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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

Thank You Volunteers!

It’s National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize and celebrate every volunteer and the many contributions they make to strengthen our communities. Empower staff would like to first thank our Board of Directors - we appreciate your tireless efforts and...

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Member Services Calendar

Friendly Reminder for April! With a busy schedule of activities and groups, many new in the last few months, our calendar is a great place to see everything that's happening for Members in the upcoming months - check out our...

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NEW to Member Services – Peer Support Group

NEW! Monthly Peer Support Group! Introducing a NEW offering from Empower’s Member Services - Peer Support Group! Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other. There are different types of peer support, but they all...

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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