KCR COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Registered Name: KELOWNA COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

Business Number: 118880665RR0001

Vision

A community where individuals and families are supported in leading healthy, productive and fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

KCR Community Resources (KCR) is a socially-responsive Agency dedicated to meeting community, government and individual needs.

About KCR - COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Kelowna Community Resources Society, KCR, has been serving the Kelowna and area since 1983. We are an incorporated Society and a Registered Charity. KCR is a BC registered legal entity. We are accredited by CARF International.

During 2016-2017,

15 children found forever homes

27 children in care gained life books and permanency planning

4,644 crisis line callers received support

27 first time parents learned positive parent/ child interactions

12 families gained a family friend for mentoring

14,662 people found needed community services

1,514 people completed profiles to find volunteer positions

57 people completed essential skills and job readiness programs

1,422 newcomers accessed services and learned about Canada

 

We host over 20 programs in 4 service departments dealing with:

Adoption and Family,

Immigrant,

Employment,  and

Community. 

 

All of our programs foster independence and self-reliance. We promote diversity in ethnicity, faith, social status an economic background.

We support our participants to find physical, economic and social connections in our community. We deal with issues affecting marginalized people.

We advocate for understanding, acceptance, recognition of strength and contribution. We know that people are resilience. They find the strength to overcome when given opportunities.

We work closely with voluntary organizations, not for profit societies, charities, businesses, and governments. We address gaps to make Kelowna and area a more inclusive community.

KCR has 9 directors on our governance board. Our staff fills 33 full-time positions. We are supported by 275 volunteers.

Our budget is over $2 million. Funding comes from fee for service, donations, private funding, grants, and all levels of government.

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