Campus And Community Resource Directory

Emergency Numbers | Community Contact Numbers | Other Resources

Emergency Numbers

  Times Available Kelowna Vernon Penticton Salmon Arm
Crisis/Suicide Line 24 hours 1-888-353-2273
(Toll-free)

1-888-353-2273
(Toll-free)

1-888-353-2273
(Toll-free)

1-888-353-2273
(Toll-free)

Mental Health 8:30am - 4:30pm 250-868-7788 250-549-5737 250-770-3555 250-833-4102
Mental Health
(after hours)
24 hours

Available via Crisis Line - 24 hours

Available via Crisis Line - 24 hours

Available via Crisis Line - 24 hours

Available via Crisis Line - 24 hours

OC Counselling Services  
250-762-5445 ext. 4119 250-545-7291
ext. 2208
250-492-4305
250-832-2126
OC Emergency First Aid - Campus Security 24 hours
- blue security phones
- 250-762-5445 ext. 6699
- 250-317-2435 (available after hours)
- or call 911

- blue security phones
- 250-762-5445 ext. 6699
- 250-317-2435 (available after hours)
- or call 911

- blue security phones
- 250-762-5445 ext. 6699
- 250-317-2435 (available after hours)
- or call 911

- blue security phones
- 250-762-5445 ext. 6699
- 250-317-2435 (available after hours)
- or call 911

Ambulance 24 hours 911 911 911 911 or 250-833-0188
Fire 24 hours 911 911 911 911 or 250-803-4060
R.C.M.P. 24 hours 911 911 911 911 or 250-832-6044
Boys & Girls Club Emergency Shelter for Youth (ages 13-18) 24 hours Daytime phone 8:00am-6:00pm 250-868-8541 ext. 201

Overnight phone (6:00pm-8:00am)
250-868-8541 ext. 202

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VictimLINK 24 hours 1-800-563-0808
(Toll-free)

1-800-563-0808
(Toll-free)

1-800-563-0808
(Toll-free)
1-800-563-0808
(Toll-free)

Sexual Violence

Victim Link 1-800-563-0808; available 24 hours a day.
RCMP 911; 24 hour emergency service.
Kelowna General Hospital 250-862-4000
Vernon Jubilee Hospital 250-545-2211
Penticton Regional Hospital 250-492-4000
Shuswap Lake General Hospital - Salmon Arm 250-833-3600

Physical Violence

RCMP 911; 24 hour emergency service.
Women's Emergency Shelter 250-763-1040
RCMP Victim Assistance Program 250-470-6242

First Aid

Poison Control 1-800-567-8911
For off campus emergencies, please contact your local hospital emergency department.



 Community Contact Numbers

Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco

Alcohol and Drug Info Line 1-800-663-1441
Alcoholic's Anonymous 250-763-5555
BC Smokers Help Line 1-877-455-2233 (Toll-free)
The Crossing Point - formerly Crossroads - http://www.xrdstc.net/                           
250-878-5806 or
1-866-413-3667 (Toll-free)
Kelowna Mental Health & Substance Use
250-870-5777 or
250-868-7788
Narcotics Anonymous 1-877-604-7613 (Toll-free)
Outreach Health Services
(Needle Exchange Program, Drug and Alcohol Counselling)
250-868-2230
The Bridge Youth and Family Services - http://www.thebridgeservices.ca/
(young adult addiction services plus other programs)
250-763-0456


Pregnancy

Sex Sense Line (9:00am-9:00pm)                                                                 
1-800-Sex-Sense (1-800-739-7367)
Kelowna Health Unit 250-868-7700
Outreach Health Services 250-868-2230
Options for Sexual Health 250-712-6400

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Centre for Disease Control (Sexual Health Line) - http://www.stiresource.com
(8:30am-4:00pm M-F)
1-888-488-7444 (Toll-free)
or 604-707-5603
Kelowna Health Unit (STI Clinic) 250-868-7700
Living Positive Resource Centre (HIV and Hepatitis C Resources)
http://www.positivelivingbc.org/organization/living-positive-resource-centre-okanagan
778-753-5830
Outreach Health Services 250-868-2230



Nutrition

Health Link BC (Dietician Services)
1-800-667-3438 (Toll-free)
KELTY Mental Health Resource Centre - http://www.keltyeatingdisorders.ca
(also metal health services - some youth to age 25; some adult)
http://www.keltymentalhealth.ca/
1-800-665-1822 (Toll-free)
Kelowna Mental Health and Substance Use
250-868-7788
Overeater's Anonymous http://www.oa.org/
250-868-8071
re: Monday meetings (Colleen)
250-861-4640
re: Saturday meetings (Theresa)


Mental Health

BC Schizophrenic Society 250-868-3119
Canadian Mental Health Association 250-861-3644
Mental Health 250-868-7788
Reachout Youth Counselling Centre 250-763-7892



Other Resources

HealthLink BC
8-1-1; available 24 hours /day
Diabetes Education Clinic 250-980-1406
Hospice (Grieving) 250-763-5511
Kelowna Community Resources 250-763-8008
Kelowna Food Bank 250-763-7161
Kelowna General Hospital 250-862-4000
For areas outside Kelowna, check the yellow pages for your local hospital.
Medical Services Plan 1-800-663-7100
Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society 250-763-4905
OC Student Health Plan 250-862-5483
Okanagan Metis and Aboriginal Housing Society 250-763-7747
Public Health Nursing
Kelowna Health Unit 250-868-7700
Rutland Health Unit 250-980-4825
Westbank Health Unit 250-980-5150
Salvation Army Community and Family Services
http://www.kelownasalvationarmy.ca/
250-765-3450