Community Resources

Local Resources – Shuswap Area

Women’s Emergency Shelter (SAFE Society)
250-832-9616
Children Who Witness Abuse (SAFE Society)
250-832-4474
Stopping the Violence Program (SAFE Society)
250-832-9700
Community Based Victim Services (SAFE Society)
250-832-0005
Outreach Program (SAFE Society)
250-832-4474
RCMP Based Victim Services (SAFE Society)
250-832-4453


Other Area Women’s Shelters

Kelowna: 250-763-1040
Kamloops: 250-374-6162
Vernon: 250-542-1122
Revelstoke: 250-837-1111

Lighthouse Homeless Shelter
250-832-9166
Open from November to March or April. Located behind Safeway, on corner of 5th Ave and 3rd Street SW. Doors open at 7 pm to 7 am with food provided.

The Shelter (Vernon)
250-558-5699
3303 32nd Ave (behind Staples). Opens 10 pm, doors close at 10:45 pm. Exit at 7 am.

Gateway Men’s Shelter (Vernon)
250-260-2792

Eagle Valley Community Resource Centre
250-836-3440


Crisis Line
250-833-1488
Salmon Arm Mental Health Services/Health Unit
250-833-4100
Monday to Friday, 9am to 4 pm


Child and Youth Mental Health Services
250-832-1719
Salmon Arm Addictions Services (Alcohol and Drug)
250-833-4103
Ministry of Children and Family Development, Salmon Arm office
250-832-1719
After-hours emergency: 1-800-663-9122


Neighbour Link
250-832-3272
Free furniture and household items. Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10 am to 2 pm.

Also Access to Justice program. ½ hour appointments with a lawyer for those who cannot afford a lawyer (and don’t qualify for legal aid).


Shuswap Family Resource Center
250-832-2170

Salvation Army (Food Bank)
Salmon Arm: 250-832-9194
Sicamous: 250-836-3440
Enderby: 250-838-6048
Armstrong: 250-546-3465

Second Harvest (Food Bank)
250-833-4011
Wednesdays 5-6 pm, Fridays 12-2 pm

The Good Food Box
250-832-2170

Shuswap Independent Living Association (SILA)
250-832-8477 ext. 121

Shuswap Immigrant Services
250-804-2726

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
250-832-8477

North Okanagan Shuswap Brain Injury Society (NOSBIS)
250-833-0369

Shuswap Association for Community Living (SACL)
250-832-3885

Community Living BC (CLBC)
250-832-1718

Aspiral Youth Partners
250-832-0108

Shuswap Children’s Association
250-833-0164

Mandella Project
250-832-0108

Goshen Consultants
250-832-3696

Work BC Center, Salmon Arm
250-804-4770

Shuswap Options for Sexual Health
250-833-9999


RCMP
Salmon Arm: 250-832-6044
Enderby: 250-838-6818
Sicamous: 250-836-2878
Armstrong: 250-546-3028
Sorrento/Celista/Anglemont/Scotch Creek: 250-679-3221
Revelstoke: 250-837-5255


Other Important Resources

Emergency Social Services
1-866-660-3194
Kids Help Phone
310-1234
Residential Tenancy Branch
1-800-665-8779
Employment Standards Branch
1-800-663-3316
Income Assistance
1-866-866-0100
Fax: 250-832-1727
BC Housing
1-800-257-7756
Fax: 604-439-4729
Health Link BC
8-1-1

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