ACT – Autism Community Training - Autism Community Training is an information and referral service that supports individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families across British Columbia. We also welcome calls from community professionals.
Anxiety BC - AnxietyBC™ provides a rich resource of self-help information and programs, as well as resources for parents and caregivers. Our mission is to increase awareness, promote education and improve access to programs that work.
Autism Canada Foundation
Autism Society Canada
British Columbia Association for Community Living - The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) is a federation working with partners to build community and to enhance the lives of children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families by supporting abilities, promoting action and advancing rights, responsibilities and social justice.
Community Living BC - CLBC delivers supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia. CLBC is working to create communities where people with developmental disabilities have more choices about how they live, work and contribute.
Community Volunteer Connections - CVC supports organizations by promoting the best practices in management throughout our communities.
Family Support Institute - FSI was created to strengthen families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability. This mandate has now been expanded to include all disabilities regardless of age, as well as participation of families from cultural and ethnic minorities. Support can be provided by workshops, networking and up-to-date information on services, current practices, and educational options to assist families in making well-informed decisions.
Gifted Canada - This site aims to provide a forum for Canadian researchers, educators, organizations and families to share information concerning gifted education, research and resources across Canada.
Gifted Children’s Association Coquitlam (Fast Brain Kids)
Learning Disabilities Association of BC - Information to help your child reach their full potential, and become a part of the community.
Learning Disabilities Association – Fraser North (website under construction)
Mental Health Resources - see http://tiny.cc/sd43mentalhealth
Ministry of Child and Family Development (Children and Youth with Special Needs) - funds a range of programs and services for children and youth with special needs and their families. Services and supports are intended to promote children’s healthy development, maximize quality of life, assist families in their role as primary caregivers and support full participation in community life.
Polaris – Employment Services - The mission of POLARIS Employment Services Society is to assist persons with a developmental disability to find and keep quality employment opportunities.
SHARE Family & Community Services - is a non- profit, independent, community based organization providing leadership and programs in response to the social needs of the residents of the Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra), New Westminster and adjacent communities.
Simon Fraser Society for Community Living - SFSCL provides a range of services to citizens within the community to support healthy development, inclusion and full participation of all people. Services range from those for infants to school age children and youth to adults and seniors. We provide early intervention and family support services for children and youth who are at risk for or who experience a developmental delay or disability and leisure, volunteer, supported employment and housing supports for adults with developmental disabilities.
Special Olympics BC - Participants are welcomed from a wide range of ages, backgrounds, interests and levels of ability, and all have the opportunity to practice and compete year-round in the 18 sports offered by Special Olympics BC.
Tri Cities Mental Health - Mental health centres provide many services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support and after-hours mental health support.