Community Resources

Access Center Penticton

Access Center

Located at 304 Martin Street, Suit 209, Penticton, BC V2A 5K4, the Penticton Access Center offers Tax Assistance, Outreach programs and Legal and Disability Advocacy to individuals living in their catchment area. To contact or learn more about their services please call 1-866-493-6822 or visit their website at http://accesscentre.org

Need help now? Visit their drop in hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday 1pm-4pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday 1pm-3pm

Penticton & District Community Resources (PDCRS)

Penticton & District Community Resources

Located at 330 Ellis St, Penticton, BC V2A 4L7, PDCRS helps people achieve their maximum potential through the provision of quality supports and services that meet identified needs. From care for newborn babies to transportation for seniors, PDCRS programs are accessible to all residents in the region.PDCRS offers a continuum of care in 15 cities and townships throughout the South Okanagan/Similkameen.

To contact or learn more about PDSCL please contact them at 250-492-5814, or visit their website at http://pdcrs.com.

Compass House

Compass House

Located at 123 Nanaimo Avenue East, Penticton, BC, V2A 1N2, Compass House offers men with transitional housing. Run by the Salvation Army, Compass House provides personal assistance, counselling services, referrals for addiction programs, employment, and housing.

Compass House has 16 beds, two can be used by female residents if not already occupied by male residents. Open 24 hours a day.

To contact Compass House please contact them at 250-490-9521 or 250-493-3991 or visit their website at https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourHealth/Assault/SexualAssault/Pages/Prog-Shelter.aspx.

Pathways Addiction Resource Centre

Pathways Addiction Resource Centre

Located at #1-996 Main Street Penticton, BC V2A 5E4, Pathways offers several outpatient services including individual counselling, men’s and women’s groups, parenting groups and services for people whose live’s are being affected by someone else’s use.

Their services are for youth through seniors, as well as parents whose children are involved with substance use.

To contact or learn more about Pathways please contact them at 250- 492-0400, or visit their website at http://pathwaysaddictions.ca.

South Okanagan Women’s in Need Society (SOWINS)

South Okanagan Women’s in Need Society (SOWINS)

Located at #102-1027 Westminster Avenue West, Penticton, BC V2A 1L4, SOWINS provides services to individuals who have experienced, or who are at risk of experiencing violence or abuse in the South Okanagan.

SOWINS  provides information and guidance to help you make decisions and choices based on your personal situation.

To contact or learn more about SOWINS please contact them at 250-493-4366 or visit their website at http://sowins.com.

Unity House

Unity House

Located at 2852 Skaha Lake Road Penticton BC, Unity House is a clubhouse serving adults in the community with mental illness. Unity House is a place where members can connect and socialize or seek resources such as meals, activities and a warm place to be.

To access this resource you must be a member and have a referral from a mental health case worker or physician.

To learn more about Unity House please contact them at 250-493-6327, or visit their website at https://sos.cmha.bc.ca/find-help-now/support-services/unity-house.

Community Services

Penticton Soupateria

Penticton Soupateria

Location:

150 Orchard Avenue, Penticton BC
Wheelchair Accessible

Hours:

Open 365 days a year

Monday through Sunday 11:30 AM till 12:30 PM

The Free Store

The Free Store

Location:

Vineyard Community Church
102 – 1825 Main Street, Penticton, BC

Hours:

Tuesday through Thursday 11:00 AM till 12:00PM

Wednesday 7:00pm till 9:00pm

Penticton Community Center

Community Center

Location:

325 Power St, Penticton, BC
Wheelchair Accessible

Hours:

Monday through Friday 6:00am-8:00pm

Saturday-Sunday 8:30am-4:00pm

The Penticton Library

Library

Location:

785 Main Street Penticton, BC

Hours:

The library is now open 7 days a week for the winter. Please visit their website for a full schedule.

https://www.pentictonlibrary.ca/