Community Resources

There are many resources in British Columbia and Yukon that can help you meet your goals and lead a full, active life – whether it’s a sports club, eye health organization, recreational facility or an agency that offers disability benefits to people who are blind or partially sighted. Browse the list below to learn more.​

  • Access for Sight Impaired Consumers (ASIC) (www.asicbc.ca) is a non-profit organization of community volunteers committed to promoting equal access and independence for persons with vision loss residing in the Greater Vancouver area.

  • BC Blind Sports and Recreation Association (www.bcblindsports.bc.ca) provides a variety of sports opportunities for British Columbians with vision loss, allowing them to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle.

  • Descriptive Video Works provides descriptive video, described video, audio description services, live audio description, and video description services for movie and TV producers in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, New York and internationally.

  • BC Adaptive Snow Sports (www.bcadaptive.com) assists people with disabilities to ski and snowboard. 

  • Horseback Riding for the Disabled: Pacific Riding For Developing Abilities (604) 530-8717

  • Vancouver Island Adaptive Snow Sports, Mount Washington (www.visasweb.ca)

  • Vancouver Blind Curlers: Carol 604-740-2252

  • VocalEye (www.vocaleye.ca)​ is a live audio description service that provides the visual details of live performance to theatre patrons who are blind or partially sighted at theatres in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. For more information
    Phone: 604-364-594 or email info@vocaleye.ca

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