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North Shore Disability Resource Centre Association

Organization Details

(604) 985 - 5371
(604) 985 - 7594
CUPE in 11 group homes
8 million
Year founded: 
Total Membership: 
Organization Region: 
Lower Mainland & Upper Fraser Valley

Community Based Services Programs:  Contact:  Steve Hall for Kathleen Jessop (maternity leave) at 604-904-4090

Adult Life Skills Program: Provides individualized life skills training for adults with disabilities.

Special Services to Children Program: Match participants to a one-to-one support worker to assist with skill development. 

S.T.A.G.E: Offers an alternative for people out of school and looking for suitable day time supports; Contact Steve Hall or Kathleen Jessop 604-904-4090 

Summer Program: For children with special needs between the ages of 3 and 17 who require assistance to attend local summer day camp programs in their community. Contact Gret Alber: Phone: 604-985-5371.

Teen & Pre-Teen Social Programs: Learn social and life skills while enjoying recreational interests with their peers. Contact Steve Hall or Kathleen Jessop: Phone: 604-904-4090

Infant Development Program (IDP): Provides in-home consultation supports for children under the age of three who are at risk or already have a delay in development due to a variety of causes. Contact Donna Colodey: Phone: 604-986-1358

Information and Advocacy Services Program: Provides information and referral services, public education programs, disability awareness, valuing diversity, vulnerability and abuse of people with disability and personal and systemic advocacy to individuals seeking to access services or develop support networks. Contact  Suzanne Klassen for John Neumann (on leave): Phone 604-904-4088

Residential Services: Contact Kim Miles: Phone: 604-904-4076

Independent Living Program: For adults with disabilities who are eligible for long-term care funding and who need some assistance to live in their community but do not require 24 hour support.

Supported Living Program: For adults and children who have physical and/or development disabilities and require 24 hour support.


Organization Address: 
NSDRCA 3158 Mountain Highway North Vancouver British Columbia Canada V7K 2H5
Board Members: 

President, Henry Tso

Staff Members: 

Executive Director/Contracted Services, Elizabeth Barnett (lizb@nsdrc.org)