COVID-19 support for people with disabilities

New emergency measures are in place for people on income or disability assistance, adults with disabilities, youth and children with disabilities and their families, and low-income seniors.

Last updated: October 21, 2020

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Financial supports

Call 1-866-866-0800:

  • For income and disability assistance programs and services
  • To connect with an office during regular business hours

Community Living BC

Community Living BC (CLBC) has COVID-19 information for individuals and families, including:

Contact CLBC

Children and youth with disabilities

Help for families of children and youth with disabilities, including:

Housing


Health

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

The BCCDC is the best source for COVID-19 health information. It has information for people with disabilities about:

Healthlink BC

HealthLink BC is your provincial health line, call:

You can speak with a health service navigator, who can also connect you with a:

  • Registered nurse any time, every day of the year
  • Registered dietitian from 9 am to 5 pm PT, Monday to Friday
  • Qualified exercise professional from 9 am to 5 pm PT, Monday to Friday
  • Pharmacist from 5 pm to 9 am PT, every day of the year

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Mental health

Stress, anxiety and depression

You are not alone. Services can help you manage your mental health and well-being during COVID-19.