Interior Region

Central Interior, Okanagan & Similkameen, Kootenays

Contact the Resource Centre nearest to you for services in local communities. Resource Centres are located in:

 

KamloopsKelowna | Penticton | Castlegar | Cranbrook

You can also call the First Link® Dementia Helpline at 1-800-936-6033. The helpline is available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information and support in Punjabi, call 1-833-674-5003 and in Cantonese or Mandarin, call 1-833-674-5007.

Upcoming education and events

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Central Interior

ServingKamloops, 100 Mile House, Adams Lake, Ashcroft, Barriere, Bella Coola, Cache Creek, Celista, Chase, Clearwater, Lillooet, Lytton, Merritt, Scotch Creek, Williams Lake

Alzheimer Resource Centre
405 - 235 1st Avenue
Kamloops, B.C.  V2C 3J4

To pick up information or make an in-person appointment, drop-in hours are Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to noon

Phone: 250-377-8200
Toll-free: 1-800-886-6946
Fax: 250-377-8484

Email: [email protected]

Mailing Address:

Alzheimer Society of B.C.
PO Box 277, Station M
Kamloops, B.C.  V2C 5K6

For information about upcoming education workshops, locations for support groups and other support in this area, see the First Link Bulletin for Central Interior. For locations of support groups, please contact the Resource Centre.

Family Caregiver Support Groups:

Found in: Ashcroft, Chase, Kamloops, Merritt, Williams Lake

Early Stage Support Groups:
Found in: Kamloops

Tele Support Group
For those who are unable to attend a support group in person, the tele-support group offers the opportunity to meet with others by phone.


 

North & Central Okanagan

Serving: Kelowna, Armstrong, Coldstream, Enderby, Lake Country, Lumby, Oyama, Peachland, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Sorrento, Vernon, West Kelowna
 

Alzheimer Resource Centre
307 - 1664 Richter Street
Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 8N3

To pick up information or make an in-person appointment, drop-in hours are Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 250-860-0305
Toll-free: 1-800-634-3399
Fax: 250-860-0418

Email: [email protected]

For a listing of upcoming education workshops, support groups and Minds in Motion locations in this area, see the First Link Bulletin for North and Central Okanagan. For locations of support groups, please contact the Resource Centre.

Family Caregiver Support Groups:
Found in: Enderby, Kelowna, Salmon Arm, Vernon

Early Stage Support Groups:
Found in: Kelowna, Vernon

Please contact the Resource Centre for locations.

Tele Support Group
For those who are unable to attend a support group in person, the tele-support group offers the opportunity to meet with others by phone.

South Okanagan & Similkameen

Serving: PentictonBridesville, Cawston, Greenwood, Keremeos, Oliver, Osoyoos, Princeton, Summerland

Alzheimer Resource Centre
104 - 35 Backstreet Boulevard
Penticton, B.C. V2A 1H7

To pick up information or make an in-person appointment, drop-in hours are Wednesdays, noon to 2:00 p.m. 

Phone: 250-493-8182
Toll-free: 1-888-318-1122
Fax: 250-493-6833
Email: [email protected]

For information about upcoming education workshops, locations for support groups and other support in this area, see the First Link Bulletin for South Okanagan & Similkameen. For locations of support groups, please contact the Resource Centre.

Family Caregiver Support Groups:
Found in: Keremeos, Oliver, Osoyoos, Penticton, Princeton, Summerland

Tele Support Group
For those who are unable to attend a support group in person, the tele-support group offers the opportunity to meet with others by phone.

West Kootenay

Serving: CastlegarBoswell, Grand Forks, Gray Creek, Midway, Nakusp, Nelson, Riondel, Salmo, Slocan, Trail, Kaslo, New Denver

Phone: 1-778-774-2133
Toll-free: 1-855-301-6742
Fax: 1-778-774-2134
Email: [email protected]
 

For information about upcoming education workshops, locations for support groups and other support in this area, see the First Link Bulletin for West Kootenay. For locations of support groups, please contact the Resource Centre.

Family Caregiver Support Groups
Found in: Grand Forks, Nelson, Trail

Tele Support Group
For those who are unable to attend a support group in person, the tele-support group offers the opportunity to meet with others by phone.

East Kootenay

Serving: Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Golden, Kimberley, Invermere

  For support in the East Kootenay region, please call the First Link® Dementia Helpline at 1-800-936-6033.

 

 

For information about upcoming education workshops, locations for support groups and other support in this area, see the First Link Bulletin for East Kootenay. For locations of support groups, please contact the Resource Centre.

Support Group – Tele Support Group
For those who are unable to attend a support group in person, the tele-support group offers the opportunity to meet with others by phone.

Education – Tele-workshops
Learn from home — participate in the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s free one-hour tele-workshops.


Last Updated: 08/09/2019