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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.

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CPP-D Self-Help Guides: CPP-D Benefits Application Guide

This self-help guide explains how to apply for the Canada Pension Plan disability benefit (CPPD). It reviews the eligibility rules for CPPD and provides a step-by-step explanation of how to complete the application ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Disability Tax Credit Tool

The Canadian Disability Tax Credit (DTC) can help reduce the taxes you or someone who supports you owe, & offers other great benefits. To apply, your healthcare provider will need to fill out the DTC Certificate ...
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I've Been Sexually Assaulted: Who Can I Tell?

This help sheet will explain who to talk to–or who to report to–if you have been sexually assaulted. Generously funded by the Ministry of Public Safety.
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I've Been Sexually Assaulted: Who Can I Tell? (ASL and Captions)

A sign language and captioned video on sexual assault reporting options in BC created as part of Disability Alliance BC’s Sexual Assault Reporting Options: Increasing Access for Women with Disabilities project. ...
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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.
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Appealing Denial of the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) Benefit: The Appeal Tribunal

If your application for the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) benefit was denied, and your Request for Reconsideration has also been denied, you can appeal. This help sheet explains the next level of ...
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