Community Living BC:

The Registry of Autism Service Providers:

The Alan Cashmore Centre:

The PACE Program:

The Burnaby Early Childhood Development Table:

Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children:

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education and Training Services:

Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

Child Disability Benefit is a tax-free benefit for families who care for a child under 18 years of age with a severe and prolonged impairment in mental or physical functions.

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation – Healthy Kids Program:

Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health Non-insured Health Benefits provides supplementary health benefits, including medical supplies and equipment to eligible First Nations and Inuit throughout Canada:


BC Housing assists BC residents in greatest need of affordable housing by providing options along the housing continuum:

Co-operative Housing Federation of BC provides a current directory of co-ops that are accepting applications:

Multi-cultural and Settlement Services

ISS BC Settlement Services provides services to Lower Mainland immigrant and refugee communities:

MOSAIC addresses issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society:

SUCCESS is a multi-language agency delivering services in five major areas: social services, employment, business and economic development, training and education, and health services:

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Infant Development Programs:
Children and Youth with Special Needs:
Early Childhood Development:
Key Worker and Parent Support Services:
Supported Child Development:
At Home Program:
Nursing Support Services:

Charitable Organizations

BC Lions Society provides financial assistance to families for medical costs not covered by their medical plan, summer camps, and transportation to treatment, education and recreational facilities:

CKNW Orphans’ Fund serves children in the Lower Mainland through grants for individuals and groups:

Make a Wish Foundation of BC provides grants for children aged 3 to 18 years with life threatening illnesses:

President’s Choice Children’s Charity provides direct financial support towards the purchase of products and services such as mobility equipment, environmental modifications and physical therapy for children who are physically or developmentally challenged:

Sunshine Foundation grants wishes to children aged 3 to 18 years who are seriously ill, physically challenged or abused:

Tetra Society of North America provides custom assistive devices to people with disabilities:

The Variety Club of BC provides funding to improve the quality of life for children with mental, physical or financial challenges throughout BC:

Canuck Place is for children with life-limiting illness or a palliative condition:

Western Society for Children offers information and assistance including resource materials, special equipment and emotional support to families: