BCANDS Philosophy / Mission / Values / Vision

                                   BCANDS “From the Outside Looking In…”                              2018 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering 

On November 26th, 27th and 28th during the fourth anniversary of November being declared and proclaimed as “Indigenous Disability Awareness Month” in British Columbia BCANDS will host the 2018 “From the Outside Looking In…” – Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering in Victoria, British Columbia.

To learn more about the Gathering please click on the banner below to be taken to the 2018 Gathering website. Want to keep up-to-date on all the Gathering happenings as planning moves forward?  Follow the Gathering on Twitter!

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The British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society has been in successful existence for over 25 years! During those years the Society has seen great change and growth as we, as an organization, have matured, increased our capacity and continually gained insight from our clients, Nations, communities and British Columbia’s Indigenous leadership. Our services and our efforts are supported by their (client’s, Nations, communities and leadership) identified disability and health resource / support services needs, priorities and directions.

Our Mission

“Advancing the unique disability and health priorities of Indigenous persons through collaboration, consultation, and the delivery of comprehensive client services”

Our Vision

“An inclusive and accessible Canada for all Indigenous persons and families living with disabilities where their disability and health priorities / needs are identified, planned for and addressed through relevant and holistic programs and services”