BC Centre for Ability provides employment services for Persons with Disabilities in the Vancouver Northeast Employment Centre.
BC Centre for Ability, is a non-profit organization, established in 1969 to provide a continuum of services to children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families.
The Centre’s mission statement is provide 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. Services provided include early intervention therapy services, school based occupational therapy consultation services, supported child development programs, acute brain injury rehabilitation services, social work and family support, youth transition services, community inclusion support for persons with complex physical and medical needs, vocational services and consultation services to employers in the recruitment and retention of persons with disabilities in the workplace.
BC Centre for Ability provides the following employment services:
We also provide consultation and training to employers on the recruitment and retention of individuals with disabilities.
- Wellness and recovery
- Disability education and medication
- Strategies to improve memory and attention
- Understanding labour market and employer expectations
- Communication and Interpersonal skills in the workplace