Cowichan Independent Living provides services to anyone living with disabilities in our community
Quick news: Due to snowfall warnings office could be closed due to staff shortage. Feel free to call to check.
A few of the services we provide are Information and Referral, Peer Support, Parking placards, Skills Development, Volunteer and work experience opportunities. We can offer guidance and support with forms your working on such as CPPD and PWD. We offer Adaptive Recreation, such as adaptive sailing held during summer months, trail riders, outdoor picnics at the park, bowling, swimming and more. Medical Equipment Loan Program for items such as toilet seat risers, walkers, canes, wheel chairs and bath benches. We loan these for 3 months at a time by donation.
Stasha is our Executive Director, she works to keep the office running smoothly, keep it fun and can answer almost any question you have based on her in depth knowledge and life experiences. Handicap Parking placards are available at our front desk. These are available for personal use with a filled out application from your Dr. The cost is $30 for 3 years for a permanent or $25 for a temporary for 1 year. We also have them available to Organizations for $50 per year. We often have summer students, volunteers and work experience people out and about in the community looking for new ideas for fundraising, gathering information, and here to help people with their everyday needs.
We offer a membership for $10 per year this includes:
- Photo Copying
- Long Distance Calls
- Computer Use
- Volunteer Tax Program
- Invitations to open houses and workshops
- Peer Support Groups
By becoming a member with our center you can help us continue to remain active in the community, you will be able to access all of our programs available, attend our annual AGM as a voting member to have input into the future of our organization. We aim to help people live effectively in their chosen community.
We offer skills, support, and encouragement needed to live independently and successfully however they chose.
Thank you for Donations from:
- 100 Men Who Care Cowichan Valley
- Duncan Lions Club
- Royal Canadian Legion Chemainus (Branch 191)
- Ladysmith Rotary
- Royal Canadian Legion Malahat (Branch 134)
- Royal Canadian Legion Lake Cowichan (Branch 201)
- Kinsmen Club of Ladysmith
- Ladysmith Lions Club
- The Royal Canadian Legion of Ladysmith (Branch 171)
- Rotary Club of Ladysmith
For further information or to contact us please use one of the following:
Phone: 250 746 3930
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Our office Email is back up
Address: 531 Canada Avenue, Duncan, B.C., V9L 1T8
Directions: Between Cloverdale Paint and Coffee on the moon
Accessibility: Ground floor location with plenty of street parking in the area.
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Monday – Friday
9:00am – 4:00pm
We are privileged to be located on the traditional territories and land of the Quw’utsun (Cowichan) and Ts’uubaa-asatx (Lake Cowichan) Nations. We are grateful to work in partnership with the Halalt, Lyackson, Malahat, Penelakut, Stz’uminus, and Cowichan Valley Métis Nations.