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Okanagan Foster Parents Association

Proud to support Foster Parents of the Okanagan, Similkameen, and Shuswap


    Make a Difference – Become a Foster Parent

    There is a critical shortage of Foster Homes in the Okanagan Shuswap and Similkameen. You can become a Foster Parent and help children and families in your community if you are:


    • patient, loving and understanding
    • knowledgeable and experienced in meeting the needs of children
    • willing to train and improve your skills
    • supportive of children's needs to maintain family & cultural connections and
    • able to maintain a stable, structured and positive home environment


    Look here for information about becoming a Foster Parent:

    Attend an Information Session

    Find out how you can become a Foster Parent

Penticton

Afternoons: Jan 31, Mar 28, May 30, July 25, Sept 26, Nov 28,
Evenings: Feb 28, Apr 25, June 27, Aug 29,
For more information call 250-770-7524

Princeton

Mornings: May 9, Sept 12

For more information call 250-770-7524

Oliver

Afternoons: Feb 21, June 6, Sept 19

For more information call 250-770-7524


Kelowna

Afternoons: Mar 12, May 7,
Evenings: Feb 5, Apr 9, June 4
For more information call MCFD at 250-717-2070

Vernon

2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:30 to 8 PM
Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug 8, Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12
For more information call 250-558-0939

Salmon Arm

Contact 250-515-1522

    Call us to take the next step:


    South Okanagan, Similkameen:
    If you live in Princeton, Cawston, Keremeos, Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton, Naramata, or Summerland contact:


    Leann at Okanagan Foster Parents Association, 250-462-6907, SOKsupport
    Ministry of Children and Family Development 250-770-7524


    Central Okanagan:
    If you live in Lake Country, Kelowna, West Kelowna or Peachland contact:


    Cyndee at Okanagan Foster Parents Association, 250-870-8991, COKsupport
    Ministry of Children and Family Development, Kelowna 250-717-2070


    North Okanagan:
    If you live in Vernon, Armstrong, Falkland, Coldstream, Lavington, Lumby, or Cherryville contact:


    Carmen at Okanagan Foster Parents Association, 250-558-0939, NOKsupport
    Ministry of Children and Family Development, Vernon 250-558-2700

    Shuswap:
    If you live in Ashton Creek, Canoe, Enderby, Salmon Arm, or Sorrento contact:

    Carmen at Okanagan Foster Parents Association, 250-515-1522, Shuswapsupport
    Ministry of Children and Family Development, Salmon Arm 250-832-1655