Contact us

Hours: 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL)
1250 Maggie Benston Centre
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6
Email: caladmin@sfu.ca
Phone: 778.782.3112
Secure Fax: 778.782.4384

Career Resources

Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

Opportunities Fund (OF) for Persons with Disabilities is an initiative of Human Resources and Social Development Canada which helps eligible persons with disabilities to prepare for, obtain and keep employment or self-employment.  Supported activities include encouraging employers to hire workers with disabilities, helping individuals start their own business and providing skills and work experience.  Learn more about the Opportunities Fund (OF) for Persons with Disabilities.  

BC Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities

The BC Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance introduced the Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities to focuses on developing a broad range of new skills training services and employment-related programs to assist persons with disabilities into the labour market and to improve their employment outcomes.

Components of the Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities include:
Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities (EPPD)
Minister's Council on Employment for Persons with Disabilities
Disability Supports for Employment Fund (Vancouver Foundation)

For more information please see:
Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities booklet
Earnings Exemption for Persons with Disabilities Fact Sheet