North Okanagan Youth and Family Services (NOYFSS) is a registered, non-profit, charitable organization that has been serving families of the North Okanagan since 1974.
NOYFSS provides counselling and support services to individuals and families in our community through a variety of community based and residential programs FREE OF CHARGE. We are wheelchair accessible, and are a certified AMSSA Safe Harbour location. NOYFSS is committed to removing barriers for individuals with (and not limited to) physical/mental/developmental exceptionalities, sensory problems (i.e. visual, auditory, etc.), poverty and language/cultural needs. We are also a nut and fragrance free facility.
It is our mission to serve our community by providing a broad range of programs which promote, nurture and protect the healthy development of our children, youth and their families.
Accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), NOYFSS is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors who provide direction and expertise to the organization.
NOYFSS is primarily funded through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), Interior Health Authority, The Ministry of Attorney General, School District 22, Gaming, community partners and donations. North Okanagan Youth and Family Services is audited annually to ensure continued fiscal responsibility.