Helping people with disabilities save for the future. Canadian residents under age 60 who are eligible for the Disability Tax Credit can open a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and can also receive money from the Government to encourage savings. 1-800-622-6232
The Disability Tax Credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps individuals with disabilities, or their caregivers, reduce the amount of tax they have to pay. The above website provides links to information on the DTC, the registered Disability Savings Plan, and other related information.
The AISH program provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a disability. AISH health benefits and supplemental assistance may also assist a client’s cohabiting partner and dependent children. 1-866-477-8589
Offers support for caregivers who are not paid including: connections to healthcare and community services, a supportive person to talk to, education programs, a library of books, videos, and articles.
The Alberta Aphasia Camp is a weekend-long camp held every September. It is held in a rustic outdoor camp away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It provides an opportunity for individuals who are living with aphasia, as well as one of their family members or friends, to enjoy a weekend retreat. Activities are both recreational and therapeutic in nature.
URSA is a Calgary based not-for-profit agency that supports the needs of disabled individuals in the community setting. The agency prides itself in being “universal”, meaning developing and offering rehabilitation services to individuals that are currently not being used. (403) 272-7722
Not a traditional hospital, but rather a facility that provides specialized mental health and brain injury treatment and care. Specialists and health professionals committed to integrated, multidisciplinary care and treatment. (403) 783-7803
provide innovative support to adults with a developmental disability. We specialize in delivering services to individuals with complex needs and provide an array of residential and vocational supports to this population. (403) 207-5115
SABIS promotes lifelong supports and services for adults with acquired brain injury and their families and advocates for open and inclusive communities for all persons regardless of the severity of their brain injury. (403) 521-5212
Providing counselling for a wide range of services, including but not limited to; addictions, depression, trauma, health issues, victim of a crime etc. (403) 265-4980 (403) 691-5991 (direct counselling)