Resources for People with Disabilities

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Advocacy and Support

BC Centre for Ability

Disability Alliance BC

Advocacy Access Program

Phone: 604-872-1278 or 1-800-663-1278

Email: advocacy@disabilityalliancebc.org

Canucks Autism Network

Including All Children and Families

Online resources regarding children with special needs to help understand the experiences and challenges related to childhood development 

Library Resource Guide

North Shore Disability Resource Centre

Power to Be

A non-profit organization that creates access to nature for youth, families, and adults living with cognitive, physical, financial, and social barriers.

 

Website

The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

 

Government Resources

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.

Website

EI/Disability/ Income Assistance

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

Website

Tax Credits and Deductions

Disability Tax Credit / Medical Expenses / Disability Support Deductions / Registered Disability Savings Plan

Website 

Healthy Kids Program

Provides coverage for basic dental care and prescription eye wear for their children from low-income families

Phone: 1-866-866-0800

INSTRUCTIONS If you are receiving Ministry services and have a Person ID and a personal identification number:

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

3. Press option 3
4. Press option 6

 

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

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Phone: 1-866-866-0800