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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

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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Calling All Rural Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Do you have an idea for a business in rural Newfoundland and Labrador? Already running a rural business? We would greatly value your knowledge and experience! Empower is working to address challenges faced by business owners in rural areas of...

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Annual Christmas Dinner & Dance

Join us for our annual Christmas Dinner and Dance! Date: Friday, Dec 2, 2022 Time: 6:00pm - 11:00pm Location: CLB Armoury, 82 Harvey Road Tickets are $15.00 for Members; Non-Members are $25.00. To purchase tickets, please EMT Please ensure...

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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