John Howard Society Okanagan & Kootenay

Organization Type: Social & Community Services
Address: 1440 St Paul Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 2E6
Contact: Erin Pope
Phone: 250-317-8059
Website: https://johnhowardbc.ca/okanagan-kootenay/

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The John Howard Society of Okanagan & Kootenay is a registered charity and social service agency operating in the Okanagan community for more than 60 years. Our organization has a strong history of assisting individuals experiencing a variety of challenges and social issues such as poverty, homelessness, mental health concerns, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and involvement in the criminal justice system.

Our goal is to contribute to community wellness by offering services that support clients in a number of areas, including providing and assisting with housing, community reintegration, advocacy, support with mental health and addictions, while learning how to be accountable to others and responsible for themselves. It is important to have compassion balanced with strength so that we may provide the best in care for all of our program participants.

The work of JHSOK is possible because of the combined drive and effort of staff and volunteers, interagency collaboration, partnerships with funders, support by the community, and by the amazing and resilient people we serve.


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Kelowna Parole Volunteer Program

Organization: John Howard Society Okanagan & Kootenay
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: The Kelowna Parole Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers. Volunteers work with offenders to help with their successful reintegration into society. Possible areas of assistance include …Read More

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.


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