BCANDS is pleased to be the:

  • 2018 Recipient - Doctors of BC's - Excellence in Health Promotion Provincial Award
  • 2018 Recipient - Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health's - Champion of Mental Health National Award
  • 2016 Recipient - Canadian Medical Association's - Excellence in Health Promotion National Award
  • 2015 Recipient - March of Dimes Canada's - Judge George Ferguson National Award
  • 2014 Recipient - Social Planning and Research Council of BC's - Deryck Thomson Provincial Award
  • 2013 Recipient - Canadian Mental Health Association - BC Region's - Provincial Dr. Nancy Hall Public Policy Leadership
  • 2013 Recipient - British Columbia Medical Association's - Excellence in Health Promotion Provincial Award

BCANDS Programs and Services

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BCANDS currently provides services in three core areas:

 1)     Disability Case Management (DCM)

BCANDS DCM services are available to any Indigenous individual residing within British Columbia regardless of age, community, location, disability condition or disability assistance required. BCANDS DCM services works with hundreds of individuals, families and organizations annually. Further information on the BCANDS DCM program can be accessed through the BCANDS main website by clicking the following link:               BCANDS DCM Services

 2)     Disability Persons with Disabilities / Monthly Nutritional Supplement (PWD / MNS)  

BCANDS PWD / MNS Adjudication services are provided to British Columbia's 203 First Nation communities. BCANDS receives and adjudicates all PWD and MNS benefit applications for BC's First Nations and approves or denies requests based on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) - BC Region's Policy and eligibility requirements. The BCANDS PWD / MNS program maintains over 7,000 client files. Further information on the BCANDS PWD / MNS program can be access through the BCANDS main website by clicking the following link: BCANDS PWD / MNS Services

3)     First Nation Health Information, Resources and Support  (HIRS)

BCANDS HIRS services are available to British Columbia's 203 First Nation Communities.   BCANDS provides health related information, resources and other health related assistance, at no charge to First Nation communities or departments requesting assistance. Further information on the BCANDS HIRSS program can be access through the BCANDS main website by clicking the following link: BCANDS HIRS Services

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