Family Resource Programs encompasses a variety of programs that are offered to parents and their young children and providing support, assistance, learning and friendship with other families. The Family Outreach Program provides support and assistance for parents and parents-to-be who may feel isolated and want to create a strong, healthy family. The services within the program are listed below.
The Integrated Family Development Service program provides flexible and effective support and counseling to children, youth and families with a variety of issues or concerns. This service is used in circumstances such as family conflict, reconnecting youth who have been street-involved to their families, conflict resolution and family mediation, as well as support to families who have a special needs child.
The programs role in the community is preventive in nature, aiming to stop the escalation of problems to a point where more intrusive interventions might be required. The service employs interventions such as outreach, conflict resolution and mediation, solution-oriented counseling strategies, community resourcing and referrals, and enhancement of parenting skills. The service is flexible to families including evenings.
Oliver Boys and Girls Club
475 School Ave
Centre Director: Laurene Sloboda
This is for parents-to-be or parents of babies up to 6 months of age. We provide pre-natal information, support and supplements as well as nutritious snacks. Call Kelly Moog for more information at 250.493.0512 Ext. 118
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This program offers a variety of parent education and parent/child activities for parents with children over 6 months of age. Call Kelly Moog for more information and a calendar of events at 250.493.0512 Ext. 119
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
This drop in program is for parents and parents to be of young children. The group meets to enjoy a healthy lunch, utilize the family friendly facility, and participate in parent-child interactive activities. Call 250.493.0512 Ext. 118 for more information.
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
A parenting program for parents with children 6 months to 5 years of age, this program is offered two times per year in partnership with Interior Health. On-site child care is provided.
Call Jennifer Anderson for more information at 250.493.0512 ext. 114
This program offers effective support and counseling for children, youth and families. Contact: 250.493.0512
Penticton Boys and Girls Clubs
1295 Manitoba Street, Penticton, BC VZA 4Z9
Area Director: Jennifer Anderson