Articles

Cultural Awareness In Our Community

Piers recently attended the Housing First for Indigenous and Metis Peoples Workshop at the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society.  Through this, not only were we reminded of the importance of partnership and connection within our community, but also of the need for cultural...

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Vicarious Trauma

Vicarious Trauma

It is important to remind ourselves about self-care during our busy lives. We can easily get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of our daily responsibilities, that we forget about our own health – physical, mental, and/or emotional.  Self-care is especially...

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Us & Them

Us & Them

I had the opportunity to see the Documentary, Us & Them, at the Kelowna Community Theatre last week. Krista Loughton - writer and producer - did an amazing job at putting together a reminder of how important it is to build relationships and lift each other up in...

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Inclusivity Month

Inclusivity Month

What does it mean to be inclusive in the workplace? It means that everyone is treated with respect and equality, and each person has equal rights to opportunities and resources that arise. It is important to recognize diversity in order to play to each staff member’s...

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Community Service

We have been fortunate to partner with the Westbank United Church, administering our programs from their facility in West Kelowna.  When we agreed to rent our office within their building, we weren’t fully aware of all of the services being delivered from the church. ...

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Reflecting on AccessAbility Week

May 28 to June 3, 2018 marked AccessAbility week in British Columbia, celebrating and highlighting the importance of inclusion, acceptance and accessibility for those with disabilities in British Columbia.  The week was about raising awareness around accessibility and...

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Home

Re-posting new link Walking around Vancouver this past week, I was interested to see the large number of homeless calling downtown Vancouver home.  There were folks literally setting up living areas on the sidewalk, some with book shelves, comfortable looking beds,...

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Community Partnerships

At Piers we believe strongly that partnership development is critical.  We develop and maintain innumerable partnerships throughout the course of our working lives, and in light of the importance of this topic,  we decided that this article warranted a re-post.  ...

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KELOWNA
205-478 Bernard Avenue,
Kelowna, BC V1Y 8R2

Tel: (250) 762-3494
Fax: (778) 478-0133
Email:

info@pierspartners.ca

 

 

PENTICTON
95-246 Martin Street,
Penticton BC V2A 5K3

Tel: (250) 490-8696
Fax: (778) 478-0133
Email:

info@pierspartners.ca

 

 

WEST KELOWNA
3672 Brown Road,
West Kelowna BC V4T 1P7

Tel: (250) 878-2740
Fax: (778) 478-0133
Email:

info@pierspartners.ca

 

 

VERNON
3006 34th Street,
Vernon, BC V1T 5X5

Tel: (236) 426-3838
Fax: (778) 478-0133
Email:

info@pierspartners.ca