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Information about Independence Groups in Vancouver offering volunteer opportunities. You can also view additional results of Independence Groups from other locations in British Columbia or expand your results by changing the location from the menu to the right.

Groups that focus on independence can be doing so either with seniors, or with disabled people. In both cases it refers to groups that enable both user-groups to live fuller lives, usually through assistance of other people, and can include an element of recreation.



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Arbutus Shaughnessy Kerrisdale Friendship Society for Senior
700 57th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia

A. S. K. (The Arbutus, Shaughnessy, Kerrisdale Friendship Society) is an Adult Day Centre focusing on the well being of seniors and their caregivers.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Arbutus Shaughnessy Kerrisdale Friendship Society for Senior


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Renfrew Collingwood Seniors Society
2970 East 22nd Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

As a society, our purpose is to fulfill the needs of the clients that permit them to be useful, capable, contributing adults even with the restrictions imposed by age, physical, and mental abilities. We encourage individuals to maintain independence and to function autonomously in the community regardless of race, religion, age, and disability.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Renfrew Collingwood Seniors Society


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Residences for Independent Living Society

Branch: False Creek Residence 1167 Forge Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Residences for Independent Living Society was started in 1969 by a group of concerned parents of young adults with disabilities. Their goal was to provide a home-like care environment for young adults to live away from their parents and have the support they needed to lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Keywords: Independence · Housing · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Residences for Independent Living Society


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

South Granville Seniors Friendship Centre Society
1420 12th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia

We are a non-profit community centre that has supported healthy and independent lifestyles for local seniors in the South Granville/Fairview area for over 34 years. We have over 450 members; 80% are women over the age of 75. Many members are single or widowed, live on fixed income and are at risk of isolation and depression due to reduced social interaction.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of South Granville Seniors Friendship Centre Society


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Spectrum Society for Community Living
3231 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia

Spectrum Society for Community Living is a Vancouver registered non-pro?t society and charitable organization, established in 1987 to develop community-based services for people with disabilities. Our services have expanded over the years. We travel British Columbia to deliver community living workshops through Spectrum Learning and publish community living books and DVDs through Spectrum Press.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Spectrum Society for Community Living






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