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This list of services available in British Columbia, Canada,  is a work in progress. If you would like to propose that a particular service be considered for inclusion in this list,  please contact us with your request.

You can search this list by either keyword or location. Scroll down below the map and enter a keyword in the first search box, or a place name or postal code in the second box. You can also click directly on a category link to view all the resources on that topic.

In addition to searching through this list, we strongly suggest that you connect with your local  Brain Injury Organization as they are very familiar with the range of services available in your community and are excellent sources of support, advice and help in navigating the system.

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  • Access 2 Program: Easter Seals

    The Access 2 Entertainment program seeks to offer more opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in recreational activities with an attendant, without added financial burden. The Access 2 Card, accepted at entertainment venues across Canada, provides persons with a disability a personalized card printed with their name and the Read more [...]

  • Brain Injury Canada

    Brain Injury Canada was formed with the mission to “improve the quality of life for those living with a brain injury, and their caregivers.” Note: This is a service that is available across Canada and is largely accessed online or by phone. The head office is located in Ottawa, Ontario. Read more [...]

  • Canadian MedicAlert Foundation

    MedicAlert is the leading provider of medical information services that are linked to customized medical bracelets and necklaces. The service will alert others about a specific medical condition if an individual is in need of assistance and unable to communicate. Note: This is a service that is available across Canada. Read more [...]

  • Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

    This is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through support, education, information and research. They are a dedicated team of volunteers, patients, survivors, family members, health care professionals and staff, determined to make the journey with a brain tumour one full of Read more [...]

  • Brain Gain Fridays

    Brain Gain Fridays welcomes a diverse group of people interested in strengthening their brain. Together we engage in music therapy, art therapy, meditation, neurologically beneficial exercise, social activities and FUN! Vancouver BIA provides brain gain and brain recovery program access to concussion and brain injury survivors in addition to stroke Read more [...]

  • West Vancouver Persian Brain Injury Support Group

    Vancouver Brain Injury Association fills a devastating void for Vancouver and North Shore brain injury survivors by investigating the program needs of the Vancouver and North Shore brain injury community and providing those programs that are currently unavailable. VBIA also connects brain injury survivors, their families and caregivers to resources Read more [...]

  • Richmond Stroke Recovery Centre

    Stroke recovery support groups are a valuable opportunity for stroke survivors and their loved ones to share experiences and gain peer support in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. The group meets every Fridays (except statutory holidays and the month of August).  Physical exercise and/or yoga is provided on a weekly Read more [...]

  • Young Stroke Survivors Support Group

    The Young Stroke Survivors (YSS) of BC is a community of individuals who are navigating life after stroke. The YSSBC is a program of SRABC in association with March of Dimes Canada. Although everyone’s experience with stroke is different, together we learn, share and grow by supporting one another along Read more [...]

  • YMCA TIME™

    YMCA TIME™ is an evidence-based exercise group program designed for adults living with stroke,  acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, or other mobility concerns. It is a partnership between with YMCA and Vancouver Coastal Health.  Plans are underway to add another location (YMCA Langara) in early 2018. It runs twice per Read more [...]

  • FAME for Stroke

    Designed specifically and proven to improve fitness, mobility and strength for people after stroke living in the community. The small group class includes functional strengthening exercises, agility, fitness exercises and balance exercises.  Suitable for people-at any time after stroke – who can stand for 5 minutes, walk 10 meters (even Read more [...]

  • Encephalitis Global

    Encephalitis Global is a non-profit organization formed in 2005 as an alliance connecting encephalitis survivors and caregivers around the world. Encephalitis Global strives to raise awareness, aiming to promote swift diagnosis, to alleviate unnecessary suffering and to prevent untimely death. They host an annual conference to raise awareness and bring Read more [...]

  • BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

    Wherever you are in BC, BCACC can help you connect to a professional counsellor to provide responsive, accountable and ethical counselling. Note: This is a service that is available across BC and is largely accessed online or by phone. The address provided here is the mailing address of head office Read more [...]

  • BC Cancer Society

    The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. The British Columbia and Yukon Branch is located in Vancouver, BC. Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524

  • Stroke Recovery Canada Warmline

    Stroke Recovery Canada® is a national service offering support, education and community programs for stroke survivors, their caregivers and families. Stroke Recovery Canada connects stroke survivors with a network of support that can help them reclaim their independence, their sense of community and their ability to thrive. Some of their Read more [...]

  • Brain Tumour Support Group (Victoria)

    Brain Tumour Support Groups are a valuable opportunity for people with a brain tumour and their loved ones to share experiences and gain peer support in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. Groups meet monthly and are open to those 18 years of age or older. Participants are encouraged to share Read more [...]

  • Brain Tumour Support Group (Vancouver)

    Brain Tumour Support Groups are a valuable opportunity for people with a brain tumour and their loved ones to share experiences and gain peer support in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. Groups meet monthly and are open to those 18 years of age or older. Participants are encouraged to share Read more [...]

  • Vancouver Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

    Monthly support group for brain injury survivors.  Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month (except August). Time:  7-8:30 pm at the Boardroom at GF Strong Rehab. Please contact Lillian Wong at 604-873-2385 for more information.

  • BC Cancer Agency – Centre for the North

    Located in Prince George, adjacent to the University Hospital of Northern BC, Centre for the North meets the needs of the residents of Northern BC. The new centre offers radiation therapy, systemic therapy and a full range of supportive services reducing the amount of travel that patients and families have Read more [...]

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