BC Resources

Province of BC

The Province of British Columbia has many resources which are available in all communities. Many of these services can be contacted through their main webpage. Please see below for some of the resources which are available throughout the province.

 In 1981, a group of caregivers gathered to discuss the challenges of caring for a person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Out of their compassion and determination, the Society was ultimately founded. From those humble roots, the Society has blossomed into an organization active in communities across the province.

Did you know that anxiety disorders are the most common mental health illness in Canada? AnxietyBC™ is a leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders. Their site provides information to help you understand anxiety, as well as resources and tools to help you manage your anxiety.

AnxietyBC Website Link

The BC Epilepsy Society is a provincially incorporated non-profit, and federally registered charitable organization dedicated to serving British Columbians living with epilepsy, and their families.

BC Epilepsy Society Website Link

Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity which helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

CMHA BC Website Link

 CNIB passionately provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially-sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. Founded in 1918, they have been working for more than 100 years to change the lives of individuals and society as a whole.
 Community Living BC (CLBC) is a provincial Crown agency, mandated under the Community Living Authority Act, that funds supports and services through service agencies for BC adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC is working to create communities where people with developmental disabilities have more choices about how they live, work and contribute.

HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information.

They are a group of seven leading mental health and addictions non-profit agencies. Since 2003, they’ve been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems

Here to Help Website Link

Brainstreams.ca is the official website of the BC Brain Injury Association (BCBIA). They are a non-profit provincial organization in British Columbia serving the interests of the acquired brain injury population.

BCBIA Website Link

The Mood Disorders Association of BC (MDABC) is a nonprofit organization which provides treatment, support, education, and hope of recovery for people living with a mood disorder.

The MDABC is a nonprofit organization which provides treatment, support, education, and hope of recovery for people living with a mood disorder. They serve to build awareness and understanding in communities throughout the province, reaching out to as many people as possible.

MDABC Website Link

The Neil Squire Society is the only national not-for-profit organization in Canada that has for over 30 years empowered Canadians with disabilities through the use of computer-based assistive technologies, research and development, and various employment programs.

Through their work, they help our clients remove barriers so that they can live independent lives and become active members of the workplace and our society. Specializing in education and workplace empowerment, the Society has served over 40,000 people since 1984.

Neil Squire Society Website Link