The Public Safety section is responsible for providing promotions and services to enhance community safety. The section's services include Youth Recreation and Youth Justice workers.

OKIB's Comprehensive Safety Strategy

OKIB Youth Council

Calling all youth ages 14 to 25. The Okanagan Indian Band invites you to apply to the Okanagan Youth Leadership Council! Please read about the Youth Council and fill out the application form. It's a great way to develop leadership skills for the future.

Self-management Resources for Community Members

Follow this link to see a list of free resources that you can use to learn, support and self-manage mild to moderate mental health concerns. Information regarding the programs is taken directly from their websites and is in their words, wherever possible.

Okanagan Quick Links

Community Safety Information

Click here to read some tips on keeping your home, family and the community safe.

Educational Institutes

Okanagan College
UBC Okanagan
En’owkin Centre
School District #22
School District #23
School District #83
Open Door Education Centre
Alternate Schools Programs & Services

Community Supports

BC 211
North Okanagan Friendship Centre
Ki low Naw Friendship Society
Ookanakane Friendship Centre
Okanagan Training and Development Council
Native Courtworker, Vernon
Restorative Justice North Okanagan
Vernon Native Housing
Social Planning Council for the North Okanagan

Wellness Supports

First Nation Treatment Centre’s in BC


The Bridges Withdrawal Management Services
Phoenix Centre – Detox
Kuu-us Crisis Line Society
Archway Society for Domestic Peace
Hope Outreach
Cammy LaFleur Street Outreach Program
Turning Points Collaborative Society
North Okanagan Youth & Family Services Society
First Nation Health Authority
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
Health Link BC – Women’s Health Topics
Kelty Mental Health Resource – BC Children’s Hospital