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About Us

Who We Are

Indigenous Disability Canada / British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society, more commonly known as IDC/BCANDS, is an internationally recognized and award-winning national Indigenous not-for-profit Society serving the unique and diverse disability needs of Indigenous Peoples across Canada. IDC/BCANDS is a “stand-alone” organization and is one of the only organizations of its type in Canada. IDC/BCANDS holds Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

IDC/BCANDS provides a vast array of services to eligible individuals, families and organizations, both within Indigenous communities and urban and rural centres. If you are an Indigenous person with a disability, or a community or organization requiring disability information and support services, IDC/BCANDS may be able to assist

Our Mission

Advancing the unique disability and health priorities of Indigenous Peoples through collaboration, consultation, and the delivery of comprehensive client services.

Our Vision

An inclusive and accessible Canada for all Indigenous Peoples and families living with disabilities where their disability and health priorities/needs are identified, planned for and addressed through relevant, responsive and holistic programs, services and policies.

Programs & Services

IDC / BCANDS engages in a variety of services and initiatives to assist Indigenous individuals and families living with disabilities. Some of these include:

Stay in Touch

Contact Us 


Toll-Free: 1-888-815 -5511 


IDC/BCANDS 2024 National Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering – Please email:


BC Capital Region: (250) 381 – 7303 

General Inquires - Please email:  

National Capital Region (Ottawa) – (613) 899 – 6893

Ottawa Inquires - Please email: 

Find Us Online

  • IDC/BCANDS Website
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