Working for a Community for All:

We work to ensure that people with disabilities can participate actively as members of the community. The North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC) provides programs and services based on the belief that healthy vibrant communities are inclusive communities, free of barriers to participation.

We directly serve over 450 individuals through our residential and community based programs. Our Information and Advocacy Program receives over 1,400 calls a year and provides programs and services to people with disabilities, their families, friends and networks on the North Shore.

NOTE: New Date!


Accessing School Supports Workshop: Wednesday June 17, 6-8pm at the NSDRC. For more info or to register please call Glenda at 604-904-4075




Just Announced: ADAM COHEN will be the performing for NSDEC LIVE 2015 - our annual benefit concert- on Saturday October 3, 2015. Tickets availabel at Centennial Theatre: 604-984-4484 or NSDRC: 604-985-5371


Adam Cohen’s Latest Album:



Transition Focus: News, Upcoming Workshops and More…


Transition Focus is a newsletter for families and young adults transitioning from youth to adult services.
Click to download Transition Focus Newsletter Spring 2015 (PDF)


This is the Story of a Civil Rights Movement



And THE WINNER of the first ever NSDRC Poster Contest is……


An intense blue background holds a winding path of neutral green-grey and a large building labelled "school". A line of green trees dot the horizon.

We called Kayla this morning and she was very happy to hear the news!
The theme of the contest was “What Inspires You?”. Kayla’s obvious enthusiasm for school, and her cheerful use of colour won praise from the judges. Kayla’s poster will be published as the cover of our Annual General Report this year, and she will also receive a gift certificate. Congratulations Kayla!!

We had 16 wonderful entries altogether, and picking a winner was hard. Click here to see all the wonderful art work.


NEW! Information in Farsi!


With thanks to the Lynn Valley Lions for their donation, we were able to translate our  NSDRC Brochure into Farsi! In addition we were able to translate the BC Coalitions PWD Help Sheet 12, which will be of great use for explaining the complications of applying for Persons with Disability Income Assistance to those who speak Farsi.

NSDRC Services Brochure in Farsi


NSDRC Wins Community Contribution Award 2012


Liz Barnett accepts award.


.The 15th annual North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards were held on November 8, 2012. The North Shore Disability Resource Centre was nominated in the Community Contribution category. We were finalists along with Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and Capilano Community Service Society.

We are thrilled to tell you that we were selected as the WINNERS! It is such a testament to the work the NSDRC has done over the past 36 years and to the leadership of the Boards, families, and the people we support!


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