Kamloops Family Services Contact Information

Pregnant? Caring For You and Your Baby

  • Interior Community Services: 250-554-3134
    Baby's Head Start & First Steps
    www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca 
  • Interior Health – Healthy from the Start Prenatal Registry
    Ask questions / get support:  1-855-868-7710
    www.interiorhealth.ca/HealthyFromTheStart
  • Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society: 250-376-1617
    www.kafs.ca 
  • Kamloops YMCA-YWCA Early Years Centre / Child Care Resource and Referral: 250-376-4771
    www.kamloopsy.org
  • La Leche League (info on local resources): 1-800-665-4324
    www.lllc.ca 
  • Mothers for Recovery: 250-377-6890
    www.kfrs.ca 
  • Public Health Maternity Care Program: 250-851-7362
  • Pre/Post Natal Mental Health Services: 250-851-7450
  • Public Health: 250-851-7300
    • Child Care Licensing
    • Lift the Lip (dental clinic)
    • Breastfeeding Centre
    • Immunization
    • Next Step Drop-In
       

Looking for Information and Support with Special Needs?

  • Child & Youth Mental Health (North Shore): 250-554-5800
    www.kamloops.cmha.bc.ca 
  • Child & Youth Mental Health (South Shore): 250-371-3648
    www.kamloops.cmha.bc.ca 
  • Children's Therapy & Family Resource Ctr: 250-371-4100
    www.kamloopschildrenstherapy.org 
    • Occupational & Physiotherapy, Speech & Language,
    • Autism Diagnostic Clinic, Family Resources,
    • Supported Child Development, Kamloops
    • Autism Program
  • Insight Support Services: 250-554-0085
    • Autism Supports
    • Behaviour Consultation
    • Family Support Services
    • FASD Key Worker
  • Interior Health Nursing Support Services: 250-851-7300
    www.interiorhealth.ca 
    • Referrals and assessments
  • Kamloops Infant Development Program: 250-371-4140
    www.kamloopsinfantdevelopment.ca 
  • Public Health (Speech, Audiology, Nutrition, Dental): 250-851-7300
    www.interiorhealth.ca
  • Secwepemc Child & Family Services: 250-314-9669
    www.secwepemcfamilies.org -
  • White Buffalo Aboriginal Health Society & Resource Centre: 250-554-1176

Looking for Child Care or Preschool?

  • Kamloops YMCA-YWCA Early Years Centre / Child Care Resource & Referral: 250-376-4771
    www.kamloopsy.org 
    • Preschool and Child Care Information
    • Child Care Subsidy Support and Information
    • Toy Lending Library

Looking for Family Education and Support?

  • Boys and Girls Club - Family Development Programs: 250-554-5437
    www.bgckamloops.com 
  • Children's Therapy & Family Resource Centre: 250-371-4100
    www.kamloopschildrenstherapy.or
  • Family Tree Family Centre: 250-377-6890
    www.kfrs.ca 
  • Insight Support Services: 250-554-0085
  • Interior Community Services: 250-554-3134
    www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca 
    • Families First, Early Connections, Healthy Beginnings
  • Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society: 250-376-1617
    www.kafs.ca 
  • Kamloops Infant Development Program: 250-371-4140
  • Kamloops YMCA-YWCA Early Years Centre / Child Care Resource & Referral: 250-376-4771
    www.kamloopsy.org
    Early Learning Centre / Child Care Resource & Referral / Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program 
  • Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services : 250-554-9486
  • Make Children First: 250-554-3134
    www.makechildrenfirst.ca 
  • Secwepemc Child & Family Services: 250-314-9669
    www.secwepemcfamilies.org 
  • White Buffalo Aboriginal Health Society & Resource Centre: 250-554-1176

Looking For Play, Early Literacy and Program Opportunities?

  • Boys & Girls Club - Bright Red Book Bus (July & August, various locations): 250-554-5437
    www.bcgkamloops.com 
  • City of Kamloops Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services: 250-828-3500
    www.kamloops.ca 
  • Family Tree Drop-In Program (downtown): 250-377-6890
    www.kfrs.ca 
  • Kamloops Early Language & Literacy Initiative (KELLI): 250-554-3134
    www.interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca 
    • Parent-Child Mother Goose Programs
  • Kamloops YMCA-YWCA Early Years Centre / Child Care Resource & Referral: 250-376-4771
    www.kamloopsy.org 
    • Baby Rhyme Time
    • Toy Lending Library
    • Interactive Early Years Drop In Centre
  • Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services: 250-554-9486
  • StrongStart Programs (Drop In) 
    • A.E. Perry Elementary: 250-376-6224
    • Arthur Hatton Elementary: 250-376-7231
    • Marion Shilling Elementary: 250-372-7795
    • Summit Elementary: 250-372-1224
    • Haldane Elementary (Chase): 250-679-3269
    • Raft River Elementary (Clearwater): 250-674-2218
    • Barriere Elementary: 250-672-9916
  • Thompson-Nicola Regional District Library System
    www.tnrdlib.ca 
    • Kamloops Main Branch: 250-372-5145
    • North Kamloops Branch: 250-554-1124

Do You Have a Question About Safety?

  • BCAA Car Seat Information: 1-877-247-5551
  • Kamloops RCMP: 250-828-3000
  • Safe Start Injury Prevention Program: 1-888-331-8100

Aboriginal Services

  • Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society: 250-376-1617
    www.kafs.ca 
  • Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services: 250-554-9486
  • Qwemtsin Health Society: 250-314-6732
    www.qwemtsin.org 
  • Secwepemc Child & Family Service: 250-314-9669
    www.secwepemcfamilies.org 
  • White Buffalo Aboriginal Health Society & Resource Centre: 250-554-1176

Other Important Phone Numbers and Help Lines:

  • Emergency Help: 911
  • 24 hour Crisis Call Line: 1-888-353-2273
  • BC Kids Help Line: 250-310-1234
  • Child & Youth Mental Health (North Shore): 250-554-5800
  • Child & Youth Mental Health (South Shore): 250-371-3648
  • Health Link BC: 811
    • Registered nurse, pharmacist, dietician
  • Ministry of Children & Family Development: 250-371-3600
  • Poison Control: 1-800-567-8911
  • RCMP Victims Services: 250-828-3223
  • Royal Inland Hospital: 250-374-5111
  • Victims Information Line: 1-800-563-0808
  • Y Women's Emergency Shelter: 250-374-6162