Disability Alliance Bc Society
Vancouver, BC

HealthOutreach and welfare

Charity information

204 - 456 West Broadway, Vancouver BC, V5Y1R3

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DABC's mission: Support people with diabilities to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in community. Ongoing programs: -Assist people with all disabilities to access income assistance(provincical and federal disability benefits), medical goods and services. People helped live on very low incomes/in poverty. -Produce self-help guides and manuals fo rpeople with disabilities and other community organizations that assist people with disabilities. -Coordinate program for poeple living in long-term care facility to promote their health, independance and comminity connections. (...) -Publish quarterly community magazine about disability issues. -Assist people with disabilities who receive provincial (BC) income assistance to file their income taxes, year round. This is done through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Program. -Provide training in emergency preparedness for people with disabilities to organizations and municipalities. -Assist wheelchair users to obtain affordable (subsidized) accessible housing. -Assist people with disabilities ti access the Disability Tac Credit (DTC) and Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) (...)