Service we provide

Services We Provide


Resource & Referral Centre:
Support, referral & advocacy for the South Okanagan-Similkameen
Information on food, housing, clothing, support groups,
education, employment, parenting, health & pregnancy
Community information bulletin board
Access to Free Shelf (personal care products),fax, phone, internet and scanner.
Lending library for members


Law Advocacy for People on Low Incomes

Tenancy Rights, Employment Assistance (welfare), Disability Benefits, CPP, & EI.
Advocate services include:
Assistance with filling out forms
Information about rights & resources
Representation to tribunals & hearings

Come by the Women’s Centre during Drop In Hours or call us at 250-493-6822 for more info.


Community Outreach (primarily Penticton, Oliver, Osoyoos, and Keremeos)

Connecting individuals and groups with information & resources
Community capacity building to enhance and link services


Education & Public Awareness:
Prevention of violence against women & girls
Workshops & information sessions


Volunteer Opportunities:
Board Member
Volunteer in Resource Centre & Office Support
Fundraising & Special Events
Professional service, such as advocacy and public education.


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