Publications: Community Services

Resources you’ll find on this page include:

New Publications

Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth
Children, Youth & Family – Mental Health & Substance Use
2014 Holiday Events Guide | 2014 Holiday Events Guide – Large Text

Community Services

Directory of Community Services | Step-by-Step Intro to the Online Database
Flu Clinics Guide | Media Resources Guide | Street Survival Guide
Public Access Computer Sites | Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth
Children, Youth & Family – Mental Health & Substance Use
Legal Services Guide | Brochures: Community Info Database and Community Information & Volunteer Centre

Events

Calendar of Events & Festivals in the Central Okanagan | Holiday Events Guide

For Service Providers

Basic Needs Resource Guide | Children & Youth with Special Needs Resource Guide
Suicide Prevention Handbook | Women’s Resource Guide
Adult Services Guide | Youth Services Guide | Apps for Special Education
Monthly Bulletin | Monthly Bulletin Archives

Volunteerism

Get Involved: Volunteering Central Okanagan Style | Volunteer Centre Column
Weekly eVent Banner AdThe Canadian Code of Volunteer Involvement
National Occupational Standards: For Managers of Volunteer Resources
Skills Plus: Bridging Volunteer Experience and Career Development
Why Volunteer? | Volunteering Checklist – What Interests You?
What skills do you want to share?
Brochure: Overview of Volunteer Management | Brochure: Fund Development Overview

 




 

New Publications

Download: Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth
Download: Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth (PDF)
The Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth Guide is a listing of information that will help families support children with mental health issues.
Download: Children, Youth & Family - Mental Health & Substance Use
Download: Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth (PDF)
The Children, Youth & Family – Mental Health & Substance Use Guide is a listing of information that will help professionals support children and their families with mental health issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Download: KCR’s 2014 Holiday Events Guide (PDF)
The Holiday Events Guide includes a list of free and low-cost activities during the Christmas season.
*This publication is available to view or download only
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Download: KCR’s 2014 Holiday Events Guide – Large Text (PDF)
The Holiday Events Guide – Large Text Version – includes a list of free and low-cost activities during the Christmas season.
*This publication is available to view or download only

 

 

 

Community Services

Directory of Community Services: Central Okanagan

Download: KCR Directory of Community Services
Download: View a SAMPLE of the KCR Directory of Community Services – Winter 2013 here

Provides detailed information on the programs and services in Lake Country, Kelowna, West Kelowna, Westbank and Peachland. This 300+ page directory outlines community, health and social service agencies, as well as federal, provincial and municipal government services. A Winter and Spring edition are published each year. You can purchase one edition of the Directory for $30.00. Click here to order a print Directory.

A database of community information is available online. Click here to search the online directory.

 

 

 

 

Database Update Instructions
Download: KCR’s Database Update Instructions (PDF)
A handy reference for adding, updating or deleting your Community Information record(s) or Volunteer Opportunities.
KCR's Flu Clinics Guide
Download: KCR’s Flu Clinics Guide (PDF)
When was the last time you had your flu shot?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCR's Media Resources Guide
Download: KCR’s Media Resources Guide (PDF)
The Media Resources Guide is a quick reference for local newspapers, magazines and online media in the Central Okanagan. KCR provides this FREE service to support your non-profit organization. Please submit your event ideas for Banner Ads and your volunteer recruitment for the Volunteer Centre column.
Download: KCR Street Survival Guide
Download: KCR’s Street Survival Guide (PDF)
The Street Survival Guide is a handy one-page publication with listings on where to find a meal, medical attention, clothing, a hot cup of coffee, or where to find a place to sleep for the night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download: Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth
Download: Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth (PDF)
The Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth Guide is a listing of information that will help families support children with mental health issues.

