A Grown Up’s Guide to Separation & Divorce

Separation and divorce are hard for kids. But the way parents and other adults deal with separation and divorce can make a difference in the way children deal with them, and come through them. One thing that can make it easier for children is providing them with information about what separation and divorce mean and … Continued

A Kid’s Guide to Separation & Divorce

Services: A website for children/youth aged 5 to 12 using animation, voice narration and text to help children deal with their parents’ separation or divorce. This site is designed to help children understand how their lives might change, what might happen in a courtroom during divorce, custody issues, self-protection and how they can find help … Continued

A Teen Guide to Parental Separation & Divorce

A website for teens designed to understand how their lives might change, what might happen in a courtroom during divorce, custody issues, self-protection and how they can find help if they want it. The website also includes a brief Guide for Children aged 5-12 and for A Guide for Grown-Ups.

Academy of Music Society

The Penticton Academy of Music offers a wide range of musical instruction from private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, cello, Celtic harp and flute to Group classes including the Academy String Orchestra, Musical Theatre classes for ages 5 to 14, Music Roots for Preschoolers and Beginner Keyboard Classes.

Adoptive Families Association of BC

AFABC supports the adoption community at all ages and stages with personalized supports, family events, and various opportunities to connect with others. Local contact is Dianna Mortensen, Regional Coordinator Local Support Groups for Adoptive Parents.

Advocate for Service Quality

The Advocate’s job is to help adults with developmental disabilities and transitioning youth with special needs and their families have access to supports and services that are available. The Advocate can help with services from the Ministry of Social Development. There is no cost to you for advocate services.

Al-Anon Family Groups BC/Yukon

The Al-Anon family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Alateen meetings provide mutual support for young people affected by someone else’s drinking. In Alateen meetings, teens can hear from other teens how they have used the tools … Continued

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. District 71 Serving Kelowna, Peachland and … Continued

Allergy/Asthma Information Association

Our goal is to help people affected by allergies, asthma and anaphylaxis to live lives that are as normal as possible -” at home, school, work and play. Our focus is on education and prevention. Our strategy is based on Awareness, Avoidance, and Action.