Equipment and Technology

Assistive Technology British Columbia 604-264-8295

Provides assistive technology resources to make learning environments usable for people with disabilities throughout British Columbia.

BC Centre for Ability (Main Office Vancouver) 604-451-5511

Provides community-based services that enhance the quality of life for children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families in ways that facilitate and build competencies and foster inclusion in all aspects of life.

CanAssist 250-721-7300

Develops innovative technologies and programs where there are gaps in existing services. We work with the exceptional students and faculty at the University of Victoria and partners in the wider community.

Chilliwack & District Senior Resources Society 604-793-9979

Has listings of local support groups or individuals with medical equipment for sale.

CNIB Foundation Toll-free 1-800-563-2642

For people with visual impairments. Unleashing the power of technology lets you lead an independent life. Our “Technology” programs level the playing field, providing skills and training that focus on the accessible, available, and affordable technology.

Community Brain Injury Program for Children and Youth 604-451-5511
Toll-free 1-877-451-5511
The program mandate is to provide community-based services that enhance the quality of life of children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families in ways that facilitate and build competencies, and foster inclusion in all aspects of life.

Disability Alliance BC 604-872-1278

Advocacy Access Program Toll-free 1-800-663-1278
Tax AID Helpline Toll-free 1-877-940-7797
Our mission is to support people, with all disabilities, to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community.

Disability Foundation and Affiliated Societies 604-688-6464

Outdoor activities like sailing, hiking and paddling, or through the self-expression that comes from music and gardening, or the independence that comes from custom assistive devices. We also support participants to access other community resources.

GF Strong Assistive Technology Service 604-737-6263

The service consults with and supports a client team in the assessment, selection, and application of technology to further an individual’s goals related to communication, vocation, education, leisure, and independent living.

MEDIchair Toll-free 1-888-802-4857

Our personal motivation comes from witnessing the change in the lives of our clients as their newly discovered mobility, accessibility and independence allows them to accomplish more than they ever thought possible. Financing available at some locations.

Neil Squire Society 604-473-9363 Toll-free 1-877-673-4636

Serve people with disabilities and their future employers, filling gaps in services and expertise. We facilitate innovative technology solutions to improve productivity for people with disabilities.

North Shore Disability Resource Centre 604-985-5371

The NSDRC offers many programs and services to people with disabilities. Our programs welcome the participation and support of family, friends and volunteers.

Pos-Abilities 604-961-0117

Non-profit volunteer supported agency that helps improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, including those living with mobility issues, hearing loss, blindness, plus many other conditions requiring assistive devices. Can loan or give refurbished equipment to someone in need.

Red Cross Health Equipment Loans Program Toll-free 1-800-418-1111

A referral from a Healthcare Professional as identified by the Health Authority or Health Organization is required.

Richmond Centre for Disability 604-232-2404

The RCD’s purpose is to give people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in the community to the fullest extent of their ability and to improve their quality of life by working for – Inclusion, Independence & Empowerment.

Rick Hansen Foundation Toll-free 1-800-213-2131

Works with businesses and organizations to help make them accessible to the public, through accessibility surveys and valuable input.

Spinal Cord Injury BC 604-324-3611 Toll-free 1-800-689-2477 Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with spinal cord injuries, and with related disabilities, adjust, adapt and thrive by providing answers, information and unique community experiences.

Technology for Living 604-326-0175
Toll-free 1-866-326-1245
Help accessing respiratory equipment and services; Help assess, install and maintain environmental control systems, Help plan for independent living; Provides self-help resources; Fills supply orders; Provide aid and information over the phone; Organizes events.