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At Empower, the Disability Resource Centre, we break barriers every day. Barriers to access. To knowledge. To choices. Anyone with a disability can use our services. And anyone can help, through volunteering, donations, or even a career with Empower. Empower is a vital part of our community, and the need for our services is growing. With your support, you’ll be helping even more people find their path to independent living.

Whats Happening At Empower

Christmas 2023 Salvation Army Registration

The Salvation Army Christmas Registration Dates for 2023 are: Friday, November 24th Friday, December 1st Friday, December 8th Times: 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm Location: The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope, 18...

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Annual Christmas Dinner and Dance 2023

Join us for our annual Christmas Dinner and Dance! Empower will host our annual Christmas Dinner and Dance on Saturday, December 16th 2023, from 6pm-11pm at the CLB Armoury, 82 Harvey Road. Tickets are $15.00 for Members; Non-Members are $30.00....

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Empowered Readers Book Club!

Introducing đź“–Empowered Readers Book Clubđź“– Empower's NEW Book Club focuses on disability related literature and authors living with disability. We meet virtually from 2pm-3:30pm on the first Sunday of each month. Our first session is November 5th. You do not...

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Empower provides supports, resources, and opportunity for persons with disabilities, to make informed choices about their lives.


Empower’s vision for Newfoundland Labrador is an inclusive community for all; a society that embraces diversity and the rights of all individuals to choice, self-determination, and independent living.

Core Values

  • Individuals’ right to choice and self-determination
  • Member controlled and full inclusion for persons with disability