PDCRS & Catalyst Community Developments Selected for Affordable Housing Project in Penticton

PENTICTON – Families and individuals with low incomes will soon have access to more affordable housing options when construction is complete on a new apartment-style building in central Penticton. The Penticton & District Community Resources Society, together with Catalyst Community Development Society, have been selected as the successful proponents to build and operate a 67-unit … Continued

PDCRS Board Seeking Applicants

PDCRS provides supports and services to children and families, youth, adults and seniors throughout the South Okanagan and Similkameen. In 2016 PDCRS will be celebrating 50 years of community service. We seek volunteers for a limited number of Board positions. This year our search is focused on those with child development, youth engagement, housing and/or … Continued

Kaylee’s Hero Fund – A Legacy has Begun

Kaylee’s Hero Fund is off to a great start with an initial donation of almost $25,000 which was raised through a variety of events since last November. The fund, in honour of Kaylee Kozari-Bowland, who died from a rare form of cancer last year, will be administered by Penticton & District Community Resources Society. The … Continued

Lake Breeze Winery Generous Donation

Lake Breeze Winery presented a cheque for $10,000 to PDCRS at a special event to celebrate their 20th anniversary on August 27th. Pictured from left are Barbara MacIntyre, Tanya Behardien, Drew MacIntyre and Garron Elmes.

United Way Car Seat Initiative

United Way CSO staff delivered 10 car seats to the Penticton and District Community Resources Society on Friday as part of the Child Safety Initiative.

The BC Interior RV Society presents a cheque to PDCRS

The BC Interior RV Society presents a cheque for $1,800 to PDCRS. PDCRS provided and coordinated volunteers to direct traffic to the RV show last spring. Staff were also on hand to provide information about our programs and services.

Paper Shuffle Celebrates 25 years

Started in 1992 Paper Shuffle has helped divert over 4.5 metric tons of paper from the landfill and shredded over 42,500 boxes of confidential material. Our program has won many awards over the years and is CARF accredited. We are proud of our bounded staff and their hard work and commitment in making our shredding service … Continued

Better at Home Volunteers

Penticton & District Community Resources Services offers support to seniors to help them stay independent in their homes. It is our goal to keep seniors in the comfort of their own homes to help maintain their quality of life. We do this through a number of day to day support services that include the following; … Continued

Nqslit Early Years Centre opens

Available to the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Osoyoos Indian Band and Upper Similkameen Indian Band. The Nqsilt early Years Facilitator visits each community weekly, participating in programs for children and families, visiting families and meeting with band service providers. Some programs may be offered in the evening; most often the Nqsilt Early Years Facilitator will visit … Continued