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)

COVID-19 Update: Our team is continuing to deliver the highest level of service possible during the COVID-19 crisis and we are following all health & safety protocols.

How we're making a difference

Impact Report

2021 – 2022

Helping non-profits & volunteers achieve their potential

Delivered 23 workshops to 378 participants. Okanagan Volunteer Fair: Connected 54 Organizations with more than 800 attendees. VolunteerConnector: Connected more than 630 volunteers to over 227 volunteer positions. Community Volunteer Income Tax Program: 13 volunteers filed tax returns for 327 people. Created 4 publications: Get Involved Magazine, Holiday Activities Guide, Suicide Prevention Handbook, Street Survival Guide.

Strengthening families

Central Okanagan Family Hub: Assisted 4826 adults and 6274 children with 16 590 meals, 396 group programs, 658+ referrals to health, food, housing, child development supports & more. Crisis Line: 12 360 interactions & introduced Crisis TEXT Line Sponsor a Family: Served 138 Families & 438 Individuals. Family Friend Program: 16 single parents connected with a family friend. Kids Count: 38 families supported with home visits by Family Outreach. SNAPP: 30 Children found their forever home. Adoption Centre of BC: Made dreams of a family come true for 11 families

Integrating newcomers

844 newcomers accessed settlement and integration services, connecting them to the community. 900 migrant workers received one-on-one outreach. 54 matches for Settlement & Employment mentorships. 22 team members, speaking 25 languages, were able to offer diverse culturally and language specific services to participants facing multiple barriers.

Preparing people for the workforce

11 Employment Programs were active. 333 Vulnerable participants received support. 114 vulnerable participants secured meaningful employment positively impacting the employer community and local 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 ac.rcknull@detinu or call 250.763.8008 ext 253

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