If you feel anxious, or need someone to talk to, the Crisis Line is available 24/7. Help is just a phone call away at 1.888.353.2273 (1.888.353.CARE)

Wildfire Resources: If you have been affected by the recent wildfires please see the the following document for resources: CLICK HERE

How we're making a difference

Impact Report

2022 – 2023

Helping non-profits & volunteers achieve their potential

Delivered 24 workshops to 500+ participants. Okanagan Volunteer Fair: Connected 70 Organizations with more than 900 attendees. VolunteerConnector: Connected more than 684 volunteers to over 183 local organizations. Community Volunteer Income Tax Program: 10 volunteers filed tax returns for 400 people in 6 different languages. Created 4 publications: Get Involved Magazine, Holiday Activities Guide, Suicide Prevention Handbook, and the Street Survival Guide.

Strengthening families

Central Okanagan Family Hub: Provided 5,314 adults & 6,965 children with 22,137 meals, 480 group programs & events, 975+ referrals to health, food, housing, child development support, etc. Crisis Line: 9,880 calls and 2,024 texting interactions. Sponsor a Family: 165 Families (560 individuals) received support from 109 community members. Family Friend Program: 33 single parents connected with a Family Friend. Kids Count: 47 families supported with home visits by Family Outreach. SNAPP: 127 children were served, 24 children found their forever home. Adoption Centre of BC: 27 children went home to 24 adoptive families.

Integrating newcomers

1121 newcomers accessed settlement and integration services. 1968 migrant workers received one-on-one outreach. 59 participants were matched with settlement & employment mentors The Refugee Resettlement program welcomed 195 refugees from 13 countries. 662 participants received translation services. 33 team members speaking 30 languages, offered diverse culturally and language-specific services to participants facing multiple barriers.

Preparing people for the workforce

300 vulnerable participants received Employment Services supports. 8 employment programs supported individuals including those experiencing: diverse abilities, displacement/unhoused, newcomers to Canada, newcomer youth, and mature workers. 195 vulnerable participants obtained successful outcomes. Over 200 employer connections made resulting in a high volume of employment opportunities for our participants, while establishing KCR as a reliable source for local employers seeking skilled job seekers in a challenging labour market.


United Against Discrimination


If you are a victim, or a witness, of racism and discrimination, report the incident. In collaboration with UBCO with the support of UBC CUES fund, KCR Community Resources is collecting data to help develop a community protocol to address racism and discrimination in our communities.


Fill in the report online, email united@kcr.ca or call 250.763.8008 ext 253

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