Victoria Disability Resource Centre Resources
Helps match people with the jobs best suited for them.
A national non-for-profit organisation that Empowers Canadians with disabilities through the use of computer-based assistant technologies, research and development, and various employment programs.
Help site for finding a professional-looking template for resumes in specific job areas (e.g. "Assistant Office Manager"). Site will also structure a resume for you baised on information that you plug in based on their questions--first one is free.
Helps people receiving Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers to Employment (PPMB) who have not filed their income taxes for multiple years to catch up on their taxes.
Organisations for the Disabled
- Action Committee of People with Disabilities
- Together Against Poverty Society
- Victoria Cool Aid Society – REES
Aid for Persons with Specific Disabilities
- Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Society
- Spinal Cord Injury – BC
- Victoria Brain Injury Society
- Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson’s Centre
Recreation and Fitness
An exercise facility for people with disabilities.
Provides adventure-based programs designed for people with disabilities.
Assists people with disabilities in pursuing an active lifestyles.
Helps provide affordable homes and support services to contribute to the independence of individuals and families.
Note: BC Housing Registry often takes months or years to get a response.
Provides low-cost housing for seniors (55+).
Home renovations for low-income individuals with a disability or diminished ability.
Subsidized housing for people with disabilities who can live independently and are in receipt of a recognized disability pension or are considered disabled for income tax purposes.
Services and Support Groups
A non-for-profit agency that provides programs and services for things such as health and wellness, children and family, training and employment, adult recreation, housing and volunteering.
Provides day services and programming within Greater Victoria for adults with developmental disabilities.
Provides services for people with disabilities, such as continuing education, community engagement support, employment preparation, job search assistance, on the job support and more.
Provides services for adults experiencing poverty and homelessness.
Empowers Canadians with disabilities through the use of computer-based assistive technologies, research and development, and various employment programs.
A community service provider for the poor, disadvantaged and homeless of Greater Victoria.
Provides a range of support services such as employment services, parent support programs, and family support to children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Information and Assistance
- Applying for Legal Aid in BC
- Auto Insurance Discounts
- BC Ministry of Social Development – Information for People with Disabilities
- College of Physicians and Surgeons – Walk-in Clinics Standard of Care
- Fuel Tax Refund Program for Persons with Disabilities
Refund Rate – 18¢ per litre for Gasoline and 18.5¢ per litre for Diesel
Note: If you have been approved for this fuel tax refund, you may also qualify for a 25 percent auto insurance discount, which you can find more information about just above.