Foundry Penticton

Foundry Penticton offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.
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Contact

person Foundry Penticton location_on 501 Main Street,
Penticton, BC
V2A 5C6
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phone 778-646-2292 email FoundryPenticton@OneSkyCommunity.com

Walk-in services

Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Access

All young people 12-24 with valid BC MSP cards can access Foundry services.

Important Centre Information

Foundry centres are now re-introducing in person services, but will continue to offer select services virtually – over the phone or video chat. Please call your local Foundry centre for the most up to date information on service availability. Please call Foundry Penticton at 778-646-2292 for the most up to date information on service availability.

At this time Foundry Penticton will remain open with the following changes:
  • We have still taking all walk-in services including: Primary Care, Counselling, Access & Intake, Youth Navigation & Peer Support.
  • Primary Care, Access & Intake services are still available by appointment.
  • We will be spacing out our appointment times in order to reduce congestion and accommodate social distancing in our waiting area.
  • All Foundry Penticton and Partner groups are suspended.
  • Staff are examining ways to utilize technology in order to bridge any gaps where possible.

The safety, health and well-being of our young people and their families, staff and our community partners is our top priority.  We’ve taken a number of measures at Foundry centres to ensure we are aligned with BC Centre for Disease Control’s recommendations. A few of these measures include:

  • Plexiglass barriers at reception desk and waiting areas seating being spread out to accommodate for physical distancing
  • Staff members practicing physical distancing and being equipped with person protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, etc.
  • Adjusting service hours to decrease number of people in center at once
  • Hand sanitizer or alcohol-based hand rub being available throughout the centre
  • Thorough cleaning of all shared equipment (including Toolbox iPads) after each client and all other areas of centre cleaned multiple times throughout the day

Resources available regarding COVID-19

  • If you are looking for non-medical information about COVID-19 – you can call 1 888 COVID19 seven days a week, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Information is available in more than 110 languages.
  • BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool  was created by the BC Ministry of Health to help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.
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Services

  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use
  • Primary Care
  • Peer Support
  • Social Services

All young people 12-24 with valid BC MSP cards can access Foundry services.

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Partnerships

Hosted by the OneSky Community Resources, Foundry Penticton unites partner organizations that will address the health and wellness needs of young people aged 12 to 24 and their families.

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