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Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Line

Phone: 1.800.663.1441

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)/Alanon

24 hour answering & referral service

Phone: 250.763.5555

Kelowna, BC  

Alzheimer Society of BC

Support group for caregivers and early stage dementia, counselling and library

Phone: 250.860.0750

307 - 1664 Richter Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 8N3

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Arthritis Society of BC – Kelowna Branch

Phone: 250.868.8643

Information Service : 1.800.321.1433

150A -1855 Kirschner Road
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 4N7

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BC Lung Association

Phone: 1.800.665.5864

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Brain Trust Canada

Phone: 250.762.3233

Toll Free: 1.888.762.3233

11 - 368 Industrial Ave.
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 7E8

Canadian Cancer Society

Programs designed to meet both emotional and financial needs

Phone: 1.800.403.8222

Phone: 250.762.6381

202 - 1835 Gordon Drive (Capri Mall)
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 3H5

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Canadian Diabetes Association

Phone: 250.762.9447

1589 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 5V7

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Canadian Hard of Hearing Association

Phone: 250.869.1009

108 - 920 Saskatoon Road
Kelowna, BC   V1X 7P8

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Phone: 250.763.1191

101 - 1456 St. Paul Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 2E6

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Cancer Connection

Individual matches made for support

CCSSI Rotary Lodge: 1.888.939.3333

Celiac Association

Phone: 250.763.7159

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Central Okanagan Association for Cardiac Health (C.O.A.C.H.)

Prevention and reduction of cardiovascular disease through education and exercise

Phone: 250.763.3433

204 - 2622 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 1V6

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Central Okanagan Foundation

Phone: 250.861.6160

225 - 1889 Springfield Road
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 5V5

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Central Okanagan Hospice Association

Volunteer support for terminally ill and bereavement counselling

Phone: 250.763.5511

104 - 1456 St. Paul Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 2E6

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Elderwell Adult Day Program

Social program for seniors – Village at Smith Creek

Phone: 250.491.7714 (ext. 111)

2425 Orlin Road
Westbank, BC   V4T 3C7

Gambling Problem Information & Referral Line

Phone: 1.888.795.6111

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Phone: 778.313.8090

4 - 1551 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 9M9

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Kelowna Alcohol and Drug Services Clinic

Phone: 250.868.7788

1340 Ellis -2nd floor
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 9N1

Kelowna and District Society for People In Motion

Assists people with physical disabilities

Phone: 250.861.3302

23 - 1720 Ethel Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 2Y7

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Kelowna Community Resources

Family services including special needs, adoptions, crisis lines and immigration services

Phone: 250.763.8008 (ext.125)

120 -1735 Dolphin Avenue
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 8A6

Kelowna Family Centre

Free professional counseling for adults, children, groups, couples, and individuals. Open to all Central Okanagan

Phone: 250.860.3181

204 - 347 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 8C7

Kelowna General Hospital – Spiritual Care

Providing support and spiritual care for patients and their families from an interfaith perspective

Phone: 250.862.4114

Kelowna Stroke Recovery Club

Support for victims and family of stroke

Phone: 250.763.0556

Living Positive Resource Centre (Aids Resource Centre)

Phone: 778.753.5830

Phone: 1.800.616.2437

168 Ashner Road
Kelowna, BC   V1X 3H6

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Mental Health Individual and Family Support

Provides advocacy, support, and education to persons living with mental illness, and to their families and friends

Phone: 250.868.3119

203 - 347 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, BC  

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Mental Health Services

Phone: 250.868.7788

1340 Ellis Street, 2nd Floor
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 9N1

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Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Okanagan Chapter)

Sponsors programs to help persons with MS and their families

Phone: 250.762.5850

230 - 1855 Kirschner Road
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 4N7

Okanagan Visually Impaired Society

Provides support and discussion of common problems, as well as social interaction

Phone: 250.868.1468

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Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Voicemail: 250-861-6880

Ostomy Association

Phone: 250.868.3034

101 - 1953 Baron Road
Kelowna, BC   V1X 6W2

Peachland Wellness Centre

Phone: 250.767.0141

4426 - 5th Street
Kelowna, BC   V0H 1X6

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People in Motion

Phone: 250.861.3302

23 - 1720 Ethel Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 2Y7

Pets & People Visiting Society

Volunteers with screened pets visit resident and patient facilities

Box 9, 3151 Lakeshore Road, Suite 211
Kelowna, BC  

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Post-Polio Awareness

Phone: 250.878.5082

Prostate Resource Centre Society

Phone: 250.712.2002

Salvation Army Kelowna Community Church

Phone: 250.860.2329

1480 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, BC  

Senior Citizen Counsellors

Seniors helping seniors by providing information about service agencies, completing applications for pensions and other senior benefits.

Westside Health Senior Peer Network: 250.768.3305

Broc Bracconier - West Kelowna: 250.707.2063

Heather McDonald - West Kelowna: 250.768.5352

Peter Thompson – Kelowna: 250.764.7472

Eileen Schuh – Rutland: 250.860.4869

Senior Contact Program

Mission Community Police Office: 250.470.0600

Senior Peer Network Support

Westside Health Network: 250.768.3305

Seniors Abuse and Information Line – SAIL

BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support: 1.866.437.1940

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Seniors Outreach and Resources Centre

Seniors Outreach is a non-profit society, working to enhance the lives of seniors in Kelowna. By providing support and linking them to other needed services, we help aging, isolated seniors to maintain their dignity and independence, and to stay connected to their community and each other. We provide information on a wide variety of resources and services available to seniors, including but not limited to: housing, financial, social, recreational, health, safety, legal and estate-planning.

Phone: 250-861-6180


115-2065 Benvoulin Court
Kelowna, BC   V1W 0A5

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Society for Learning in Retirement (SLR)

Workshops and study groups in a relaxed, informal atmosphere

Phone: 250.448.1203

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United Way

Phone: 250.860.2356

202 - 1456 St. Paul Street
Kelowna, BC   V1Y 2E6

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Victim LINK – 24 hour helpline

Information and referral to services available for persons who are victims of crime and abuse

Phone: 1.800.563.0808

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