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Advocate for Service Quality for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Office of the Advocate for Service Quality can help you find supports and services offered by the BC government, Community Living BC (CLBC), Health Authorities, and community agencies. more info

Address / Contact Info
Office of the Advocate for Service Quality
1800 – 1050 W. Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3S7
Phone: (604) 775-1238
Enquiry BC: 1-800-663-7867
Fax: (604) 660-1505
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BC Association for Community Living

Federation of community groups and individual members that advocates for children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families to ensure justice, rights and opportunities in all areas of their lives.more info

Address / Contact Info
227 6th Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5
Toll-free: 1-800-618-1119
Phone: (604) 777-9100
Fax: (604) 777-9394
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BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

A provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization whose mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues of concern.more info

Address / Contact Info
204 - 456 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1R3
Phone: (604) 875-0188
Fax: (604) 875-9227
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Family Support Institute

Strengthens and supports BC families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
227 6th Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5
Toll-free: 1-800-441-5403
Ext 523: (604) 540-8374
Fax: (604) 540-9374
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Kootenay Advocacy Network / Take Action for Special Kids

Offers information, mutual support and advocacy assistance for families of people with developmental disabilities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 231
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5P9
Phone: (250) 352-7803
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Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN)

Assists families to develop a Personal Future Plan for their relative who is living with a disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
260 - 3665 Kingsway
, Vancouver, BC, V5R 5W2
Phone: (604) 439-9566
Reception: (604) 439-9566
Fax: (604) 439-7001
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Trail Association for Community Living (TACL)

Non-profit, direct service and advocacy organization comprised of persons who live with developmental delays, their families, friends, professionals, business people and others from the community.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Association for Community Living
1565 B Bay Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 4B2
Phone: (250) 368-3503
Fax: (250) 368-5559
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