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First Baptist Church Vernon
Corner of 15 St. and 32 Ave. Vernon
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 542-0128 

Hours: Sunday Service and Sunday School 10:00 am 

Category:  Faith Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


First Baptist Church Armstrong
3185 Becker
Armstrong, BC
Phone: (250) 546-9598 
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.fbcarmstrong.org/

Category:  Faith Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


First Kids Christian Pre-School
1406 32 Ave
Vernon, BC
Phone: (204) 542-0128 

Category:  Children and Youth
Group Served:  Children/Youth
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map First Nations Friendship Centre
2904 - 29th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1Y7
Phone: (250) 542-1247 
Fax: (250) 542-3707
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.bcaafc.com/centres/vernon/index.html

Hours: See program descriptions below 

The Native Friendship Centre Program is designed to improve the
quality of life for Aboriginal People in an urban environment by
supporting self determined activities which encourage equal
access to, and participation in Canadian society and which
respect Native cultural distinctiveness.

Drugs & Alcohol Counselling
Phone: 542-5311 Fax: 542-4668 E-mail: [email protected]

First Nations Employment Services
Phone: 558-3345 Fax: 558-5321

Family Support Worker
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-4668  E-mail: [email protected]

Prenatal Nutrition Program
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-3707  E-mail: [email protected]

Kla How Ya Communications
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-3707

Sen'Klip Theatre
Phone: 549-2921 Fax: 549-2921

Youth Outreach Program
Phone: 542-1257 Fax: 542-1576  E-mail: [email protected]

Sookinchoot Youth Centre
3705 27th Street
Phone: 549-2921  Email: [email protected]

Youth driven centre where aboriginal & metis youth can come together in a safe and supportive environment.  The Centre offers: Young Men/Women Leadership Programs; Youth Council & Volunteer Opportunities; Fitness Program; Nutrition Program; Girls/Guys Night Out; Awareness & Knowledge;Drama/Traditional Performing Arts;Music Program; Mentorship Opportunities; Coaching & Advocacy; Homework Club; Social Programs & Activities.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

Offers FASD support and community awareness through educational workshops, training sessions, group initiatives, capacity building and partnerships. Provides support with stategies and interventions, referals and offers FASD resources through a community lending library. In house services include: alcohol and drug, one to one and family counseling, advocacy, prenatal nutrition,traditional parenting program and aboriginal literacy program.

For more information please contact Shelley Wintrup, FASD Community Resource Coordinator, at 558-5699 or  [email protected]

Aboriginal Infant/Early Childhood Development Program

2705 - 29th Avenue  Tel: 542-7578. See description in "Early Childhood Services" section.

Vernon Youth Safehouse

#206 2905 28th Avenue   Tel: 260-7077. Offers shelter for youth aged 13-18 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

 


Category:  First Nations
Group Served:  Adults
Accessibility:  Unknown
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map First Nations Friendship Centre
2902 - 29th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1Y7
Phone: (250) 542-1247 
Fax: (250) 542-3707
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.bcaafc.com/centres/vernon/index.html

The Native Friendship center Program is designed to improve the
quality of life for Native People in an urban environment by
supporting self determined activities which encourage equal
access to, and participation in Canadian society and which
respect Native cultural distinctiveness.

Crisis Intervention
Phone: 558-1888

Drugs & Alcohol Counselling
Phone: 542-5311 Fax: 542-4668

First Nations Employment Services
Phone: 558-3345 Fax: 558-5321

Family Support Worker
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-4668

Prenatal Nutrition Program
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-3707

Kla How Ya Communications
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-3707

Sen'Klip Theatre
Phone: 549-2921 Fax: 549-2921

Youth Outreach Program
Phone: 260-7059 Fax: 542-4668

Urban Aboriginal Youth Program
Phone: 549-1783 Fax: 549-1755
2750 Highway 6
Vernon, BC V1T 5G5

Social gathering every third Saturday from 1-3 pm.  No charge. everyone welcome, refreshments provided, door prizes.


Category:  No Fee Counselling
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map First Nations Friendship Centre
2904 29th Ave
Vernon, BC, V1T 1Y7
Phone: (250) 542-1247 
Fax: (250) 542-3707
E-mail: [email protected]

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 to 4:00

The First Nations Drug and alcohol program provides individual, couples, family and group counselling.  Our primary goal is to work with Frist Naitons people but, we are open to anyone who needs this service.  Services provided would include screening, assessment, and individual treatment planning.  The A & D program will also provide referrals to appropriate community resources.


Category:  Alcohol, Drugs, Addictions
Group Served:  Adults
Accessibility:  Not Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Food Banks
, BC


Vernon - 3303 32nd Ave.  behind Staples   Phone 549-4111

Armstrong/Spallumcheen 3459 Pleasant Valley Road - 546-3465

Lumby - 1879 Vernon  - 547-2225  Ben Winters - 547-2058, Janice Knutsvik - 549-4111


Category:  Free or Low-cost Goods & Services
Languages of Service:  English


Food Banks, North Okanagan
, BC


There are food banks operating in Vernon, Armstrong/ Spallumcheen and Lumby:

Salvation Army (Vernon): 3303 32nd Avenue.    Tel: 549-4111

Armstrong/Spallumcheen Community Services:  3459 Pleasant Valley Road.                                                                  Tel: 546-3465

Lumby Food Bank Society: 1879 Vernon             Tel: 547-2225             (or call  Ben Winters at 547-2058, or Janice Knutsvik at 549-4111)


Category:  Food & Food Security
Group Served:  All Ages
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Forever Young
PO Box 31054
Kelowna, BC, V1Z 3N9
Phone: (250) 769-6293 
Fax: (250) 769-6291
Website: www.foreveryoungbc.com

Canada's Leading Publication for Today's Fifty-plus Lifestyles

Advertising for the North Okanagan  Tanis Kuntz  542-9199


Category:  Media
Group Served:  Seniors
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Foster Parents Association, Okanagan
#301, 3402 - 27th Avenue (The People Place)
Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1
Phone: (250) 558-0939 
Fax: (250) 558-0939
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: okfosterparents.org

Works to support all Foster Parents by providing a range of services including:

assessment of Foster Parent training needs and coordination of appropriate training;

ongoing consultation and support;

liaison, including mediation between Foster Parents and the Ministry of Children & Family Development;

distribution of information and educational materials;

 promotion of "networking" and other supportive activities among Foster Parents;

referral to other support services.

Also works to raise profile of fostering in the community and to promote awareness of fostering.


Category:  Families
Group Served:  Families
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English



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