Resources for Persons with (dis)Abilities

At the University of Manitoba:

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) - provides support and advocacy for students with disabilities, such as: hearing, injury-related, learning, mental health, medical, physical, visual or temporary disabilities. SAS acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff and service agencies.


In the Community:

Abilities.ca - An online magazine from the Canadian Abilities Foundation

Alberta Learning Information Service:

Canadian Council on Rehab & Work -

Employment and Social Development Canada:
Workplace Equity – Resources for Persons with Disabilities

Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade: Employment Programs and Services for People with Disabilities Guide

Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
Destination Employment - A pre-employment program for adults with Learning Disabilities (LD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
http://ldamanitoba.org/

Lime Connect
A non-profit corporation that provides internships, scholarships and programming for students with (dis)abilities

Manitoba Civil Service Commission: The Career Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities


Manitoba Family and Services Labour
Information and Services for Manitobans with Disabilities
http://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/imd/index.html

Manitoba Government Job Opportunities
Internship Program for Persons with Disabilities - Manitoba Diversity Internship Program (MDIP)
http://www.manitoba.ca/govjobs/info/programs.html#IPPWD

Reaching Equality Employment Services (REES) - Winnipeg
REES promotes, facilitate and maintains the employment of people with disabilities or health conditions by providing diverse and customized employment, training and consultation service
http://www.re-es.org/

Sara Riel Inc. - Winnipeg
A non-profit organization that provides services and supports to people living with mental health concerns to assist them in finding competitive, satisfying employment

Service Canada
Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/of/index.shtml

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD):
A List of Services including Work Experience and Employment Services from SMD

The Status of Women Manitoba:
Living in Manitoba: A Resource Guide for Women with Disabilities

Youth Canada:
Youth with Disabilities – A list of services and programs from the Government of Canada