About the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS)
The British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) is an award-winning Indigenous disability organization operating since 1991 and holds Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Council on Economic and Social Development. BCANDS is recognized provincially, nationally and internationally as the leader in Indigenous disability services within Canada.
BCANDS Mission / Mandate
“Advancing the unique disability and health priorities of Indigenous persons through collaboration, consultation,
and the delivery of comprehensive client services”
“An inclusive and accessible Canada for all Indigenous persons and families living with disabilities where their disability and health priorities / needs are identified, planned for and addressed through relevant, responsive and holistic programs, services and policies”
BCANDS engages in a variety of services and initiatives to assist Indigenous individuals and families living with a disability. Some of these include:
- Indigenous Disability Awareness Month Activities (IDAM)
- Indigenous Accessibility Week Awareness and Promotion
- Government Liaison, Consultation and Collaboration
Interested in learning more about BCANDS and our programs and services, we would be happy to hear from you!
Mailing Address: Telephone:
BCANDS Toll Free: 1-888-815-5511
#6 - 1610 Island Highway Capital Region: (250) 381 - 7303
Victoria - British Columbia - Canada - V9B 1H8 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: (250) 381 - 7312