About Us

The Westside Health Network Society

Our Mission

Enhancing seniors’ wellness through volunteerism, education, referral and social programs in the West Kelowna and Peachland area.

The mandates of the Westside Health Network are:

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    Support Community Seniors

    To support community seniors by providing information and referral services to ensure improved accessibility to community-based health care resources and programs.

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    Reduce Social Isolation

    To reduce social isolation experienced by seniors through a variety of programs and services such as: visiting, driving, grocery shopping, exercise and social programs, education, computer and digital technology assistance programs. These are all provided by a network of dedicated volunteers.

  • Connector.

    Vital Services

    The Westside Health Network Society provides a vital service for the older adults living in the community. Our programs and services focus on strengthening seniors’ independence by reducing loneliness and promote emotional well-being.

The Network is volunteer based and is dedicated to helping seniors

WHNS Staff

Sonia Newman
Executive Director

Debbie Elliott
Coordinator of Volunteers – Better at Home Coordinator, West Kelowna

Board of Directors

Kate Dusik – President
Leanne Johnson – Vice President
Georgette Lipinski – Treasurer
Joan Crockett
Heather McDonald
Stella Palmer
Broc Braconnier
Monica Giesbrecht
Kim Chung

Funding Provided By

In Partnership With

The Heritage
www.verveseniorliving.com

UBCO
ok.ubc.ca

Mount Boucherie Secondary School
www.mbs.sd23.bc.ca

Salvation Army
kelownasalvationarmy.ca

Nature’s Fare
www.naturesfare.com

Lady of Lourdes
www.olol-bc.com

Westbank Lions Club

Emmanuel Church
emmanuelchurch.life

Westbank First Nations
www.wfn.ca

Greater Westside Board of Trade
www.gwboardoftrade.com