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Family Resource Centre, Vernon
The Family Resource Centre Society for the North Okanagan
201, 3402 - 27th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1S1
Phone: (250) 545-3390 
Fax: (250) 549-1548
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.vernonfrc.ca

Hours: Monday - Friday Office: 9:00am-4:30pm

Family Resource Centre Programs

Children's Counselling- For children experiencing grief and loss, family transitions, or other concerns.

Community Counselling - Provides short term counselling for individuals, couples and families. This program has a sliding fee scale. Call for more information.

Community Support Volunteers - Trained volunteers provide support for individuals in managing life issues such as transitions, isolation, relationships, loss and grief, or unemployment.

Healthy Families - Parent and Tot programs provide parenting information and playtime for children. A Resource Guide for Parents is available on our website at www.vernonfrc.ca. Post partum support is also available.

P.I.E. - Parenting Isn't Easy - For parents with children ages 0-3, 3-6 and 6-9. This 10-week program provides an opportunity to discuss the struggles and successes of parenting in a user friendly format.

P.R.I.M.E. (Preparation for Relationships Including Marriage Enrichment) - Designed to help any couple in a committed relationship enrich their partnership though individual questionnaires and a weekend workshop. Call for information.

Senior Support Volunteers - Trained volunteers assist elderly clients who are experiencing various age-related issues such as social isolation, depression or early dementia. Referrals come through the Seniors Mental Health Program.

Sexual Abuse Recovery for Men - Individual counselling for men who are recovering from historical sexual abuse issues. *Partial program funding provided by United Way and the Province of British Columbia

Sexual Abuse Recovery for Women - Individual counselling for women who are recovering from recent or historical sexual abuse issues.

Sexual Abuse Intervention & Family Support Worker - This program offers counselling for children who have experienced sexual abuse. Family education and support is also provided.

Therapeutic Counsellor Program - Individual and group counselling for children and youth with psychiatric disorders. This program is delivered in collaboration with Child and Youth Mental Health.

Groups Offered... - African Style Dance for Women, Assertiveness, Boundaries and Self Esteem, Children's Groups, Men's Anger Management, Parent and Tot, Parenting Anxious Children, P.I.E. - Parenting Isn't Easy and Women's Anger Management

Lending Library - Books covering a variety of topics and issues are available in our lending library. *Small membership fee


Category:  No Fee Counselling
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
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 Interior Health - Mental Health and Addiction
1440 - 14th Avenue
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 549-5737 

Hours: Intake Monday through Friday 1pm - 2 pm

Category:  No Fee Counselling
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Lumby - Senior Citizen Counsellors
Whitevalley Community Resource Centre
2114 Shuswap Avenue
Lumby, BC
Phone: (250) 547-8866 
Fax: (250) 547-6285
E-mail: [email protected]


The Goal of the Centre is to Improve the Health and Welfare of our Community.

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


Whitevalley Community Resource Centre
2114 Shuswap Avenue
Box 661
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 547-8866 
Fax: (250) 547-6285
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.monashee.com/wcrc

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

The centre provides an accessible, comprehensive resource centre for people in need of information and assistance. Programs include areas of parenting, drug and alcohol prevention, peer support as well as support and services for young moms, youth, seniors, parents, victims of family violence and individuals seeking employment.  We also offer a referral service for individuals to services and helping agencies within the area.

Resource Library - books, pamphlets, and videos on topics such as Alzheimers, Arthritis etc.

Volunteer Programs- we recruit, train, and place volunteers

Community Information Boards - training opportunities, current postings, workshops and events also volunteer and employment opportunities

Drug and Alcohol Counselling 549-5737

Youth Drug & Alcohol Prevention Worker - 547-8866

Family Support Worker - 547-8866

Home/ School Support Program

Community Health Program - 547-8866

Parenting Classes - Parents of toddlers, parents of teens, new parents, blended families

Cherryville Parents & Tots  10:30- 12:00pm on Mondays (location TBA)  Drop in program for parents and children 0-6.  Meet for coffee and discuss a number of parenting topics with friends or just have an outing. Offered Sept - June  547-8866

Good Times Together - Parents and Tots Group Informal drop in & support group for parents and care-givers, semi structured.  Children can meet and play with other children.  Wed  9:30-11:30am 547-8866

Mother Goose Program - Group experience for parents and their babies or toddlers focusing on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs & stories together    547-8866

Learn to Sew - 547-8866

Adventures in Playtime - for children 16 months - 4 years 547-8866

Seniors Programs -

Senior's Drop - in Centre  1751 Glencaird Street Saddle Mountain Lounge Mon, Wed, and Fri 9 am- 1:30 pm  547-8821

Good Morning Program - 547-8866

Intergenerational Program - 547-8866

Senior Citizen Assistant - for government forms 558-0040

Tuesday's Together Group - for women 55+ meeting/ social held 1:30 pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  547-8866

Senior Swim - group travel to Vernon Recreation Centre for 1 hour swim

Senior Men's Group - for men 55+ on Wednesdays 547-2506


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



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