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Alateen
Vernon Alliance Church
2601 43 Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 3L1
Phone: (250) 545-4933 

Hours: Wednesdays 7:00 pm

For youth who are affected by close contact with a problem drinker.


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  Youth
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Allergy and Asthma Information Association
113 - 445 Yates Road
Kelowna, BC, V1V 1Y4
Phone: (250) 861-6590 
Fax: (250) 861-6597
Toll Free: 1-877-500-2242
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.aaia.ca

Assists people with allergies, and their families, in understanding this health condition. Educates government and manufacturers about the growing need for care and concern in labelling food products, drugs, cosmetics, and restaurant food. Monthly meetings are held at various lower mainland locations.

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Alzheimer Society of BC
The People Place
102 - 3402 27th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1
Toll Free: 1-800-634-3399
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.alzheimerbc.org

Meets the first Wednesday of the month from 7:30 pm - 9 pm

For information on Vernon group phone:  1-800-634-3399

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and the cures.The Alzheimer Society of B.C. exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and the cures.


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Accessible with Washroom
Languages of Service:  English


Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division (Okanagan/Interior Region)
150A-1855 Kirschner Road
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 4N7
Phone: (250) 868-8643 
Fax: (250) 868-0779
Toll Free: 1-800-321-1433
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: www.arthritis.ca

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Arthritis Society, Bc & Yukon, provides leadership and funding for research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by arthritis. We offer various educational programs throughout the Okanagan. These include:Arthritis Self Management Program, Chronic Pain Managment Workshop,  Osteoarthritis Education Program, Inflammatory Arthritis Education Program, Fibromyalgia Management Program and specialized programs such as hands/knees/neck & arthritis. Our Speaker's Bureau welcomes invitations to present to various groups and workplaces. The Arthritis Answers Line (toll-free 1-800-321-1433) provides information, emotional support, and assistance.

We are a non-profit, donor-funded organization.  For more information, or to learn about programs in the North Okanagan, please see www.arthritis.ca.


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map B C Cancer Agency - Prevention Program
#005, 3402 - 27th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1S4
Phone: (250) 542-5484 
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: bccancer.bc.ca

The BC Cancer Agency Prevention Program is in the process (October 2005)of hiring several Regional Coordinators. The Interior Regional Coordinator operates from Vernon. Presently the Coordinator is focusing on school health issues like healthy eating, activity, tobacco reduction and sun protection.

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


BC Lung Association
2675 Oak Street
PO Box 340009 Station D
Vancouver, BC, V6G 9Z9
Phone: (604) 731-5864 
Fax: (604) 731-5810
Toll Free: 1-800-665-5864
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.bc.lung.ca

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Better Breathing Bunch
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 545-0233 
Website: http://www.bc.lung.ca

Meets the third Wednesday of the Month

Adults with chronic obstructive lung disease, asthma, bronchitis, lung cancer or other breathing problems can find information and education and share concerns in 16 clubs around BC.


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Unknown
Languages of Service:  English


Bosom Buddies
c/o Canadian Cancer Society
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 542-6185 or 545-7350 

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Accessible with Washroom
Languages of Service:  English


Buoyant Buddies Breast Cancer Survivors
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 558-4684 
E-mail: [email protected]


Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat team paddles every Monday and Wednesday at Swan Lake, Go Row and Paddling Center from 5:30 pm to 7pm.  New members wanted.   Call for information.

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Languages of Service:  English


Canadian Cancer Society (Vernon)
104 - 3402 27th Ave (People Place, ground floor)
Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1
Phone: (250) 542-0770 
Fax: (250) 542-0770
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.cancer.ca

The Canadian Cancer Society was founded in 1938. We are a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life for people living with cancer. We provide leading financial support for cancer research and deliver community-based support programs and prevention information for all types of cancer.

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English



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