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Disabilities



Advocacy & Support

North Shore Disability Resource Centre

  • 604.985.5371
  • Therapy Services, North Shore Office 778-729-0466
  • www.nsdrc.org

North Shore Disability Resource Guide- to services and programs for people with disabilities on the North Shore

BC Centre for Ability Association

Disability Alliance BC 

  • 604-875-0188 or toll free 1-800-663-1278 
  • TTY line (hearing impaired only) 604-875-8835
  • http://www.disabilityalliancebc.org/
  • Advocacy Access Program 604-872-1278
    or 1-800-663-1278. 

Including All Children & Families - online resources in 6 languages for parents with children birth to 12 years old and for service providers working with these parents

The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

Power To Be

Canucks Autism

Special Needs Providers

Support Workers

West Vancouver Community Centre Access

Association of Family Resource Programs

  •  http://www.frpbc.ca/

    West Vancouver Community Centre Access http://westvancouver.ca/government/district-operations/accessibility

The Opportunities Fund Program - FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for Training, Tuition, Living Supports, Accommodations, Adaptive Services, Self Employment Programs  

Transportation for People With Disabilities

 

 

Government Resources

BC Personal Supports Website

EI/Disability /Income Assistance
Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance (Provincial)  

Tax credits and deductions for persons with disabilities for information on:
 Disability Tax Credit / Medical Expenses / Disability Support Deductions / Registered Disability Savings Plan

Child Disability Benefit is a tax-free benefit for families who care for a child under 18 years of age with a severe and prolonged impairment in mental or physical functions.

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation Healthy Kids Program helps low income families with the costs of basic dental care and prescription eye wear for their children.

Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health Non-insured Health Benefits provides supplementary health benefits, including medical supplies and equipment to eligible First Nations and Inuit throughout Canada.


 

SEARCH FOR PROGRAMS BY:

FUNCTIONAL NEEDS (e.g. seeing, hearing, mobility)

OGANIZATIONS (e.g. provincial, federal, non-profit)

TYPES OF SUPPORT (e.g. education, employment, equipment and assistive devices)

The Toll-Free Personal Supports Information Line

  • Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Phone: 1 866 866 0800       
  • Email: personalsupportsinformation@gov.bc.ca


INSTRUCTIONS If you are receiving Ministry services

 1. Press option 1
 2. Input your Person ID and PIN,
         or your Social Insurance Number

 3. Press option 3
 4. Press option 6

INSTRUCTIONS If you are receiving Ministry services and do not have a Person ID
or Social Insurance Number, or you are not a ministry client:


 1. Press option 2
 2. Enter your 10 digit phone number
 3. Press option 3
 4. Press option 7