Therapeutic Work Programs
OMHSS has 2 programs to help our clients gain the skills to increase their ability to obtain and maintain meaningful employment. This, in turn, supports their mental and overall health. Our work programs help to bridge the gap that links our clients’ desire to work, with opportunities to do so – in a modified and supportive environment.
- Yard By Yard
- Room By Room
A BC Registered Assisted Living Home
Coral House is a 10-bed residence designed to provide short-term intensive rehabilitative support. The House is for assigned individuals who have just been released from the hospital, are experiencing crisis, and are in need of extra support. Staff are available 24 hours per day to assist residents as needed. Coral House is a registered assisted living home with the Province of BC.
Supportive Housing Availability
Referrals are received from Interior Health.
Supportive Housing Programs
Okanagan Mental Health Services Society operates 5 centrally-located, community-based supportive housing homes in the Kelowna area. Each home receives referrals for new residents from Interior Health. The homes provide people with mental health issues the support and life skills they need to live safely, to live meaningful lives, and to be part of the community. All homes are staffed throughout the day (Coral House has 24 hour staff).
- Comfortable, safe, home environments that support the independence of all residents
- Each home accommodates an average of 6 residents
- Rehabilitation services are provided, that establish goals based on the individual’s needs, preferences & life choices
- Daily support delivered by qualified, caring staff
- Free social activities
- Life Skills Training