John Rudy Health Resource Centre Association
The John Rudy Health Resource Centre Association is a registered non-profit charity since 2016. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community by addressing health literacy needs. We strive to empower people to take an active role in their health and that of their families by supporting them to obtain, understand and utilize health information and health services.
Individuals who may use our services will include, but are not limited to: seniors, individuals with low literacy skills, those with English as a second language, persons with disabilities, persons who are new to the community, people struggling with a health crisis and health care practitioners.
We operate a health resource centre that is accessible to the general public free of charge. Anyone seeking information and/or assistance in obtaining and understanding information regarding health services, resources and supports can drop in during open hours. Services will be offered at one or more alternating locations in Vernon on a set schedule, this includes the Okanagan Regional Library. Please see our website for dates and times.
Our services include:
Health Resource Library with print and web-based resources, computer/printer and staff to assist one find appropriate health info and services.
One-to-one support to use resource library, to read health literature, to complete health related forms and to assist in making health related phone calls.
Health Related Workshops periodically during the year.