ALS is a rapidly progressive neuromuscular degenerative disease, also known as Lou Gehrig’s. It claims up to five times more lives than AIDS in Canada. The Society provides services to those living with ALS in BC, including an equipment loan program, support groups, resource library, caregivers’ workshop, and education programs for the public and healthcare … Continued
Directory Category: Supports & Social Services
The Alzheimer Society of BC’s services include fitness & social program, support groups, resources & education, etc. South Okanagan contact: Mary Beth Rutherford, Support & Education Coordinator. Resources for Service Providers.
The Alzheimer Society of BC is a community-based association with volunteers and staff working together. The Resource Centre has brochures, booklets, and information sheets on many aspects of Alzheimer Disease, other dementias, and caregiving. Information is available on community resources such as respite care, home support, adult day programs, care facilities, medical and legal services. … Continued
Formerly known as Princeton Mental Health & Substance Use Services Provides many services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support, and after-hours mental health support.
ARC programs (South) provides a range of services to children, youth and their families including: Behavioural Intervention Services – offer behavioural intervention and therapeutic groups for children and youth with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum. Behavioural Assessment Support Services – offers services for children and youth with special needs, ages 1 to 18 years, … Continued
To provide hope through education support and solutions. To enhance community awareness, public education, advocacy and promote research. Offer programs designed to give you the tools and knowledge you need to take control of your disease. Please call 1-866-414-7766 to register. Volunteer Opportunities: Community Contacts, Speaker’s Bureau, Advocate, Support Network Leaders. Train, travel and triumphs … Continued
The gift shop is run by volunteers and the money raised is donated back to the Hospital.
Cancer care program – prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment services, support and community programs, research and education.
For over 30 years, the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in British Columbia. Our mission is to support people, regardless of their disability, to live with dignity and independence and be equal and full participants in society. We champion issues impacting the lives of people with disabilities through … Continued