Important Centre Information
- 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.
All Foundry services have been modified and in some cases cancelled. We are providing most of our services virtually – over the phone or video chat. Please call us at 778-646-2292 for the most up to date information on service availability.
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.
- 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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Mental Health & Substance use Services
Our counsellors are available during drop-in hours to assist young people with their concerns. Counselling may lead to a referral for specialized service if the young person feels this would benefit them. These services are available Monday-Friday between 3:00pm-6:00pm.
Primary Care (Physical Health)
Our team of family doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses, specializing in youth health provide service on a drop-in and/or appointment basis.
Peer support workers with lived experience provide young people with help and support. They are available onsite during walk-in hours and can help young people on their path to wellness.
- Counselling and mental health supports
- Substance use supports
- Primary care (physical health)
- Youth and family peer support
- Employment support
- Legal advocacy
- Housing support
- Community connections and resources
- Group support and activities
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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