Support for people with development disabilities

BC Centre for Ability

In Phase 3 Supported Child Development Consultants will continue providing virtual support whenever possible to clients and child care providers, but will incorporate in-person visits and appointments as determined appropriate and while applying physical distancing measures. Supported Child Development Consultants will implement virtual training for child care providers.

Address:
Main Office: 2805 Kingsway Vancouver
Satellite Office: (By Appointment only) 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby

Website:
https://bc-cfa.org/

Contact:
New Families can use the online referral system or call 604-451-5511 ext. 1424

Social Media:
BCCFA on Facebook
BCCFA on Twitter

Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI):

Non-profit organization that provides innovative services to children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families in Metro Vancouver. Some services have been modified. Updates are posted to their website and social media accounts.

Co Make Do

A collaboration between Kudoz, Meraki, Real Talk, BACI, PosAbilities, InWithForward and Kinsight to create a platform for social connection to combat COVID-19 social isolation. Every week, they offer a range of experiences to connect neurodiverse folks with self, community, and the wider world. All of the experiences are designed to be doable and safe, and honour social distancing.

Developmental Disabilities Association

Developmental Disabilities Association is a community living agency that provides over 50 community-based programs and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Vancouver and Richmond. They also provide an employment program in Burnaby, which has moved to virtual service.

Disability Alliance BC

Disability Alliance BC’s mission is to support people, with all disabilities, to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community.

Family Support Institute BC

The Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not for profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability.

Kudoz

Kudoz is an experience platform connecting people with and without disabilities to splendid things to do, together. Some services have been modified. Updates are posted to their website and social media accounts.

Real Talk

A sexual health initiative aimed at people with cognitive disabilities and their supporters. In person meetings have been cancelled. Now offering virtual meetings based on in-person services that anyone can sign up for on their website.