Search WorkBC for information on occupations including wages, education, and the labour market, as well as up to date postings on job openings in British Columbia.
Job Bank of Canada
Explore careers and search for job postings across Canada.
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
The CCRW supports workers with disabilities and employers across Canada. The website includes important information on disabled workers' rights to accommodations.
GoVolunteer lists volunteer placements across the BC and Alberta. Positions can be searched by region and type of placement.
Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISS of BC) ESL Courses, Training, Volunteering, Settlement Services, and Mentoring
Welcome House and Settlement Services
AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC)
Settlement and Immigration Assistance and Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Toll Free: 1-888-355-5560
BC Brain Injury Association
Resource Request Line & Main Office: (604)-465-1783
Outside Vancouver Toll Free:
Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association
The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a free six-week workshop that helps people with chronic pain better manage their symptoms and daily lives.
Phone: Toll-free 1-866-902-3767
Lower Mainland: 604-940-1273
Chronic pain tools for individuals suffering from chronic pain and healthcare providers. Pain BC also offers support for chronic pain sufferers and their families including housing, transportation and income tax filing.
People in Pain Network
People in Pain Network is the only Canadian not-for-profit organiaztion providing peer-led pain self-management groups in Canada. Presently serving British Columbia and Alberta. Workshops are offered for both patients and healthcare practitioners.
Canadian Health Network
Links to more than 450 Canadian organizations providing information on general health matters.
Canadian Seniors Policies and Programs Database
A comprehensive resource for information on Canadian government policies and programmes for seniors.
Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors – Programs and Services
The British Columbia's Provincial Government's Home Page for the Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors.
RETURN TO WORK TOOLS
Return to Work Readiness Questionnaire
Checklist of Transferable Skills
Work Placement Learning Goals
Coping Strategies for Pain
Alberta Mental Health Board
BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
Representative of many of the Canadian Mental Health information agencies including Mheccu, MCFD, MOH, and Aboriginal Health.
Canadian Psychiatric Association
Provides information on CPA publications, public education and advocacy.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
The CAMH website provides information on mental illness and addictions including problem gambling.
Early Psychosis Intervention Program
EPI website promotes early detection, educates about psychosis and provides direction for seeking help.
Internet Mental Health
A Canadian site outlining the causes and treatments of metal health disorders, the latest research and general information on the most commonly used psychotropic medications.
Mental Health Net
Contains a list of featured topics and the "latest news" on mental health related issues.
Evidence-based mental health Education and Information from McMaster University.
Riverview Hospital - BC Mental Health Society
Provides information about Riverview Hospital including programs, family resources, education a research.
Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments
Website of the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments designed to link healthcare professionals.
Centre for Suicide Prevention
Contains information about suicide prevention including education, training and research.
Depression Information Resource and Education Center
Information on depression and anxiety, courtesy of the Health Sciences Department of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Homepage for the Mood Disorders Society of Canada.
National Eating Disorder Information Center
General information for sufferers of eating disorders and their families.
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Alcohol and alcohol related problems science database.
BC Addiction Information Center
BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
Representative of many of the Canadian Mental Health information agencies including Mheccu, MCFD, MOH, and Aboriginal Health concerned with distribution of current, correct, evidence based, information to consumers, families, caregivers, and physicians.
Canadian Center on Substance Abuse
Contains a Canadian bibliographic database of substance abuse related materials and a directory of Substance Abuse and Addictions Organizations in Canada
Centre of Addictions and Mental Health
Provides information on mental illness and addictions, including problem gambling.
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Canadian bibliographic database of substance abuse related materials and a directory of Substance Abuse and Addictions Organizations in Canada.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
An approachable explanation of addiction and treatment options, as well as options for treatment centres in the United States.
Addiction Center is not a specific treatment facility but a free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.
Fun brain games customized to your goals are emailed daily for a low monthly fee.
Free site that offers various math and puzzle games to challenge your brain.
Games for the Brain
Free site that includes various brain games to improve memory, task sequencing, processing speed and more.
Complete a brief survey and Happify will choose positive-focused brain games to boost mood and decrease negative thinking. There is a free, 10-day trial for new users.