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Click to view map Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
500 University Ave., Suite 302
Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7


The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work is a Canada-wide network of organizations and individuals. Our mission is to promote and support meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities. As innovators and agents of change, we build partnerships, develop skills, share knowledge and influence attitudes.

WORKink - WORKink promotes and supports the employment of persons with disabilities, providing labour market and career information, access to national, provincial, and territorial resources, and online experts' assistance.

WORKink-Workopolis - A resume database for persons with disabilities which allows searches by potential employers.

JAS - The Job Accommodation Service (JAS) provides Canadians with information and support regarding job accommodations to advance the employment of people with disabilities. JAS provides a toll-free number: 1-800-664-0925.

Skills Training Partnership (STP) - Using pre-employment training to prepare persons with disabilities for positions with an employer partner.

Consultation Services - Workplace assessment, informative presentations, accessibility audits and awareness training.

Fit-to-Work - Training for employers and agencies covering disability management and the recruitment and promotion of persons with disabilities.

Membership Services - Members receive Ability & Enterprise communiqués, a complimentary subscription to Abilities magazine and discounts on workshops, events and products.


Category:  Employment
Languages of Service:  English


Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (Vernon)
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 545-7562 


The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a Canada-wide health charity, with 52 volunteer chapters, which funds cystic fibrosis research and care.

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Diabetes Association
Box 1301
Vernon, BC, V1T 6N6
Phone: (250) 549-5002 
Fax: (250) 549-5026
E-mail: [email protected]


Tuesday Thursday and Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at 3313 32 Ave.

Drop in and have a coffee with us. Talk to volunteers, get brochures, cookbooks and the latest information on living with diabetes.


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Federation of University Women, Vernon Club
c/o Vernon Arts Centre, 2704 A Highway 6
Vernon, BC, V1T 5G5
Phone: (250) 545-6171 
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.cfuw.org

Founded in 1919, The Canadian Federation of University Women, is a voluntary, non-profit, self-funded bilingual organization of over 10,000 women university graduates.

CFUW/FCFDU members are active in public affairs, working to raise the social, economic and legal status of women, as well as to improve education, the environment, peace, justice and human rights.


Category:  Service Clubs
Group Served:  Women
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Heritage Department of
351 Abbott Street Suite 205
Vancouver, BC, V6B 0G6
Phone: (604) 666-0176 
Fax: (604) 666-3508
Toll Free: 1-866-811-0055
TTY: 1-888-997-3123
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.pch.gc.ca

Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians.

Category:  Arts and Culture
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Unknown
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Liver Foundation
2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 1500
Toronto, ON, M2J 5B5
Phone: (416) 491-3353 
Fax: (416) 491-4952
Toll Free: 1-800-563-5483
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.liver.ca/

The Canadian Liver Foundation is committed to combating every form of liver disease through research, education and patient support programs. Recognized by medical practitioners and policy makers as Canada's authoritative voice with respect to liver disease, the Canadian Liver Foundation funds medical research and strives to improve awareness and understanding of liver disease through its volunteer chapters across the country.

Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Mental Health Association
3100 - 28 Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1X8
Phone: (250) 542-3114 
Fax: (250) 549-8446
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: vernon.cmha.bc.ca

Hours: Crisis Line: 7 days/week Crisis Line: 24 hours/day

Program Office: 545-8074
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-CARE (2273)

Serving the North Okanagan incluiding Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Vernon and their surrounding areas


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Mental Health Association (Vernon)
3100-28th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1X8
Phone: (250) 542-3114 
Fax: (250) 549-8446
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: vernon.cmha.bc.ca

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

For CMHA housing call 545-0094 and ask for Rhea.

We assist with employment, housing, peer support, rehabilitation programs and recreation services. We also offer "Mental Illness First Aid" and "Mental Health Works" and other public education/information campaigns for our community.


Category:  Mental Health Services
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Click to view map Canadian Mental Health Georgette Shop Thrift Store
3100-28th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 1X8
Phone: (250) 542-3114 
Fax: (250) 549-8446
E-mail: [email protected]

Hours: Open Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The Georgette Shop offers the lowest prices in town for quality used clothing and household items. Our knowledgeable volunteers will assist you with whatever you are looking for and they strive to make your shopping experience a good one.

Proceeds go towards programs for individuals with mental health problems and towards the promotion of Mental Health. Donations are welcomed. Provides low cost, quality, almost new clothing and an array of household convenience products.


Category:  Free or Low-cost Goods & Services
Group Served:  All Ages
Accessibility:  Wheelchair Accessible
Languages of Service:  English


Canadian National Institute for the Blind (Vernon)
Vernon, BC
Phone: (250) 542-6939 
Website: http://www.cnib.ca/

Kelowna office: 250-763-1191

A national voluntary agency created in 1918, we provide services to individuals across Canada to whom vision loss is a central problem in personal and social activities. In addition to individuals, the CNIB also helps professions, government departments and private industry in vision loss related matters.

The CNIB’s aim is to help people who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind find ways to lead independent lives, while being integrated into the mainstream of community life.


Category:  Associations and Support Groups
Languages of Service:  English



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