PWD / MNS Program

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Persons with Disabilities / Monthly Nutritional Supplement Program Transition

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The British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) has successfully provided health and disability related services to First Nation / Indigenous persons and communities over 25 years. This includes assisting clients in obtaining necessary medical information and assistance in completing PWD applications, both for Indigenous individuals residing within First Nation communities and those residing within British Columbia urban and rural centres .

 

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Effective July 1st, 2015,  BCANDS began overseeing the adjudication of new applications for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and the Monthly Nutritional Supplement (MNS) Programs for the over 200 First Nation communities within British Columbia.

The BCANDS PWD and MNS programs are available to eligible individuals who reside within British Columbia’s First Nation Communities. The PWD and MNS programs are administrated / adjudicated by BCANDS on behalf of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.


BCANDS looks forwarding to our continued and expanded work with Band Social Development Workers, British Columbia’s First Nation communities and their membership, both through the PWD / MNS programs and through our existing Disability Case Management / Navigation, RDSP and health related services.


The BCANDS PWD / MNS Adjudication Program operates Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s Thursday’s and Friday’s from 8:30 AM to noon and 1 PM to 4:30 PM and is closed on Monday’s and statutory holidays.

The PWD / MNS Program and can be reached through the contact information listed below:

(250) 381 – 7303 ext. 206 – toll free at: 1-888-815-5511 ext. 206 or by email at pwd@bcands.bc.ca

To download and print the full PWD / MNS contact sheet, please click the link below.

BCANDS PWD / MNS Contact Sheet

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Thank you! – BCANDS PWD / MNS Program