Category Archives: Family Services

KCR’s Sponsor a Family – Christmas Program

We are still in need of Sponsors! Are you looking for a way to celebrate your holiday season with the spirit of giving? Do you want to make an impact on families in your community? You can sponsor a family this Christmas! Kelowna Community Resources offers the opportunity to reach out to those who need more » Continue Reading

BC Council for Families – Resources Handout

Resources, trainings and more for the families you serve The BC Council for Families is a provincial non-profit organization that trains family service professionals to facilitate family life education programs that strengthen and grow families, focusing on prevention. Programs Our current programs and trainings include: Nobody’s Perfect Parenting, My Tween and Me, Parent Child Mother more » Continue Reading

Breastfeeding Challenge 2015

Date: Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market – Green Space, Springfield Road & Dilworth Drive, Kelowna On Saturday October 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 am mothers and children at sites across Canada, the United States and other countries around the world, will come together to breastfeed their children. more » Continue Reading

Family Friend Program – Seeking Participants

The Family Friend Program provides mentorship, connection, resources, and ongoing support to single mothers and their children (under the age of 6). This program matches single mothers with trained volunteers for the purpose of mentorship and connection. In addition, we offer group events throughout the year to foster connection and a sense of belonging. The more » Continue Reading

Crisis Line – Looking for Volunteers

Are you looking for ways to learn and practice your listening and helping skills? You can enhance your theoretical knowledge with hands on experience by volunteering with the Crisis Line. Workers provide emotional support to people experiencing family and personal problems and mental health issues. The next training starts on May 7th. For more information more » Continue Reading

The Crisis Line – Not just for Crisis’

The Crisis Line’s trained volunteers provide support to individuals experiencing emotional or situational distress, relationship issues, and social isolation. The purpose of the line is to provide a “community safety net”, enabling individuals and families to manage mental health concerns and to provide a non-judgmental listening ear to those who could benefit from engaging in more » Continue Reading

The Crisis Line is looking for Volunteers!

The Crisis Line is looking for empathetic, reliable and committed people to answer calls from individuals in our community experiencing relationship problems, isolation, and mental health concerns. What we offer our volunteers: • A way to expand your academic/work experience and build your resume • Training that will enhance interpersonal and communication skills • A more » Continue Reading

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