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Girl Guides
#4, 3402 - 27th Avenue (The People Place)
Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1
Phone: (250) 545-8294 
Website: www.girlguides.ca

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada is the largest organization for girls and women in Canada, with over 160,000 Members - over 130,000 girls and over 28,000 adults. Guides Canada welcomes girls 5-17+ years old and women over 18 to be part of the following groups:

  • Sparks - 5 and 6
  • Brownies - 7 and 8
  • Guides - 9 to 11
  • Pathfinders -12 to 15
  • Senior Branches - 15 to 17+
  • Adults – as leaders, mentors, alumni, team members, and more.

Guiding provides opportunities for fun, friendship and adventures. Through our different imaginative and innovative activity choices, girls are encouraged to reach their potential, be independent, confident and caring. We empower them to give leadership and develop their decision-making and life skills. Guiding helps them connect with their community and with the wider world.

Enderby - 838-9378


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


Helpline for Children Kids
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 310-1234 
TTY: To use the Telephone Device for the Deaf, dial 1-8
Website: www.safekidsbc.ca

You can call the Helpline, at 310-1234, from anywhere in BC. No area code is required. If you are calling from a pay-phone, call the operator "0". This is a free call. You don't need a quarter. It will not show up on your phone bill.

Who can call?
Anyone who is being abused or suspects abuse might be happening. Children and Youth.   A child or youth who is being abused at home, at school, in the play ground - anywhere - can call for help. 
Community Members Parents, caregivers, teachers, friends, anyone else ....

If you know a family where a child or youth is being abused, or if you are afraid you may hurt a child, call the Helpline. You can call anonymously. 

When can I call?
Anytime, call the Helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.


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


Click to view map Kids Corner Daycare Centre
4401 Pleasant Valley Road
Vernon, BC, V1T 4M3
Phone: (250) 545-7303 
Fax: (289) 545-7303


Infant/ Toddler Program - age 10 months- 3 years

Full Day Preschool - 3 years - 5 years

Before/ After Kindergarten care - from BX, Hillview, Harwood and Bearisto

After School Care - 6 yrs - 11 yrs -  From Silver Star, Hillview, Harwood, Bearisto and BX

A staff of well trained, educated employees who enjoy their job. The needs of the children are always first.  A learning environment that is specifically designed for each age group.

 


Category:  Children and Youth
Group Served:  Children
Languages of Service:  English


Koala Bear Daycare
511 Terrace
Vernon, BC, V1B 2X2
Phone: (250) 545-3315 
Website: http://www.vernondaycare.ca/

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm

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


Ministry of Children and Family Development
Integrated Youth Services, Mental Health & Child Protection Services
2 Offices, 35th Street and 28th Street
Vernon, BC

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Child & Youth Mental Health  
  • Child Protection Reports & Inquiries 
  • Community Living Services Adults
  • Family Services
  • Guardianship & CLS Children
  • Integrated Youth Services
  • Residential Resources
  • Aboriginal Services

Call 558-2775 or 558-2700 for information on these programs.

If you have a child protection issue outside of regular office hours, call the Children's Helpline at 310-1234.


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


Mother Hubbird's Cupboard
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 542-7578 


For children 0 - 6 years

Parenting support, parent/child interactive activities, snacks, crafts, community resource information and bok, toy and clothing exchange.

Mondays at Kikannee Estates from 10am - noon or

Tuesdays from 10am - noon at Alexis Park Church

Everyone welcome.


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


Mother's of Preschoolers
Emmanuel Fellowship Baptist Church
3412 15th Avenue
Vernon, BC
Phone: (289) 545-5941 


Free program for mothers and children

Wednesday  9:45 - 11:30 am


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


Navy League of Canada - Vernon Branch
Building D3 - Vernon Army Cadet Camp
P.O. Box 375
Vernon, BC, V1T 6M3
Phone: (250) 542-4931 
Fax: (250) 542-4233

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 9 pm

Royal Canadian Sea Cadets - youth 12 to 18 years

Navy League Cadets - youth 9 to 12 years


Category:  Children and Youth
Group Served:  Youth
Accessibility:  Accessible with Assistance
Languages of Service:  English


Nobody's Perfect
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 545-3572 
E-mail: [email protected]


Parenting support programs provided by certified facilitators within the community. Provided two or three times a year in each community.

A selection criteria and client interviews apply

  • Armstrong - 546-3465
  • Cherryville - 547-8866
  • Enderby - 546-3465

 


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


Click to view map NONA Child Development Centre
North Okanagan Neurological Association
2802 34 Street
Vernon, BC, V1T 5X1
Phone: (250) 549-1281 
Fax: (250) 549-3771
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.nona-cdc.com

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm closed between 12 and 1

Referrals can by made by families and/or by community service providers with parental consent. Current programs include:

 

Infant Development Program provides home-based services to families of infants, birth to three years who are at risk for developmental delay or who have a diagnosed disability.

 

Supported Child Development Program is available to families with a child, birth to 12, requiring extra support in community child care settings of their choice.  Settings include group daycares, preschools, family daycares and in-home care.  Children 13 years of age and older by exception.

 

Physio-Occupational Therapy services provide assessment and remediation of gross and fine motor dysfunction and delays including issues of self-help, feeding, positioning and mobility, splinting and casting.  Services are available for children birth to five years of age.

 

Speech-Language Therapy services provide assessment, treatment and consultation regarding communication delays in children, five years and under.  The SLP program shares a waitlist with the Health Unit and a copy of each referral is forwarded to the Health Unit for recordkeeping purposes.

 

Music Therapy is available at the Centre to children (birth to school age) who are delayed in more than one skill are, and/or have significant communication impairments.

 

Family Support Program provides families with special needs children and youth, birth to 18, with information, support, advocacy, one to one consultation, counselling and networking opportunities within the home environment or at our Centre.

1.      Family Support Services

2.      Autism Assessment:

3.      FASD/CCY

 

Respite Care Program provides parents with a break from the care of their child through screened respite workers, matched to meet child and family needs. Children (birth to 18) who have a mental disability or have an Autism Spectrum disorder or who qualify for the “At Home” Program are eligible for this service. 

 

Autism Services Program provides families of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with individualized programs under age 6 and ages 6-18.   Programs are available for children who are eligible for provincial Autism Funding.

 


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



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