Most of our offices and facilities are open for business but closed to visitors. Please call ahead first. We will try to help you over the phone or arrange an appointment. Contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. Please remember that staff are working long hours and are doing their absolute best to help. Be kind. Be patient.
Chief and Council Contact Information
General inquiries to Chief and Council can be sent to these numbers or addresses:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, and you would like to speak to an OKIB nurse please call the Nurse Hotline at 250-241-7595. A nurse is available Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
OKIB Health is pleased to announce the opening of the new OKIB Medical Clinic, a primary care clinic established in partnership with Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice and Interior Health. The new clinic is located at the OKIB Health Centre on IR#1 and the services are available to members and their families both on and off reserve. OKIB now has a doctor on reserve three days per week. Call 250-503-0877 to book an appointment.
Safe re-opening procedures in place at OKIB facilities
Health Department and OHS staff develop safe reopening procedures and we need your cooperation.
OKIB offices are now open; however, the office doors will be locked and visitors and guests will require an appointment to visit the offices.
We will do our best to provide you with assistance over the phone, or we will arrange an appointment for you.
Department Contact Information
Contact OKIB departments at these numbers:
OKIB Medical Clinic
OKIB Health Centre (Golden Eagle Building)
76 Head of the Lake Road
Vernon BC V1H 2A4
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Social Development and Pre-employment Support Workers
Our social development staff and PESP workers are available to help with your needs. Contact us at these numbers and emails:
Employment & Training Coordinator
Pre-Employment Supports Caseworker (OKIB & WFN)
Pre-Employment Supports Caseworker (OIB & PIB)
Pre-Employment Supports Caseworker (LSIB & USIB)
Connect with us to receive daily updates
OKIB has several sources for information specifically for OKIB members. To keep up to date on events as they change, visit the OKIB COVID-19 web page for daily updates. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. And help us reach people who are not online through word of mouth.