Counselling Services available to OSS students
Desert Sun Counselling. Students can be referred by OSS and referral needs to be submitted and approved by the SBO.
Child Youth and Mental Health (CYMH) The referral process and initial intake call is done over the phone or in person at the Oliver or Penticton office 250-487-4422
The Foundry in Penticton is a “one stop shop” for services. Please see website:
Helpful websites for students and parents:
http://www.NeedHelpNow.ca - a safe place for teens to turn when they have had unwanted images or videos shared.
http://www.KidsInTheKnow.ca - a personal safety education program.
http://www.Commit2Kids.ca - campaigns against child abuse.
http://www.Cybertip.ca - Canada's tip line to report sexual exploitation of children.