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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

We’re Hiring!

*** COMPETITION CLOSED *** Empower is hiring a Housing Support Worker in St. John's. For further information, see the job ad below or download the PDF from the link at the bottom. Position: Housing Support Worker Reporting to: Manager of...

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We’re Hiring in Western Newfoundland!

We are hiring a Community Inclusion Facilitator in Western Newfoundland. For more information about this job opportunity and how to apply, check out the description below or click the link at the bottom to download a PDF version of this...

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Congratulations to Empower’s Youth Ventures Participants!

CBDC hosted their 25th Annual Awards Gala for Youth Ventures on October 25th. Two Youth Ventures participants at Empower had their hard work, creativity and dedication recognized. Abrahim Derradji-Aoüat, owner of Shoreside Soaporium (website) was awarded Excellence in Financial Management....

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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