Resources for Disabled Travelers

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Spinal Cord Injury BC - Accessible Travel Project

Spinal Cord Injury BC has published an Accessible Travel Project, which includes tutorial videos to help wheelchair users figure out getting to/from the airport, the steps needed to check in, go through security and transfer onto a plane. They also have an Accessible Travel Tips eBook that is free to download.


Hospitals

BC Children’s Hospital
604-875-2345

GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre
604-734-1313

Lions Gate Hospital (North Vancouver)
604-988-3131

St. Paul’s Hospital
604-682-2344

Vancouver General Hospital
604-875-4111

Victoria General Hospital
250-727-4212

Whistler Health Care Centre
604-932-4911


For guide dogs/service animals

College of Veterinarians of BC (Vet Finder)
604-929-7090


Community Resources

The Arthritis Society BC/Yukon
604-714-5550 or 1-866-414-7766
info@BC.arthritis.ca

BC Aboriginal Network on Disability
250-381-7303 or 1-888-815-5511 (TTY accessible)
bcands@bcands.bc.ca

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities
604-875-0188 or 1-800-663-1278
feedback@bccpd.bc.ca

BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities
604-873-1865 or 1-800-818-4483
info@lionsbc.ca

BC Lung Association
604-731-LUNG (5864) or 1-800-665-LUNG (5864)
info@bc.lung.ca

BC Lupus Society
604-714-5564 or 1-866-585-8787
info@bclupus.org

BC Paraplegic Association
604-324-3611 or 1-877-324-3611
info@bcpara.org

Bridges to the Future
604-742-2155

Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon
604-253-8470 or 1-888-229-8288
greatervan@bc.cancer.ca

Canadian Diabetes Association
604-732-1331
info@diabetes.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division
604-688-3234
info@cmha.bc.ca

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) BC/Yukon
604-431-2121 or 1-800-563-2642
info@cnib.ca

Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
604-408-9484 or 1-800-663-0004
info@bccerebralpalsy.com

Developmental Disabilities Association
604-273-9778
info@develop.bc.ca

Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC/Yukon
604-736-4404

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada BC/Yukon Division
604-689-3144
info@mssociety.ca

Muscular Dystrophy Canada
604-732-8799 or 1-800-366-8166
infowest@muscle.ca

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of BC
604-878-7000
info@sbhabc.org

Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
604-736-7391 TTY: 604-736-2527
info@WIDHH.com


Out of Town – Whistler

Accessible Whistler provides a comprehensive overview on what to see and do, and where to eat and stay.
1-888-933-9383

 

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