The Canadian Tire Jumpstart program works with community organizations to form local Chapters that identify and approve the children who receive support. If you would like to apply for your child to receive support, Canadian Tire Jumpstart accepts applications from eligible families twice per year: 1) the last 2 weeks in January; and 2) the first 2 weeks in June.
The President's Choice?Children's Charity helps families with a child with a physical or developmental disability who is 18 years of age or under. Grants can help with mobility equipment, an environmental modification or therapy.
The Sunshine Foundation is the only Canadian charity to provide individual dreams to children with severe physical disabilities (such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy) as well as life-threatening illnesses. In fact, 80% of Sunshine Kids are challenged by a severe physical disability.
Variety provides financial assistance for children who have special needs, with the costs of a wide range of equipment, therapies, educational, social and recreational programs. Variety is unable to consider any further requests for dental treatment, speech and language or other therapies for the balance of this grant year. Please enquire after August 1st, 2010, to request an application for consideration in our next grant year, commencing October 1st
Para-Equestrian sport includes all equestrian disciplines practiced by people with disabilities. Many disabled athletes are capable of competing in able-bodied Equine Canada competitions, which often involves the use of specialized supportive tack or compensatory aids.
American Hippotherapy Association Inc. (AHA, Inc.) promotes the use of the movement of the horse as a treatment strategy in physical, occupational and speech-language therapy sessions for people living with disabilities.
For over 30 years, the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in British Columbia. Its mission is to raise awareness around issues that affect the lives of people who live with a disability.
The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) provides over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults. The Developmental Disabilities Association not only strives to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential, but also is one of the largest daycare providers in the Lower Mainland.
Equine Canada is an extensive infrastructure of professional staff, volunteers with lifelong experience in the horse and sport industry, competition organizers, Provincial partners, affiliated National organizations and members. Working together, we provide programs and services for the entire Canadian equine community.
Circle F Horse Rescue Society is a registered nonprofit, charitable organization that cares for horses and, when ready, adopts them out to appropriate homes. All horse care and organizational matters are provided by volunteers