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Pathways Abilities Society

Organization Details

(250) 763 - 4837
(250) 763 - 4488
Year founded: 
Total Membership: 
Organization Region: 
Interior BC

Activity Services

Day Service

Provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills and abilities that promote self-esteem and independence through productive meaningful activities in recreation and leisure, volunteerism and life skill development.

Social Recreation Service

Provide community based evening and weekend social recreation opportunities to individuals to assist them in developing friendships.

Travel Club

Provide opportunities for individuals to travel; to rest, relax and have experiences outside their own community.

Independent Living

Provides assistance to individuals to enable them to live independently in their own homes.

Business Services

Provides opportunities for individuals to acquire knowledge and work skills in society owned businesses that either enhance the person’s ability to secure gainful employment in a time limited placement or provide the person with productive meaningful activity. Enables the society to subsidize the costs associated with not-for-profit service delivery.

Integrated Career Opportunities (ICO)

Provide opportunities for supported employment in community and through group work by teaching individuals the skills necessary to find, secure and maintain the employment of their choice. Services offer assessments, education, planning (discovery), skill development, support, on-site training and job coaching, monitoring, follow up and the retention required to find and maintain long term employment.

Residential Services

Provide a safe, respectful, healthy and supportive service to assist individuals to live interdependently in a manner that reflects their lifestyle choices.

Rental assistance: The Society administers 19 apartment rent supplements which allow people with limited incomes to live in apartments throughout our community.

Housing: Provide 24 hour support to assist individuals to live interdependently in their own home in the community.

Individualized Funding Service/Home Sharing

Provide services that are directed by the person with a disability, their family and/or support network. Funding is provided by the person, their family, their support network or CLBC.



Organization Address: 
123 Franklyn Rd, Kelowna, BC V1X 6A9
Board Members: 

President, Gail Meier

Staff Members: 

Executive Director, Charisse Daley ed@pathwayskelowna.ca