Service Providers: Other
Okanagan Regional Library
Established in 1936, the Okanagan Regional Library includes 29 branches serving an area of 23,000 square miles, from Golden to the U.S. border. We have over 222,000 cardholders who borrow more than 3.3 million items annually. In 2005:
The mission of the Okanagan Regional Library District is to provide equitable access to relevant educational, recreational, and cultural library resources in order to enhance and enrich the lives of community residents.
Downtown Vernon Association
The Downtown Vernon Association is in the business of "promoting Downtown Vernon to the region as a unique and dynamic destination for entertainment, goods and services".
Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society
Vernon & District Immigrant Services Society (VDISS) is a non-profit society, assisting Immigrants, Refugees, Visible Minorities and First Generation Canadians and their families with their settlement and integration into Canadian society.
We have been assisting our clients in the Vernon area since 1996, and in 2005 expanded to offer our existing Employment Services in Kelowna.
People In Need (P.I.N.) Crisis Intervention Society
Working With the Community to Support People in Need
Why our service is so critical
We never know when a crisis is going to come our way, so knowing that there is always someone there to support us is critical. Our callers are from all walks and stages in life, in all kinds of situations.
The John Howard Society of Canada
Mission: Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime.
The John Howard Society of BC
The John Howard Society of BC is an association of 9 regional societies operating in 15 communities throughout the province. The society offers a wide range of programs and activities for adults and youths involved in conflict with the law.
WHO WE ARE
We are a non-profit society founded in 1969, dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents of the North Okanagan by addressing the social, health, economic and environmental needs of the community.
North Okanagan Restorative Justice Program
Builds strong communities by repairing harm and strengthening relationships resulting from conflict and crime and provides a regional approach to participating communities in the implementation of an alternative to existing systems that resolve conflict.
Connections Career Centre
3309C - 31st Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 2H4 www.connectionscentre.ca
What is Connections Career Centre?
Connections Career Centre, a division of Community Futures North Okanagan, is here to help young people like you take steps forward to find employment. Connections is committed to helping you prepare for, obtain and maintain employment.
The WorkFirst program of the John Howard Society of the North Okanagan/Kootenay Region of BC can assist you in your efforts to obtain a pardon with information or actual assistance in preparing the application.