For people of families with disabilities. Resources for tax planning, grants, trusts, financial support and work support.
Financial Planning
  • RDSP: Find out the basics at RDSP.com from Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network
  • Disability Alliance BC has launched a new program to assist people who are receiving the Persons with Disabilities(PWD) benefit or the Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers(PPMB) benefit with simple income tax filings, information and referrals. See THE WEBSITE for more information.
  • There are several benefits and tax credits designed for people with disabilities or those who support them. Canada Revenue Agency now has on-line videos explaining what you need to know to maximize your return. View THE WEBSITE or go to cra.gc.ca/disability for more information
  • Home Owner Grant
  • Information for people with disabilities Links from the Government of British Columbia to the most popular disability programs both provincially and federally
  • The Voice of the Cerebral Palsied of Greater Vancouver has various publications available on line including a guide for people considering Ithe CSIL program.  Please pay particular attention to the sections on Employment Standards, Worksafe BC Standards (formerly workers compensation), employment insurance and Revenue Canada.  This book was recently updated
  • Vela Canada is a non-profit society that has supports, resources and information for people interested in Individualize Funding or Microboards.
  • WorkSafe BC-Do I have to Register for Coverage?
  • Creating a trust for people receiving disbility. This manual will instruct you on how to set up a trust. Please click here to begin reading this book online or click here to download your own copy.
Health
  • At Home Program– The program from the Ministry for Children and Family Development that helps pay for equipment, medical supplies and respite for families of children with severe disabilties
  • Link to the Infant Development Program of Burnaby Website .

A comprehensive list of local resources for people with disabilities as well as some helpful articles. Wellness

Education