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Special Education Partners' Group

The Special Education Partners' Group consists of provincial community organizations with an interest in Special Education, which also includes the BCTF and CUPE.

The British Columbia Association for Community Living is a federation that advocates for children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families to ensure justice, rights and opportunities in all areas of their lives.

300-30 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver V5T 4P4
Tel: (604) 875-1119
E-mail: info@bcacl.org
Website: www.bcacl.org

The British Columbia Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils is the provincial voice of parents in public schools. We engage, empower and support parents for the success of students.

Suite C - 2288 Elgin Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3C 2B2
Tel: (604) 474-0524
E-mail: info@bccpac.bc.ca
Website: bccpac.bc.ca

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association BC Parents’ Branch is a province-wide network of parents, families and friends of hard of hearing children.

10150 Gillanders Rd.
Chilliwack, V2P 6H4
Tel: (604) 794-3772
E-mail: janetles@canada.com
Website: www.chhaparents.com

The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation

100-550 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver V5Z 4P2
Tel: (604) 871-2283
E-mail: lkuehn@bctf.ca
Website: www.bctf.ca

The Canadian Union of Public Employees Special Education Task Force

#510–4940 Canada Way
Burnaby V5G 4T3
Tel: (604) 510-4940
E-mail: cpayne@shaw.ca
Website: http://www.cupe.bc.ca/committees

The Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Resource Centre provides essential health, educational and research resources to children and adults with Down Syndrome.

1409 Sperling Avenue
Burnaby V5B 4J8
Tel: (604) 444-3773
Website: www.dsrf.org

The Family Network for Deaf Children is a non-profit society supporting deaf and hard of hearing signing children throughout BC. Our board of Directors are all parents of deaf children.

P.O. Box 50075 , South Slope R.P.O.
Burnaby, V5J 5G3
Tel: (604) 684-1860
E-mail: fndc@fndc.ca
Website: www.fndc.ca/

The Family Support Institute is a province-wide organization whose purpose is to support and strengthen families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.

300-30 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver, V5T 4P4
Tel: (604) 875-1119
E-mail: fsi@bcacl.org
Website: www.familysupportbc.com

The Federation of Invisible Disabilities is an umbrella organization formed to ensure children with invisible disabilities have access to education, health, recreation, and social services that help them to reach their potential.

1524 Fort Street
Victoria V8S 5J2
Tel: (250) 370-9513
Website: http://www.fidsbc.ca/

The Gifted Children’s Association of British Columbia is a volunteer based charitable association dedicated to providing support and advocacy for gifted children and their families. We believe that meeting these children’s social, emotional, and educational needs will allow them to attain their potential.

Third Floor, 210 West Broadway
Vancouver V5Y 3W2
Tel: 1-877-707-6111
E-mail: David_Shepherd@telus.net
Website: www.gcabc.ca

The Learning Disabilities Association of BC is a charitable organization which endeavors to enhance the education, employment, social development, legal rights, and general well being of individuals with learning disabilities in BC.

3292 E. Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5M 1Z8
Tel: (604) 873-8139
E-mail: ldabctri@shaw.ca
Website: ldav.ca

Western Society for Children with Birth Disorders is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with birth disorders.

102-317 Columbia Street
New Westminster V3L 1A4
Tel: (604) 515-0810
E-mail: chldstrt@axionet.com
Website: www.wsfc.ca/family.html

Canadian Red Cross BC Lower Mainland Children’s Medical Equipment Loans Service

3400 Lake City Way
Burnaby, V5A 4Y2
Tel: (604) 709-6685
E-mail: patricia.barrett@redcross.ca
Website: www.redcross.ca

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