Youth Bed

The youth bed is a voluntary youth-centred service to provide shelter on an emergency basis to at risk female youth. 

The purpose of the youth bed is to:

  • Provide safety and shelter
  • Assist youth to identify risks, needs, and goals
  • Connect youth to agencies and organizations that can assist them with: obtaining identification, mental and physical health, housing, addictions, employment and education

Services we provide:

  • Secure safe shelter
  • Healthy meals
  • Private room and bathroom
  • Laundry
  • Counselling
  • Information and referral to community resources
  • Advocacy
  • Crisis support 24/7
Funding for this program provided by:

You Can Help

SOWINS relies in part on the generosity of people like you to help end the cycle of violence and abuse in the South Okanagan. Your contribution will make a difference in the life of a woman or child who has experienced or is at risk of violence and abuse.  Please give.

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Making an Impact


Bed Stays for Women in 2019


Bed Stays for Children in 2019


PEACE Program Sessions in 2019


Crisis Calls Answered in 2019


Shelter at Capacity for these days in 2019


Women and Children Turned AWAY in 2019