We have compiled a list of services that are easy to connect with, and are low to no cost. (Please note: This list does not include all of the services available in Lake Country.)
Child and Youth Mental Health Services
#204-260 Harvey Ave, Kelowna BC.
Offers services to children and youth 18 and under experiencing mental health problems like anxiety, experiences of trauma, low mood and suicidal thinking. Walk in hours, where you can be seen for an assessment are 9:00-11:00am and 1:00-3:00pm Monday through Friday. While it is encouraged that you attend the walk in hours with a parent, youth also have the option to attend alone.
Reach Out Youth Counselling
Offers a range of services for youth and families, including youth counselling services. No one is turned away due to financial difficulty. Please call or email rather than walk in to connect with this service.
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs
Phone: 250-766-5277 (Lake Country)
Offers a range of youth programming options. The Mind over Mood course teaches teen’s healthy coping skills and positive relationships (offered at the Jaycees Richter St. location) Flex Your Head, a fun and interactive workshop will soon be offered through OBGC and teaches young people ways to build resiliency and deal with stress. Contact the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club to find out more.
The Canadian Mental Health Association
504 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna BC
Supper Club - An evening program set in a safe and supportive environment where young people (16-24) can learn about and gain valuable life skills and build friendships in a group environment. Call or email CMHA to connect with Supper Club.
Take the Pledge! This is a call to all youth who care about mental health and want to use their voice to stomp the stigma that keeps mental health in the shadows! Visit our GetLoudKelowna.com site and take the pledge for mental health, it does’t cost a thing.