Download: Children, Youth & Family - Mental Health & Substance Use
Download: Mental Health Resources for Children & Youth (PDF)
The Children, Youth & Family – Mental Health & Substance Use Guide is a listing of information that will help professionals support children and their families with mental health issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download: KCR Legal Services Guide
Download: KCR’s Legal Services Guide (PDF)
The Legal Services Guide is a brief listing of legal assistance, advocacy, family law, housing, estates, credit, judicial, and online resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCR CIOC Database of Community Resources Brochure
Download: KCR’s CIOC Database of Community Resources Brochure (PDF)
KCR Community Information and Volunteer Centre Brochure
Download: KCR Community Information and Volunteer Centre Brochure (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

Events

View the KCR Calendar of Community Events
View the KCR Calendar of Community Events for the Central Okanagan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Download: KCR’s 2014 Holiday Events Guide (PDF)
The Holiday Events Guide includes a list of free and low-cost activities during the Christmas season.
*This publication is available to view or download only
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Download: KCR’s 2014 Holiday Events Guide – Large Text (PDF)
The Holiday Events Guide – Large Text Version – includes a list of free and low-cost activities during the Christmas season.
*This publication is available to view or download only

 

 

 

 

For Service Providers

Download: KCR Basic Needs Resource Guide (PDF)
Download: KCR’s Basic Needs Resource Guide (PDF)
Services are briefly explained and organized by primary needs such as food, clothing, housing, hygiene, outreach, and employment.
Download: KCR's Children and Youth with Special Needs Resource Guide for Service Providers (PDF)
Download: KCR’s Children & Youth With Special Needs Resource Guide for Service Providers (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download: Suicide Prevention Handbook (PDF)
Download: KCR’s Suicide Prevention Handbook (PDF)
Provides information on emergency programs and services in addition to suicide prevention guidelines for professionals.

Download: Women's Resource Guide (PDF)
Download: Women’s Resource Guide (PDF)
A list of organizations providing services directly concerning or related to women.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download: KCR Adult Services Guide (PDF)
Download: KCR’s Adult Services Guide (PDF)
A comprehensive guide for adults in need of clothing, food, shelter and other services in our community. Updated semi-annually. To print, please select legal paper, 2 sided print, flip on short edge.
KCR Youth Services Guide (PDF)
Download: KCR’s Youth Services Guide (PDF)
A handy guide for youth in need of clothing, food, and other helpful services. Updated semi-annually. To print, please select legal paper, 2 sided print, flip on short edge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download: Apps for Special Education (PDF)
Download: Apps for Special Education (PDF)
Provides a comprehensive list of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch apps for (Special) Education on subjects ranging from speech/language, sign language, organization/scheduling, reading/writing/math, music/song, art/photography, games, accessibility, early intervention, fine motor development, app collections, productivity, and remote desktop.
Download: Apps for Special Education (PDF)
Download: Supplementary List of Apps for Special Education (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Monthly Bulletin (internal link)
View the Monthly Bulletin in its new web-format on kcr.ca.

Click here to subscribe to the Monthly Bulletin using MailChimp by filling out your name and email.

Archives: Monthly Bulletin

 

 

 

Volunteerism

Get Involved 2014
Looking for more information on volunteering in the Central Okanagan? Check out the latest Volunteering Central Okanagan Style magazine newly released at the 2014 Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair.
Weekly eVent Banner Ad
Every Sunday, the Volunteer Centre banner ad is published in the eVent paper. We invite non-profit organizations to submit event information and partner with KCR in using this banner ad space. Click here to go to the eVent Banner Ad Archives Page, or click here to submit an event
Capital News Logo
Every Thursday, our Volunteer Centre column is published in the Capital News. Click here to go to the Volunteer Centre Column Archives Page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download the Canadian Code of Volunteer Involvement (PDF)
Volunteer Canada created the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement to support organizations that engage volunteers. The CCVI is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization. This includes volunteers working in leadership, direct service and virtual roles.
Download Link: National Occupational Standards – For Managers of Volunteer Resources (PDF)
Produced by the HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector. The National Occupational Standard provides a foundation for the further development of key human resource and career planning tools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download: Skills Plus for Volunteers (PDF)
Bridging Volunteer Experience and Career Development

Download: What skills do you want to share? (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Volunteer
Download: Why Volunteer? (PDF)
Volunteering Checklist - What Interests You?
Download: Volunteering Checklist – What Interests You? (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCR Overview of Volunteer Management Brochure
Download: KCR Overview of Volunteer Management Brochure (PDF)
KCR Overview of Fund Development Brochure
Download: KCR Overview of Fund Development Brochure (PDF)