Resources

Emergency Services

Police – RCMP – 911

Victim Link 1-800-563-0808. 604-875-0885 (TTY)

Police Victim Services

Cawston/Keremeos 250-499-5511

Hedley/Princeton 250-295-7901

Oliver 250-485-6224

Osoyoos 250-495-4704

Penticton/Summerland 250-770-4713

(24 Hour Translation Services) 1-800-563-0808

Transition & Safe Houses

South Okanagan Women in Need Society(SOWINS) 250-493-4366

SOWINS Transition House 250-493-7233

SOWINS Toll Free: 1-800-814-2033

South Okanagan Safe Home Project 250-498-2538

Toll Free 1-877-723-3911

Safe Homes Program (Cawston-Keremeos) 250-493-4366 ext 114

Cindy Paroline Safe Homes Program (Hedley-Princeton 250-295-8211) (Oliver-Osoyoos 1-877-723-3911)

ShelterNet (Canada wide shelters) 1-416-642-5463

Critter Aid (shelter for pets where owners are in transition) 250-493-9752

Support (Violence & Abuse)

South Okanagan Victim Assistance Society (SOVAS) 250-493-0800. Toll Free (1-800-814-2033)

Desert Sun Counseling & Resource Centre: Oliver 250-498-2538. Osoyoos 250-495-2623

Ministry of Housing and Social Development 250-487-4403

Okanagan Nation Family Intervention and Services Society
(ONFISS) 250-493-4902

South Okanagan Women in Need Society (SOWINS) 1-800-814-2033 (Toll Free)

Now Canada (New opportunities for Women Canada – Kelowna) 250-763-3876

Kids Help Line (Canada Wide) 1-800-668-6868

Helpline for Children 250-310-1234 (1-800-667-4770 (TTY))

Helpline for Youth 1-866-611-3311. 604-872-1811 (TTY)