Exhibitors
Exhibitor Organization:
SOWINS

Address:
#102, 1027 Westminster Avenue West
Penticton, BC
V2A 1L4

Tel: 250-493-4366

Website:
www.sowins.com

Booth:
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre (82)
Organization Description:
Our services are provided to individuals who have experienced, or who are at risk of experiencing violence or abuse in the South Okanagan. Our programs provide shelter, safety and support by helping individuals recognize, understand and overcome the impacts of abuse.

How we help
No referral is necessary
Our services are free & confidential

Crisis Line 250-493-7233 / 1-800-814-2033
The 24-hour Crisis Line provides support for women who are experiencing or at risk of abuse.

Emergency Shelter       250-493-7233 / 1-800-814-2033
The Transition House located in Penticton provides shelter for women and their children. It is staffed 24 hours a day and offers enhanced security.

Female Youth Bed       250-493-7233 / 1-800-814-2033
Free and confidential temporary safe shelter for female youth, to begin recovery and explore options for the future. At a confidential location in Penticton with enhanced security features, is open to accept youth 24-7-365

Counselling
We offer individual counselling, advocacy, referrals and support for women who have experienced or are at risk of abuse.

Children Counselling     
Free intervention program for children and youth ages 5-18 who have witnessed/experienced emotional, mental and/or physical abuse.

Healing and Life Skills Pre-Employment Program    
Six week workshop focused on healing and readiness for employment, education or training.

SAFExst Program    
The SAFExst Program provides dedicated support to help clients who want to exit sexual exploitation by providing safety, shelter and support.