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.

Okanagan Falls United Church
The Okanagan Falls United Church (The Blasted Church) began its life as a Presbyterian Church in the mining community of Fairview. When the town’s fortunes declined, the church was not being used. The Okanagan Falls congregation and their minister decided in 1929 to dismantle the church and bring...
Encouraging student advancement, good citizenship and community involvement
The Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation aims to remove financial and emotional barriers to encourage educational advancement, good citizenship and community involvement for students and athletes in pursuit of academic and athletic excellence through hockey.
The En'owkin Centre Gathering Space.
The En'owkin Centre is a dynamic institution, which puts into practice the principles of self-determination and the validation of cultural aspirations and identity. The Centre's purpose is to support the recovery, re-vitalization and perpetuation of Syilx (Okanagan) culture, language,...
Shatford Centre, 760 Main Street, Penticton
The Okanagan School of the Arts, Shatford Centre is dedicated to being the creative centre of our community and surrounding area, providing an environment of artistic passion and activity, a place of peaceful contemplation and interaction, and of social inclusion for a wide range of activities. It...
Keremeos walk and talk meeting of Healthy Community Builders
We are an alliance of organizations all interested in improving the health of our communities: Regional District Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS), Interior Health (IH), School District 67 (SD67), Penticton Indian Band (PIB), City of Penticton, University of British Columbia, and Okanagan College. In...
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,...
The Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society works cooperatively to promote voluntary stewardship, conservation and restoration of important wildlife habitats on private lands and lands within the communities of the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys.
Our signage
To help improve physical and emotional well-being for our seniors. We provide an excellent facility complete with a lounge, pool room (three tables), a coffee room, state of the art kitchen, floor curling (shuffleboard) area, and a huge hardwood dance floor with a stage. We also provide many...
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...

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