Local Resources

Shuswap Resource List

Abused women’s shelters

Women’s Shelter 250.832.9616

Addiction services

Community Health Circle 250.835.4490

Alcohol and Drug Referral Services 800.663.1441

Adoption resource and support

Shuswap Family Resource Centre 250.832.2170

Birth Doulas

Please contact Holly Malashewsky at 250.804.1628

Breastfeeding pump and equipment suppliers

Pharmasave Home Health 250.832.2133

Breastfeeding support persons and groups

The Birthing Way 250.832.0071 and 250.804.1628

“Breastfeeding Matters in Salmon Arm” 250.804.1628 or 250.833.4100

Lactation Consultant- Nancy Smith 250.545.0013

Public Health Nurse/Lactation Consultant- Barb Henderson 250.833.4100

Child abuse protection agencies

Child Abuse Protection Services 250.310.1234

Childcare options

Shuswap childcare resource and referral 250.832.4191

Childbirth education classes

The Birthing Way 250.804-1628 or 832.0071

Okanagan College Continuing Education 250.804.8888

Children’s playgroups

Shuswap Family Centre 250.832.4191

Mother Goose Children’s Early Development Program

Salmon Arm/Enderby 250.832.6942

Sorrento 250.675.382

Chiropractors/Massage Therapists/Acupuncturists

Harbourfront Family Chiropractics 250.803.0224

Harbourfront Massage 250.833.1103

Trinity Holistic Therapy 250.832.6602

Holistic Health Centre 250.804.9427

Shuswap Acupuncture Centre 250.833.5899

Crisis centres

Crisis Centre for Emotional Crisis 250.833.1488

Community kitchen

The Family Centre 250.832.2170

Early intervention programs for babies with special needs

Shuswap Children’s Association 250.833.0164

Family development services

The Family Centre 250.832.2170

Health food stores

Pharmasave Natural Health Dept. 250.832.2133

Shuswap Health Foods 250.832.9998

Nature’s Bounty 250.675.4323

Nutter’s Bulk and Natural Foods 250.833.0144

Homebirth supplies

Pharmasave Home Health 250.832.2133

Mama Goddess Birth Shop www.mamagoddessbirthshop.com


Shuswap Lake General Hospital 250.833.3600

Immunization services and information

Interior Public Health Unit 250.833.4100


Okanagan Regional Library 250.832.6161

Silver Creek branch 250.832.4719

Maternity/nursing wear and parenting products

Nurtured By Nature~ All Natural Parenting Products 250.803.4391 www.nurturedbynatureparenting.ca  


Okanagan Midwifery Care 250.503.5133

Mighty Oak Midwifery 250.851.6924

Born NaturallyMidwifery 250.550.6850

Naturopathic/Homeopathic services

Dr. Lynne Fulton naturopathic physician 250.546.2522

Dr. Roger Gervais naturopathic physician 250.833.0997

Jude Dawson homeopathic practitioner 250.804.0104

Public health nursing

Interior Public Health Unit 250.833.4100

BC Nurse Line 866.215.4700

Parenting classes

Baby Talk 250.833.4100

Photographers (specializing in maternity and children)

The Birthing Way 250.804.1628

Lila Karmali 250.463.9979

Pregnancy outreach services

The Family Centre 250.832.2170

Prenatal/Postpartum exercise classes

Namaste Yoga and Wellness Centre 250.832.3647

Prenatal Yoga at The Yoga Shed 250.832.4324

Shuswap Core Pilates 250.804.0393

Salmon Arm Recreation Centre 250.832.4044

Poison control centre

Poison control 800.567.8911

If you would like to add a resource to our list please contact us.