Resources

BC ministry of Housing and Social Development 

#130-1640 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 7V3

1-866-866-0800

Annual Bus Pass

250-860-8121

BC Human Rights Commission The BC Human Rights Coalition

#1202 510 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC

V6B 1LB

Tel: 1-604-689-8474  1-877-689-8474

http://www.bchrcoalition.org

Action Committee Of People With Disabilities

926 View Street, Victoria BC, V8V 3L5

250-383-4105

EDUCATION

Okanagan College Kelowna

1000 K.L.O. Road, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8

250-762-5445 Ex.4459

mraymond@ouc.bc.ca

Assistive Technology BC

#108- 1750 W. 75th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G2

604-264-8295

info@at-bc.ca

www.at-bc.ca

Learning Disabilities

Okanagan College: 250-762-5445

Learning Disabilities Association of BC: 604-873-8139

ADVOCACY

Families In Touch (FIT)

939 Mount Royal Drive, Kelowna BC, V1Y 3M3

250-763-4663

familiesintouch@shaw.ca

http://www.familiesintouch.ca

BC Association for Community Living

227 6th Street Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5

604-777-9100

http://www.inclusionbc.org 

BC Coalition of People With Disabilities 

456 Broadway W, Vancouver, BC

604-875-0188

feedback@bccpd.bc.ca

www.bccpd.bc.ca

Office of Ombudsman

Second Floor, 947 Fort Street  Victoria, BC

250-387-5855

www.ombudsman.bc.ca

Philia-A Dialogue on Citizenship

www.philia.ca

Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN)

#260- 3665 Kingsway Vancouver, BC V5R5W2

604-439-9566

inquiries@plan.ca

www.plan.ca

Public Guardian and Trustee of BC (Public Trustee)

1345 St.Paul Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E2

250-712-7576

mail@trustee.bc.ca

www.trustee.bc.ca

EMPLOYMENT

Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities

#130-1640 Dilworth Drive Kelowna, BC, V1Y 7V3

1-866-866-0800

www.mhr.gov.bc.ca

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Disability Tax Credit and Benefit

1-800-959-8281

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/disability/

Fuel Tax Rebate

1-877-388-4440

www.rev.gov.bc.ca/ctb

LEGAL

Community Legal Assistance Society 

604-685-3425

1-888-685-6222

FUNDING AND SUPPORT

Autism Community Training BC ACT BC

2250 Boundary Road, Burnaby, BC V5M 3Z3

604-205-5467

actbc@shaw.ca

www.actbc.ca

Autism Society of BC

1-888-437-0880

www.autismbc.ca

BC Paraplegic Association

1-877-324-3611

www.canparaplegic.org.bc

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (BC-Yukon Division)

604-431-2020

www.cnib.ca/eng/index.htm

Cerebral Palsy Association of BC

1-800-663-0004

www.bccerebralpalsy.com

Community Living Restructuring Fund

1-877-433-7654

committee@clrestructuringfund.ca

www.clrestructuringfund.ca

Deaf Access Office

604-660-0508

psdhh@gems1.gov.bc.ca

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada

1-866-MUSCLE-8 (1-866-687-2538)

http://muscle.ca

NORD- National Organization for Rare Disorders

1-800-999-6673

http://rarediseases.org

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of BC

604-878-7000

http://sbhabc.org

Tetra Society of North America

604-688-6464

http://www.tetrasociety.org/index.php

info@tetrasociety.org

Vella Microboard Association

604-575-2588

www.microboard.org

HOUSING

BC Housing

250-493-0301

http://www.bchousing.org

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 

1-800-668-2642

https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/index.cfm

chic@cmhc.ca

HEALTH

BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society

250-381-7303

http://www.bcands.bc.ca

bcands@bcands.bc.ca

 BC First Nation Health Handbook

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/pdf/first_nations_healthguide.pdf

HLTH.Health@gems1.gov.bc.ca

 BC Medical Services Plan

1-800-663-7100

www.health.gov.bc.ca/msp

 PharmaCare

1-800-554-0250

www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/pharme

REHABILITATION

Brain Trust Canada Coordinated Brain Injury Support

#11-368 Industrial Ave, Kelowna, BC

250-762-3233

http://www.braintrustcanada.com

mkapp@braintrustcanada.com

 

RECREATION

BC Parks Disabled Access Pass

1-800-663-7867

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/fees/

BC Special Olympics 

604-737-3078

http://www.specialolympics.bc.ca

Parkinson Recreation Centre Community Pools/Recreation Centres

250-860-3838

Operation Trackshoes

1-888-317-2826

http://www.trackshoes.ca

info@trackshoes.ca

TRANSPORTATION

BC Ferries

1-888-223-3779

http://www.bcferries.com

handyDART

250-762-3278

http://bctransit.com/kelowna/riderinfo/handydart

Parking Permit Programs

250-718-7733

http://www.kelowna.ca/CM/page1722.aspx

info@sparc.bc.ca

Greyhound Bus

250-860-2364

 

 

 

 

 

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