Local & BC Services

Crisis Services

  1. Suicide Hot Line 1-800-784-2433 (BC) or 1.833.456.4566  Talk Suicide Canada or Text Talk Suicide at 45645.
  2. Interior Health 24/7 Crisis  – 1-888-353-2273 
  3. KUU-US Aboriginal crisis line: 1 800-588-8717 (24 hours)
  4. Kelowna Woman’s Shelter – 250-763-1040
  5. Kids Help Line – Text – 686868
  6. Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234

Addictions

  1. Smart Recovery
  2. Kelowna Alcoholics Anonymous1.  Central Okanagan Intergroup – 1-800-735-7520

  3.  Narcotics AnonymousMeeting Information
  4. Smoking Cessation https://quitnow.ca/
 

Mental Health Resources

  1. Free One-Time Counselling Interior Health – 505 Doyle Ave, Kelowna. Same-day, no appointment necessary, counselling services.
  2. Mental health issues – No prefix required – 310-­6789 (24 hours)
  3. Bereavement Helpline – 1-877-779-2223

Seniors Resources

  1. Compare Pharmacy prices: Pharmacy Compass
  2.  Senior Center -1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna – 250-762-4108 
  3. Dementia Helpline -1-800-936-6033
  4. Meals on Wheels 250-763-2424
  5. HandyDART 250-762-3278
  6. Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters 1-800-257-7756
  7. Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234

Community Resources

  1. Food Bank – Kelowna Branch – 250-763-7161
  2. Bus Passes – 250-469-8559
  3. Disability Parking Permit – 250-469-8400

Mindfulness and Calming Activities

  1.  Belly Breathing – Children Video here.   Adults here. 
  2. EFT (Tapping) – Video here.
  3. DBT – Leaves on a Stream – Guided Video here.
  4. Initiate the Dive Reflex – Guided Video here.