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.

BC Schizophrenia Society

The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society Penticton office offers wide variety of supports for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder Major Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Mental Illness, including: Family & Peer Support One-on-one support and referral Resource Center and Library Family Education Program (funding provided by Interior Health Authority) Family Support Groups In Partnership with the BC Schizophrenia Society and … Continued

Boys and Girls Clubs of Penticton

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs provides a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Canadian Mental Health Association – South Okanagan Similkameen Branch

The Canadian Mental Health Association, South Okanagan Similkameen Branch, provides services including: Unity House (community based program that provides support from which clients with mental illnesses can pursue improvements in health, social functioning and community involvement) Advocacy (individual advocacy services which are accessed directly by individuals with a mental illness living in the South Okanagan … Continued

Children’s Showcase Society

Children’s Showcase is a volunteer, non-profit group dedicated to bringing quality live entertainment to children and their parents in Penticton and area. Four or five children’s concerts, featuring a variety of the performing arts, arranged each year.

Concordia Lutheran School

Operated three educational facilities for children: Concordia Lutheran School – classes – Kindergarten to Grade 6; Concordia Pre-School provides care to preschoolers aged 3 to 5 years; Out of School Care takes children aged 5 to 12 during after school hours and during school breaks.

CYMH Family Treatment Program

Referrals through MCFD/CYMH offices. Provides a comprehensive program to reduce the risk to youth and build the capacity of their families, by supporting them to reduce or overcome the negative effects and impact of a serious mental health disorder. The primary focus of the in-home services is to develop the resiliency and capacity of the … Continued

Decoda Literacy Solutions

Decoda Literacy Solutions is BC’s literacy organization. We support literacy programs and practitioners as well as a coordinated network of literacy stakeholders in communities all across the province. Through our literacy expertise and network of 102 task groups in 400 BC communities, we work with government, business, non-governmental organizations and more to achieve local literacy … Continued