CMHA is BC’s leading mental health non-profit organization. We promote everyone’s right to their best possible mental health, and support the resilience of people living with mental illness and/or substance use disorder. There are five values that we consistently stand for in the work we do. We are: • Inclusive • Proactive • Compassionate • […]
https://cmha.bc.ca/ Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. In BC, mental health, substance
https://bchpca.org/ BC Hospice Palliative Care Association is a not-for-profit, membership organization, which has been representing individuals and organizations committed to promoting and delivering hospice/palliative care to British Columbians since 1986. Our Members provide a broad range of services to British Columbians who are dying and to their loved ones who are grieving; BCHPCA Members provide
Parkinson Society of British Columbia Our Mission Parkinson Society British Columbia is the voice of British Columbians living with Parkinson’s. Our purpose is to ease the burden and find a cure for Parkinson’s disease through advocacy, education, research and support services. About Us Established in 1969, Parkinson Society British Columbia, governed by a voluntary Board of
Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians expected to get cancer Imagine you’re sitting beside someone on the bus, or next to your partner on the couch, or having dinner with a friend. Now imagine what it would be like if one of you had cancer. That’s the reality we face today. Nearly half of Canadians are
Since 1971, the BC Wheelchair Sports Association has helped people with physical disabilities across the province lead active, healthy lives through wheelchair sports. We are committed to being a strong advocate for athletes with a disability and working to reduce barriers to participation. BCWSA administers wheelchair rugby, wheelchair athletics (track and field), and wheelchair tennis.
Kidsport British Columbia The KidSport concept was launched in 1993 by board and staff at Sport BC as a way to help address the challenges faced by many families when registering their children in organized sport. From a modest start in that first year, issuing $35,000 in grants, KidSport has grown exponentially across the country and has
MS Society of Canada Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with an estimated 1 in every 385 Canadians living with the disease. While it is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, younger children and older adults are also diagnosed with the disease. MS is currently classified as