menu icon

Disability Alliance BC

For over 40 years, Disability Alliance BC has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in BC. Our mission is to raise public and political awareness around disability issues, as well as providing self-help services and resources. We work to secure the necessary income and other supports for people to live with dignity, and increase people’s ability to participate and contribute in their communities.

View website

Online Resources

Showing 1-10 of 25 results

Sort by:
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit Application

This help sheet provides easy to follow directions to complete the application form for the persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit. It includes letters to give to your doctor and assessor, as well as a helpful ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


Checklist for the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit

This help sheet lists some of the programs and benefits you may be eligible for if you receive the persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI). This help ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


Rate Amounts for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers to Employment (PPMB) Benefits

This help sheet shows the assistance rates for the persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit and persons with persistent and multiple barriers to employment (PPMB) benefit (shelter, support and supplements). This help ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


CPP-D Self-Help Guides: CPP-D Benefits Appeal Guide - The Reconsideration Request

If your application for Canada Pension Plan disability benefits (CPPD) has been denied, you have the right to appeal. This self-help guide explains the first stage of the CPPD appeal process, the reconsideration ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


The Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers to Employment (PPMB) Benefit

This help sheet will help you understand what the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) benefit is and how you apply for it. This help sheet is part of a series on BC's disability benefits.
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


Trusts for People Receiving the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit

If you receive the persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit, have disability status, or live in a care facility, you may be allowed to set money aside in a trust and still receive PWD. This help sheet explains trusts. ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


Employment, Education and Training for People with Disabilities

This help sheet will help you understand what the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) legislation says about employment and people with disabilities. This help sheet is part of a series on BC's ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


The Disability Tax Credit

This help sheet explains the Disability Tax Credit, a prerequisite for people who want to open a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). This help sheet is part of a series on BC's disability benefits.
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


Appealing Denial of the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit: The Reconsideration Request

If you have applied for the persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit and have been denied, you have the right to appeal. This help sheet will help you understand the appeal process and how to make your request for ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC


Income Assistance Application Process for People with Disabilities

This help sheet is for people with disabilities who want to apply for disability benefits from MSDSI. We describe steps you take before you get the persons with disabilities designation application. This help sheet is ...
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC