In addition to SCI Canada, there are several other programs and services across Canada that can support you on your journey. Below are a few resources to help get you started.
Advocacy and Support
Ability Online: Ability Online Support Network is a vibrant online community for youth and young adults of all abilities (Parents and Professionals welcome too). Membership is free and the online experience is safe, secure & monitored.
Arts and Entertainment
Employment and Skills Training
Equipment and Assistive Devices
Federal Income Taxes and Benefits
Housing and Home Renovation
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
- FlexHousing: CMHC's FlexHousing™ is an innovative approach to home design, renovation and construction that is able to adapt and convert affordably as a household's lifestyle and needs change. As the needs of the household occupants change, ideally the floorplan, amenities and services of the home can be easily, and cost-effectively adapted.
- Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) On-Reserve: RRAP On-Reserve offers financial assistance to First Nations and First Nation members to repair substandard homes to a minimum level of health and safety.
Transportation and Travel
Planat: Planat celebrates and encourages accessibility by providing detailed information that helps you navigate the world.
AccessNow: This site uses crowdsourcing to pin-point the accessibility status of locations on an interactive map. Search for specific places or browse to see what is nearby with the accessibility features you need.