main Drop-In Centre.

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