Access 2 Entertainment
The Access 2 card allows persons with a disability to receive either free admission or a significant discount for their support person at member movie theatres and attractions across Canada.
Artists Helping Artists
Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI)
An arts cooperative for people with physical disabilities. Provides artists with space, affordable materials, and the opportunity to pursue their artistic expression. Fosters tolerance and inclusion. Wheelchair accessible. Hours are 10am-2pm Monday to Wednesday in Burnaby.
Blazin’ Soccer Dogs
A team of acceptance, where everyone and everybody is welcome, and no one will ever be turned away. The ages for the players are 4-8 for the Blazin’ Soccer Pups and 9-16 for the Blazin’ Soccer Dogs. Both boys and girls play on the team and it is a free league.
– Buddy Club is a social group for adults of all abilities looking to meet friends and connect in Lower Mainland communities. The Club aims to build a more inclusive community with affordable and accessible events while having fun.
Canucks Autism Network
Provides year-round, high-quality sports, recreational, arts and social programs for individuals and families living with autism, while spreading awareness and providing training in communities across BC.
An opportunity for children with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball, being part of a team, developing physical and social skills plus all the benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. Games are played in a fun, safe environment where no score is kept.
Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture’s objectives are: to produce cross-disciplinary festivals of disability arts and culture; to encourage and support artists to create and present authentic interpretations of the disability experience; to provide opportunities for the development and advancement of artists with disabilities; and to promote practices that will make the arts more accessible to all members of the Canadian public.
Let’s Get Real
Building Caring Communities – Let’s Get Real is a community of people with developmental disabilities who live in the Lower Mainland and meet on a monthly basis to connect with potential partners, explore romantic relationships, and have fun!
Community Living Society
PotteryWorks is a studio/gallery space located in New Westminster. A collective of talented painters, potters and jewelry-makers create original works of art for exhibition and sale. Some of the PotteryWorks members receive support; others attend independently. Working artists provide instruction for those who want to improve their skills and techniques. The artists of PotteryWorks exhibit their work at art shows and galleries around the Lower Mainland.
A sexual health initiative aimed at people with cognitive disabilities and their supporters. Real Talk hosts educational/social events where people can have open, honest conversations about dating, love, relationships, and sex.
Special Olympics BC
Provides individuals with an intellectual disability the opportunity to enhance their life and celebrate personal achievement through positive sport experiences. These programs give athletes the opportunity to train year-round in order to compete and test their skills against athletes of similar ability. Athletes train and compete at the regional level and have the opportunity to qualify and participate in provincial, national and world games.