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Services and Resources for Persons with a Disability

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 and Poverty Reduction - Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities

WorkBC Assistive Technology Services

WorkBC Resources for People 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

Disability Alliance BC

Make A Change Canada - includes Business Abilities

Provides employment and skills training to Canadians who face challenges to finding or maintaining employment in today’s labour market. Our mission is to help Canadians from coast-to-coast overcome these barriers and realize their full potential. These include those who are living with a disability or chronic health issue, to those living in remote areas. Our programs are available online 24 hours a day across Canada, As long as you have internet access, you have access to positive career change.

 Canadian Mental Health Association - BC Division

Family Works


North Island College - Accessible Learning Services

Student Aid BC - Assistance for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Adult Special Education Resource Directory

Employment & Education Related Grants

Government of Canada - 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

Job Accommodation Network of Canada

UVic CanAssist

Centre for Accessible Post-secondary Education Resources

Communication Assistance for Youth & Adults (CAYA)

Campbell River Head Injury Support Society

AbleData - Canadian Resources for Assistive Technology


BC Transit Campbell River

Community Based Resources

Wheels for Wellness

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