child advocacy centre

Families gathered in Kelowna’s city park June 19, 2022 for the annual Boyd Father’s Day Car Show (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

A little mud on the tires after a rainy Father’s Day Car Show in Kelowna

A raffle for a car brought in $61,000 for the Child Advocacy Centre

 

(File photo/Black Press Media)

Kelowna-based Childhood Connections opens new centre supporting families

Drop-in childcare program is set to open later in the spring

 

Vernon’s Oak Child and Youth Advocacy Centre saw a sharp rise in reported cases of child abuse or sexual assault following periods of school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

‘We have a responsibility to intervene’: Pandemic worsens child abuse in Okanagan

The Oak Child and Youth Advocacy Centre has seen spikes in abuse cases following pandemic-induced school closures

 

The Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna was specifically designed to be welcoming and friendly. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna now operational

The centre’s executive director said they’re taking small steps towards growth

The Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna was specifically designed to be welcoming and friendly. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
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