* For the text to voice option, on any pages of the BCANDS website, simply highlight the text you wish to hear and click on the speaker icon!
BCANDS “From the Outside Looking In…” 2017 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering
On November 29th, 29th and 30th during the third anniversary of November being declared and proclaimed as “Aboriginal Disability Awareness Month” in British Columbia BCANDS will host the 2017 “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 2017 Gathering website. Want to keep up-to-date on all the Gathering happenings as planning moves forward? Follow the Gathering on Twitter!
British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society offices are located at:
1179 Kosapsum Crescent
Victoria, British Columbia Canada – V9A 7K7
Main Telephone: (250) 381-7303
Toll Free: 1-888-815 -5511 – TTY Accessible
Facsimile: (250) 381-7312
Confidential Facsimile: (250) 381-7343
Video Conferencing I.P. Address: 22.214.171.124
Inquiry Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For specific BCANDS Team Member contact information please click HERE
BCANDS Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. PST (closed from noon to 1 p.m. daily)
If you are contacting the BCANDS office outside of normal operational hours or if your are contacting BCANDS and no one is available to take your call, please dial the appropriate team member’s telephone extension and leave a detailed message including your name and contact information and we will be happy to return your call.
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Want to connect with BCANDS disability and informational resources services through Skype? Want to put a face to that BCANDS team member’s voice? If yes then send us a request from your Skype account to become a BCANDS contact.
To request to become a Skype contact with the BCANDS Disability Case Managers, log into your Skype account and send a contact request to the following user names: dcmbands or enter email@example.com under the email contact search and / or DCM2.bcands, or enter firstname.lastname@example.org under the email contact search.
To request to become a Skype contact with the BCANDS PWD / MNS Adjudicator log into your Skype account and send a contact request to the following user name: pwdbcands or enter email@example.com under the email contact search.
Finally, to request to become a Skype contact with the BCANDS Health Information, Resource and Support Services Centre, log into your Skype account and send a contact request to the following user name: resource.bcands or enter firstname.lastname@example.org under the email contact search.
Remember you must have a working microphone and camera on your computer in order to see and hear us at BCANDS through Skype!
*Skype Disclaimer – Please read
The British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) reserves the right to accept, reject or cancel any BCANDS Skype contacts or request to become a Skype contact with BCANDS for any reason, at any time. Abuse or any inappropriate contact with the Society and its employees through Skype will not be tolerate and will result in an immediate removal of the offending Skype user from all BCANDS Skype accounts.
The provision of access to BCANDS employees through Skype will not be used to conduct BCANDS related disability services, nor the collection of personal or disability / health related information from any individual. Requests from any individual to be a Skype contact with BCANDS is strictly voluntary.
Personal information will not be discussed with any client, individual, professional or family member, etc. seeking service from the Society. In the event that personal information is being voluntarily provided to BCANDS employees over Skype, the BCANDS employee will immediately request that the individual ceases and if necessary the BCANDS employee will discontinue the Skype call.
BCANDS does not guarantee the confidentiality of any information provided by any individual, group or organization, etc. while contacting the Society through Skype. BCANDS accepts no responsibility for any information that is transmitted over Skype.
Should you not agree or not understand any of the provisions outlined within this disclaimer please do not request to become a Skype contact with BCANDS. By requesting to become a Skype contact with BCANDS you acknowledge your understanding and agreement to the provisions contained within this disclaimer and acknowledge that there is no guarantee of confidentiality while using Skype with BCANDS.
If you wish to contact BCANDS employees regarding confidential client related or other matters please do so by contacting the BCANDS office via telephone or by email.
* For the comfort and safety of many of our staff and clients who suffer from allergies and their severe reactions, we would respectfully request that when visiting the BCANDS office that perfumes and fragrances are not worn. Besides, we like you for who you are not how you smell!!