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British Columbia Disability Resources

List of useful resources and links for British Columbia:

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Beacon Community Services
(250) 658-6407
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British Columbia 211
2-1-1 
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Chilliwack Community Services
(604) 792-4267
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Greater Vancouver Community Services Society
(604) 737-4900
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Interior Community Services
(250) 376-3660
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Options Community Services Society
(604) 584-5811
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John Howard Society of British Columbia
(250) 386-3428
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PLEA Community Services Society of BC
(604) 871-0450
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Sunshine Coast Community Services
(604) 885-5881
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The Federation of Community Social Services of BC
(250) 480-7387
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EMERGENCY

Ambulance, Police, and Fire
9-1-1
If 911 is not available:
1-800-461-9911 (Toll Free)
or 250-374-5937 (Cell Phone)

BC Emergency Health Services (Non-Emergency Number)
604-872-5151 (Lower Mainland)

Health Link BC
8-1-1 or 7-1-1 (TTY)1

Provincial Health Services Video Conferencing
604-297-8777
1-866-966-4347 (Toll Free)

British Columbia Poison Control
604-682-5050 (Lower Mainland)
1-800-567-8911 (Toll Free)

Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service
604-660-9382 (Lower Mainland)
1-800-663-1441 (Toll Free)

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention
1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
or 310-6789 (Mental Health Support)

Non-Emergency Information
2-1-1

Environmental Emergencies and Spills
1-800-663-3456
1-800-OILS-911 (Spills in International Waters)


HOUSING

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
1-800-668-2642
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BC Housing
(604) 433-2218
1-800-257-775 (Toll Free)
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BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing
1-800-663-7867
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The BC Residential Tenancy Branch
(604) 660-1020 (Lower Mainland)
(250) 387-1602 (Victoria)
1-800-665-8779 (Rest of BC)
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Condominium Home Owners Association of BC
(604) 584-2462 (Lower Mainland)
(250) 384-9088 (Vancouver Island)
(250) 868-1195 (Rest of BC)
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BC Assessment
1-866-825-8322
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Property Assessment Appeal Board
(604) 775-1740 or 1-888-775-1740
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Civil Resolution Tribunal
1-844-322-2292
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Safety Standards Appeal Board
(778) 698-4170
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Seniors Services Society
(604) 520-6621
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Tenant Resource Advisory Centre
(604) 255-0546
1-800-665-1185
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LandlordBC
(604) 733-9440
1-888-330-6707 (Toll Free)
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BC Non-Profit Housing Association
(604) 291-2600 or 1-800-494-8859 (Toll Free)
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First Nations Housing & Infrastructure Council BC
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LEGAL SERVICES

Attorney General of British Columbia (General Inquiries)
1-800-663-7867
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Legal Services Society
1-866-577-2525 or (604) 408-2172 (Greater Vancouver)
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The Law Foundation of British Columbia
(604) 688-2337
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The Canadian Bar Association – British Columbia Branch
(604) 687-3404 or 1-888-687-3404
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Lawyer Referral Service
(604) 687-3221 or 1-800-663-1919
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Dial-a-Law
604) 687-4680 (Lower Mainland)
1-800-565-5297
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​​​​​​​Access Pro Bono
(604) 482-3195
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Community Legal Assistance Society
(604) 685-3425 or 1-888-685-6222
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PIVOT
(604) 255-9700
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ClickLaw
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BC Human Rights Tribunal
(604) 775-2000 or 1-888-440-8844 (Toll Free)
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VictimLinkBC
1-800-563-0808
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Legal Aid BC
(604) 408-2172 (Greater Vancouver)
1-866-577-2525 (Outside Greater Vancouver)
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MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION

Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service
1-800-663-1441
604-660-9382 (Lower Mainland)

BC Crisis Line
310-6789 (No Area Code Required)
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British Columbia Responsible & Problem Gambling Program
(250) 387-5311
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BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services
(604) 875-2345
1-888-300-3088 (Toll-Free in B.C. Only)
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HealthLink BC:
8-1-1 or TTY 7-1-1
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Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
1-800-665-1822
604-875-2084 (Lower Mainland)
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MEDICAL RESOURCES / HEALTH SERVICES

British Columbia Ministry of Health
1-800-663-7867

Health Link BC
8-1-1 or 7-1-1 (TTY)

Health Services Locator Map
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Options for Sexual Health
1-800-739-7367 (Toll Free) or (604) 731-4252 ext. 0

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
(604) 681-5748 (Vancouver)
1-800-665-7677 (Outside Vancouver)

First Nations Health Authority
1-855-550-5454 (Toll Free Health Benefits)
(604) 693-6500 

British Columbia Office of Indigenous Health
(250) 952-3151

Medical Services Plan
(604) 683-7151 (Lower Mainland)
1-800-663-7100 (Toll Free for the Rest of BC)

College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
(604) 733-7758
1-800-461-3008 (Toll Free)
​​​​​​​Video Conferencing:
604-297-8777
1-866-966-4347 (Toll Free)

Canadian Mental Health Association (BC Division)
(604) 688-3234
1-800-555-8222 (Toll Free in BC only)

Medication Review Services
(604) 261-2092
1-800-663-2840 (Toll Free BC)

NEWCOMER SERVICES

AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC)
1-888-355-5560
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DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
(604) 365-7997
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Immigrant & Multicultural Services Society of Prince George
(250) 562-2900
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Immigrant Services Society of BC
(604) 684-2561
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Kelowna Community Resources
(250) 763-8008  x130
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MOSAIC (Metro Vancouver):
(604) 254-9626  x226
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​​​​​​​Settlement Orientation Services BC:
(604) 255-1881 
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Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society (VIRCS):
(250) 361-9433  x207
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​​​​​​​SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES

55+ BC Games
(778) 426-2940
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BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC)
(250) 590-8442
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Elders Transportation Program
1-800-990-2432
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line
1-855-474-9777
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Healthlink BC
8-1-1
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Northern Health
1-800-647-4997
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Office of the Seniors Advocate
1-877-952-3181
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Seniors First BC SAIL Hotline
1-866-437-1940
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Travel Assistance Program (TAP):
1-800-661-2668
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