146 Ellis Street, Penticton, BC

Adult Wellness Services

Adult Wellness

Mental Health and Addictions Program

Counselling services for Mental Health problems such as anxiety, stress, family conflict, Alcohol and Drug addiction is provided. Referrals to treatment Centers and Detox Centers are made through this program. Every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30am the mental Health and Addictions department has a gathering called “At Your Own Pace”. The group begins with a smudge followed by a circle check embracing the Medicine Wheel model.

Law Advocate

Ooknakane Friendship Centre has a Law Advocate comes in from the Access Centre, Tuesday 9:30 to 11:30am.

Law Advocate Services Include:

  • Filling out government applications ie: CPPD, CPP, PWD & income assistance.
  • Legal advocacy for people with low income.
  • Landlord/Tenant issues.
  • Family law.