Health & Wellness

Personal health and well-being are largely a reflection of the lifestyle choices we make and these, in turn, are strongly influenced by our social and economic status. Collective action that empowers and motivates all individuals to make healthy choices will improve the health of our communities and help our region flourish.

Accessible Okanagan was created to promote and provide peer group support for people with physical disabilities through weekly meetings, social events, special events, and sport. Accessible Okanagan has created a comfortable social community for peers, loved ones and caregivers to interact and...
Agur Lake Camp Model
Provides a barrier free wilderness camp for children and adults with special needs, along with their families and caregivers. A place where they can retreat, rejuvenate and relax in a safe, outdoor enabling environment.
The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years, and is dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis. Founded in British Columbia in 1948 by Mary Pack and Dr. Wallace Graham, The Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing...
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...
Services Offered by Interior BC, Brain Injury Services, South Okanagan Division: Psychometric testing of all brain injury/medical health patients with follow-up and medical information available to patients, their families, local doctors and therapists to allow for accurate and timely follow-up...
the Iris is the Flower of HOPE
Provide education and caring support for families affected by mental illness in the South Okanagan (Summerland-Princeton – Osoyoos). The family unit is our first responsibility and primary focus. The person with the illness is always included in the definition of family.
The Pentiction unit is part of the Southern Interior division of the CCS BC & Yukon Division.. We provide assistance to the general public in the southern region of the Okanagan Similkameen
Our organization supports the mental health of all citizens in our community. The people we serve develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage their mental health, and build healthy relationships and networks of support. Our work with partner organizations ensures...
Tyler learning to read using screen magnification assistive technology
CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

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