Resources: Penticton Secondary School

Penticton Secondary School provides free, confidential counselling services to all students. We offer you a safe place to explore your thoughts and feelings.

If you need help and you’re unsure where to start, the on campus resources below can help.

Resources and Help Lines

Resources for Crisis

Crisis Line: 250-493-6622 Kids Help Phone: 1-800-688-6868
Suicide Line: 1-800-784-2433 Abuse and Neglect of Children: 310-1234

School Resources

SCHOOL COUNSELLING CENTRE

Drop in to make an appointment through our counselling secretary.

Ms. Richter (A-H)

Ms. Dunnett (L-M)

Mrs. Glibbery (N-Z)

Mr. Nackoney (OHA & KISU)

Val Fricke (Youth worker)

LOCAL RESOURCES

Aboriginal Child Protection

250-492-1261

Aboriginal Children & Youth Mental Health Clinician

250-328-8534

Abuse and Neglect of Children

310-1234

Alanon

250-492-9272

ARC Programs

250-492-2987

Ashnola at The Crossing (residential programming for youth with substance use concerns)

604-412-7950 (Keremeos)

BC Schizophrenia Society – Penticton Branch

250-493-7338

Bipolar Support Group

250-488-6986

Birthright

250-492-4901

Children Who Witness Abuse Counselling Program

250-493-4366

Child and Youth Mental Health

250-487-4422

Family Support Group

250-493-6622

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Key Worker

250-492-2303

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Initiative

250-492-5814

Integrated Family Development Program

250-492-5814

Interior Health Sexual Health Clinic

250-770-3434

Mental Illness Family Support & Information Centre

250-493-7338

Ministry of Children and Family Development

1-800-663-9122 Centralized Screening to report concerns of abuse or neglect

250-770-2200 Local Penticton office

Ministry of Children and Family Development – Aboriginal Services

250-492-1261

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs

250-493-0512

Ooknakane Friendship Center

250-490-3504

oPt (Options for Sexual Health) Penticton Clinic

1-800-739-7367

Pathways Addictions Resource Centre

250-492-0400

 

Peer Support Program for The South Okanagan Similkameen

250-493-7338

Penticton & Area Women’s Centre

250-493-6822

Penticton & District Community Resources

250-492-5814

Penticton Family Outreach

250-492-5814

RCMP Non-Emergency

250-492-4300

Sexual Abuse Treatment Program

250-492-5814

South Okanagan Brain Injury Society

250-490-0613

South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

250-492-6299

South Okanagan Victim Assistance Society

250-493-0800

Transition House

250-493-7233

Work Zone

250-493-0225

Youth Detox(The Bridge Youth and Family Services)

1-250-763-0456 (Kelowna)

BC Resources

Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Line

1-800-663-1441

BC Nurse Line

1-866-215-4700

BC Poison Control

1-800-567-8911

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre – Unplanned Pregnancy

1-888-875-3163

Griefworks BC

1-877-234-3322

 

Websites

anxietybc.ca
http://www.bc211.ca/

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
www.heretohelp.bc.ca

Child and Youth Mental Health
http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/index.htm

crisiscentre.bc.ca

keltymentalhealth.ca

mindcheck.ca

Mindshift App

Ministry of Children and Family Development
http://www.gov/bc.ca/mcf/

Youth in BC (online crisis support)
youthinbc.com

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