PREP acts as an umbrella organization providing administration for a wide range of community-based services and programs, such as employment, mental health, literacy, community resource, and parenting support programs.

Community Resource Centre

The Powell River Community Resource Centre is a central location offering community programs and resources for all community members.

Programs include the Demonstration Garden, gardening and cooking workshops, the Harmony Cafe drop-in, computer access, volunteer opportunities, and monthly art exhibits. The Poverty Law Advocate is co-located at CRC… More Info

Family Place

Powell River Family Place / Resource Program welcomes all families with young children. It is a child-friendly, comfortable and safe place where families with young children can: meet and make new friends, gain a sense of community, and find on-going support and assistance to raise happy, healthy children… More Info

Career Link

Career Link assists job seekers and employers to achieve employment goals. The agency works with community partners to respond to emerging needs and opportunities with creativity and professionalism… More Info

Powell River Food Security Project

The Food Security Project (FSP) works to strengthen the capacity of the regional food system and increase food security for community members.… More Info

Powell River Literacy Council

The Literacy Outreach Coordinator (LOC) is supported by provincial funding, and is mandated to help increase local awareness of the importance of literacy, and literacy issues… More Info

Career Link

Community Adult Literacy & Learning is a one-on-one tutoring program for adults in Powell River. We match learners and volunteer tutors so that they can upgrade their skills in basic reading, writing, spelling, math or computers. All our services are free and confidential… More Info

The Powell River Diversity Initiative

The Powell River Diversity Initiative creates, sponsors, and promotes diversity-related projects and programs that increase awareness of diversity, provide diversity education and foster an inclusive and safe community. A community steering committee guides PRDI… More Info

Family Place

Sunshine Coast Treatment Services has been providing individual physician-directed methadone treatment services in Powell River since 2002. The program works in partnership with a certified physician, Vancouver Coastal Health - Public Health, and Ministry of Housing and Social Development… More Info

Babies Open New Doors - BOND

BOND is a Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program that promotes positive lifestyle choices for pregnant women in the Powell River area who have identified lifestyle risk factors… More Info

Babies Open New Doors - BOND

Immigrant Services Office

  • information and referral
  • consultation and crisis support
  • assisted access to services
  • assistance with immigration and other documents and forms… More Info

Babies Open New Doors - BOND

YACK is a FREE drop-in cooking group in Powell River, where young people (17-25 years old) can cook, eat, learn about food and meet people. No need to register, just come by and join a friendly group of people who like to cook and eat!… More Info