For the people you support

General & Health Supplements

From the Province of British Columbia’s website (Family & Social Supports):

General & Health Supplements:  When you receive assistance, you may be eligible for more money or services to cover extra costs.  General Supplements:  Each supplement has different eligibility criteria. Contact us to find out if you qualify for any of these additional supports.

• Bus Pass
• Camp Fees
• Christmas
• Clothing
• Co-operative Housing Share Purchase
• Crisis Supplement
• Family Bonus
• Family Maintenance
• Funeral Costs
• Guide Dog and Service Dog
• Identification (I.D.) Fees
• Lost or Stolen Cheque
• Moving, Transportation, and Living Costs
• Pre-Natal Shelter
• School Start-Up
• Security Deposit
• Travel
• Utility Security Deposit
• Health Supplements
• Alcohol & Drug Residential Treatment
• Alternative Hearing Assistance
Dental
• Diet
• Extended Medical Therapies
• Hearing Instruments
• Infant Formula
• Medical Supplies, Equipment & Devices
• Medical Transportation
• Natal Supplement
• Nutritional Supplement
Optical
• Orthotics & Bracing
• Tube Feeding

CRIS Adaptive Adventures
From their website:

Based out of Kelowna, BC, Canada, CRIS Adaptive Adventures endeavors to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to experience a variety of outdoor and wilderness environments through the human power of such equipment as kayaks, tandem bikes and adaptive hiking chairs. CRIS Adaptive Adventures is about adapting to the wilderness to make parks and waterways accessible to all outdoor enthusiasts.

Cool Arts
From their website:

Cool Arts is dedicated to providing fine arts opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities living in the Central Okanagan.

Open Door Group
From their website:

Open Door Group is a business-oriented, non-profit organization. Our primary goal is to enhance personal growth and economic independence for British Columbians.  A big part of what we do is support employers to hire persons with disabilities and barriers to employment. We work with employers to identify hiring needs, provide information and support around any necessary accommodations, and put forward qualified candidates based on matching skills and abilities.

People in Motion
From their website:

People In Motion assists individuals with a disability to participate fully in the community by providing access to a variety of programs or opportunities. Our members have access to an employment assistance program called Access to Employment and to recreation programs that include sports like skiing, hiking, basketball, curling, golf and sledge hockey. We also provide transportation and make available adaptive equipment to the members through our equipment loans program.

Sunshine Foundation
From their website:

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada is a national charitable organization that makes dreams come true for children with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses.

Disaboom
From their website:

Whether you’re a person with a disability, a caregiver, a concerned spouse or a friend, this is the place to connect – so get started now, we’re waiting to hear from you!

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