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Social Planning Council: Advisory Committees

Mayor's Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities

Mission Statement: To work towards accessibility in the City of Kamloops by removing physical, social and attitudinal barriers which impede full participation in all aspects of community life.

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Walk & Roll Program
Every Wednesday from 10:30 am to Noon, we meet at various locations to "Walk & Roll." All fitness levels welcome. Community members are also welcome. Coffee and conversation takes place after the walk at People In Motion's boardroom. Visit peopleinmotion.org to view our schedule. Or drop by the office, our address is 182B Tranquille Road.

Kamloops Disability Resource Directory

If there is any information you can not find on this page, or if you are an organization assisting persons with disabilities and would like to be listed here.

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Todd Harding, Committee Chair
(250) 828-4394

ASK (Aids Society of Kamloops) Wellness Centre
433 Tranquille Rd
Kamloops, BC V2B 3G9
Phone: 250-376-7558
Toll Free: 1 800 661-7541
Email:info@askwellness.ca

The Kamloops Brain Injury Association
Provides education and support to individuals with Brain Injury and their families and to educate the community about brain injury and prevention.
408 Victoria Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2A7
Phone: (250) 372-1799
Fax: (250) 372-3196

Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Providing rehabilitation services to blind, visually impaired and deaf blind individuals. These services include: orientation and mobility (independent travel), career counseling, talking book and Braille library services, rehabilitation services (Braille instruction, living skills, etc.), child and family services (services to blind visually impaired or deaf blind persons under the age of 19 and their families, low vision services (access to low vision specialists and visual aid equipment) and access to adapted equipment.
Phone: (250) 374-8080
www.cnib.ca

Centre for Seniors Information
The Centre for Seniors Information is a non-profit agency providing seniors, caregivers and individuals with information, support, referrals and advocacy. The agency offers a wide range of programs and services such as the Home and Yard Program and peer counselling. In addition, we are committed to creating community awareness around issues that affect seniors such as elder abuse and preventing fraud and theft.
#25 -700 Tranquille Rd.
Kamloops BC V2B 3H9
Phone: 250-554-4145
Fax: 250-5544139
Email: Brenda@csikamloops.ca
Web: www.csikamloops.ca

Chris Rose Therapy Centre for Autism
A program designed for children, between the ages of 5 to 12 years, who have been diagnosed as having Autism. Support personnel include qualified teacher assistants, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist, and Educational Consultant.
1111 Tranquille Road,
Kamloops, BC V2B3G8
Phone: 250 - 376-6494
Fax: 250 - 376-2265

Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Okanagan
Services include Communication aids services and an employment program for adults (16 and older). Consultation to review needs. Appointment required.
120 - 1735 Dolphin Avenue
Kelowna BC
Voice: 250-763-3562
TTY: 250-763-3547
Fax: 250-763-7608
Email: lscott@widhh.com
www.widhh.ca

HandyDart and Conventional Transit
Farwest Coach
(250) 376-6373
www.busonline.ca

Inclusion Kamloops
521 Seymour Street, Kamloops, V2C 2G8
Phone: 250-374-3245
Fax: 250-374-2133
Email: mikonen@inclusionkamloops.ca
www.inclusionbc.org/

Information for Persons with Disabilities
This site provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians.
www.eia.gov.bc.ca/pwd.htm

Interior Health
Interior Health with head offices in Kelowna, serves a regional that stretches from Williams Lake to the US border, and from Anahim Lake in the Chilcotin to the Alberta border - incorporating approximately 690,000 people.
www.interiorhealth.ca

Kamloops Society for Community Living
A non-profit agency dedicated to supporting the evolving needs of adults with developmental disabilities in our community.
521 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2G8
Phone: 250-374-3245
Fax: 250- 374-2133
Email: kscl@shawbiz.ca
Website: https://clbc.cioc.ca/record/CLB1185

Ministry Of Social Development
Greater Independence for Persons with Disabilities
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Services for People with Disabilities

Mood Disorders Association of BC
126 King Street
Kamloops BC, V2B 3Z8
Phone: (250) 376-7855
Web site: muscle.ca

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Our service area covers Lillooet in the West to Revelstoke in the East, Williams Lake in the North down to Merritt in the south and all points in between. We meet approx once a month, contact: We are waiting for an update for this information.

MS Society of Canada
Services provided: education, support, information and advocacy for people who are affected by Multiple Sclerosis. We offer a variety of services to people who have MS and their friends and families.
275 A Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC
V2C2E7
(250) 314-0776
info.Kamloops@mssociety.ca

People In Motion
General inquiries: information@peopleinmotion.org
182 B Tranquille Road
Kamloops BC, V2B3G1
Phone: 250-376-7878
Toll Free: 1 877 414-4241
Web site: www.peopleinmotion.org

School District 73 - Special Needs Services
Phone: (250) 374-0679
www.sd73.bc.ca/educ.php

Seniors Outreach Services Society
Seniors Outreach, a non-profit charitable organization, offers programs and services to help seniors live independently. We strive to be a recognized community partner in the development and delivery of innovative services that empower seniors to lead healthy, vibrant lives. Our client-directed services include: grocery shopping, daily check-in, friendly visits, transportation, Safe Suite for seniors in crisis, events and activities, fall prevention, advocacy, housing information and referrals.
General Inquiries: info@kamseniorsoutreach.ca
128 - 540 Seymour Street
Kamloops BC, V2C 2G9
Phone: (250) 828-0600
Fax: (250) 828-7171
www.kamseniorsoutreach.ca

Service Canada
317 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C2E8
Phone: (250) 372-2515
http://www.servicecanada.ca/

Spinal Cord Injury BC
Assisting people afflicted with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.
http://sci-bc.ca/

Open Door Group
Supported employment services for persons with disabilities.
Contact Naomi Bullock.
657 Victoria St.
Kamloops BC V2C2B3
Phone (250) 377-3670,
Fax: (250) 377-3695
Toll free: 1-866-377-3670
www.opendoorgroup.org

For more community resources go to www.accesskamloops.org