North Shore Women's Centre 

131 East 2nd St North Vancouver, BC, V7L 1C2

Phone: 604.984.6009 | Fax: 604.980.4661

info@northshorewomen.ca

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Resources For People With Disabilities

Advocacy and Support

BC Association of Family Resource Programs

 

BC Centre for Ability 

 

Disability Alliance BC 

 

Canucks Autism Network

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

  • Library Resource Guide

 

North Shore Disability Resource Centre

Power To Be

Special Needs Care Providers

Support Worker Central

The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

 

Transportation for People With Disabilities

West Vancouver Community Centre Access

 

Government Resources

BC Personal Supports Website

Child Disability Benefit 

  • 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.

 

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

 

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.

 

Information on tax credits and deductions for persons with disabilities - Disability Tax Credit / Medical Expenses / Disability Support Deductions / Registered Disability Savings Plan 

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.

  • For more information call 1.866.0800 press 4 and then 2

 

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

Toll-Free Personal Supports Information Line