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Resources for People with Disabilities

Did you know that September is Disability Employment Month in B.C.?

For more information check out some of the great resources below and new information provided by the Province including their recently released report, Accessibility 2024: Making B.C. the most progressive province in Canada for people with disabilities by 2024.


Looking for Employment Assistance?

NIEFS is fortunate to have an extremely talented and qualified team of disability employment specialists. Learn more about NIEFS disability services by contacting NIEFS at 250-286-3441.


BC Ministry of Social Development - Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities

Government of Canada - Persons with Disabilities Online


Employment for All

Vancouver Island Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VIVRS)

Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

Canada Pension Plan - Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Community Living BC (CLBC)

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Island Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

BC Personal Supports Network Strategy Tool

Business Abilities

Canadian Mental Health Association - BC Division


North Island College - Access for Students with Disabilities

Student Aid BC - Assistance for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Adult Special Education Resource Directory

Employment & Education Related Grants

Government of Canada CanLearn - Grants for Students with Permanent Disabilties

National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)

Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities 

Equipment & Assistive Technologies

Assistive Technology BC

BC Personal Supports Network

Job Accommodation Network of Canada

UVic CanAssist

BC College & Institute Library Services

Communication Assistance for Youth & Adults (CAYA)

Campbell River Head Injury Support Society

AbleData - Canadian Resources for Assistive Technology


BC Bus Pass