Support Groups & Associations

Support Groups & Associations

Central Okanagan Association for Cardiac Health (COACH)
Phone: 250-763-3433
Suite 204 – 2622 Pandosy Street, Kelowna BC, V1Y 1V6
Cardiac Rehabilitation for high risk primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Heart and Stroke Foundation, BC and Yukon  
Phone: 250-860-6275
Toll-free: 1-866-432-7833
Suite 4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna BC, V1Y 9M9

Canadian Blood Services
Phone: 250-448-8057
Toll-free: 1-888-332-5663
Suite 103 1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna BC, V1Y 9T1

Canadian Diabetes Association, Interior Regional Office  
Phone: 250-762-9447
Toll-free: 1-888-628-9494
Offers education and services, advocates on behalf of people with diabetes, supports research and translates research into practical application.

Alzheimer Society of BC, Kelowna Branch
Phone: 250-860-0305  1-800-634-3399
Suite 307 1664 Richter Street, Kelowna BC, V1Y 8N3
Helps those concerned with or facing dementia.

Dementia Caregiver Education Series  
Offers educational sessions for the caregivers of people who have dementia. Topics include changing roles and responsibilities, planning for the future and take of yourself as a caregiver.

Phone: 250-763-1191
Toll-free: 1-800-563-2642
Suite 101-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna BC, V1Y 2E6
Provides programs and services, low vision assessments, independent living skills, mobility training, adaptive technology, consumer products, research, peer support and one of the world’s largest libraries for people with print disabilities.

Pathways Abilities Society (formerly Kelowna and District Society for Community Living)  
Phone: 250-763-4837
555 Fuller Avenue,  Kelowna, BC V1Y 7W8
Assists people with disabilities to reach their individual goals and contribute as equal members of the community.

Pathways Abilities Society (formerly Kelowna Diversified Industries)
Phone: 250-763-4915
555 Fuller Avenue,  Kelowna, BC, V1Y 7W8
Provides employment opportunities for individuals who have barriers to traditional employment * KDSCL contracts with community employers * individuals work under the supervision and support of Pathways for part of or their entire shift * manufactures and sells survey stakes and tree spreaders * manages the “Lost and Found” stolen bike program for the City of Kelowna * handles the release of bikes from RCMP.

St. John Ambulance, Kelowna Branch  
Phone: 250-762-2840
Toll-free: 1-866-321-2651
Offers volunteers with extensive Medical first Responder training, for various community events and functions.