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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

NEW! Queer Peer Support Group

Empower Members from the LGBTQ2S+ community are invited to gather together once a month to provide informal support to one another. Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other, bringing together people with shared experiences...

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National AccessAbility Week 2024

National AccessAbility Week begins today! This year, the theme is "Forward Together: Accessibility and Inclusion for All," emphasizing the need for collective efforts to create a barrier-free Canada. Join us this week in celebrating the valuable contributions and leadership of...

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May Reminder – Member Services Calendar

Friendly Reminder for May! 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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VISION, MISSION AND VALUES

Mission

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

Vision

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