Penticton Resources

Penticton and the South Okanagan

Penticton and the South Okanagan/Similkameen area have many resources which can be accessed right in your community. Listed below are just some of the resources which can help you on your way to recovery.

Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

CMHA Penticton Website Link

Home Instead Senior Care® in Kelowna and Penticton offers many different types of in-home senior care services which can be individualized to meet the needs of your family members.

In-home senior care provides practical support with a human touch. Their compassionate CAREGivers assist elder clients with common activities of daily living like showering, cooking and much more. CAREGivers even can help with errands and transportation.

Home Instead Senior Care Website Link

At Kids Creative Therapy we partner with you, the parent, to develop solutions to help your child be a successful learner, friend, player, sibling, explorer, participantand team member.

Our goal is to enable your child to participate effortlessly in normal activities of daily life, as well as to foster development, self-esteem, autonomy, and positive relationships.

Link to Kids Creative Therapy Website

Equine Assisted Learning and/or Therapy

Therapeutic riding encompasses an enormous range of activities whicht benefit an even larger and incredibly diverse group of people.  It often refers to activities designed to make horseback riding accessible to those who are physically unable to ride independently.  It can also describe equine activities designed with the help of Occupational Therapists, psychotherapists, social workers, psychologists, and other mental health professionals to address everything from Autism, to Post Traumatic Stress, to Attachment Disorder.  Types of therapeutic riding can include Hippotherapy,  Equine Assisted Learning/Therapy or Psychotherapy, and Therapeutic Horsemanship.

Riding 4 Life Website Link

The South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society (SOSBIS) is a non-profit organization made up of brain-injured people as well as their family members and other professionals dedicated to assisting survivors and their families to achieve the greatest level of independence and quality of life. They serve the entire South Okanagan Similkameen Region (Osoyoos, Oliver, Keremeos, Princeton, Okanagan Falls, Penticton and Summerland).

SOSBIS Website link