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Helpful Links

Simple logo the words sparc bc all in lowercase with a spark like icon coming out of the letter S

Sparc BC is your one stop shop for getting

or renewing your parking placard

Letters B C and F in caps with the rest of the letters that spell ferries in lowercase. A wave icon coming off the captial letter B

Click the BC Ferries link above for the application form for your Disabled Status Identification Card that will qualify you for discounted ferry trips.

The words British Columbia on the right, iconic image of silohette of mountains with the sun rising up over them

Did you know that as a person with a disability you could be entitled to a BC Government gas tax rebate?

Click the link above to find out more.

ICBC in all caps over a illustration that represents a road.  The words Insurance Corporation of British Columbia written to the right.

People with disabilities may qualify for discount rates for vehicle insurance.

Click the link above to find our more.

Words Mount Arrowsmith - TheSalvation Army on the left.  The words Salvation Army written inside a red shield shape. On the right, the words "Giving Hope Today" are written

Providing year round practical help to people in need.

Local Area Government

Simple logo - Blue dot with flower, words "City of Parksville" written beside it
A shield shaped coat of arms with a salmon on the left and mountains and forest on the right. The words Town of Qualicum Beach beside it
Just the words, "Parksville Qualicum Beach" with Tourism Association written after
graphical representations of the ocean, forest, sky and sunrise all in a circular container.  Words "Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce to its right.
The words "parksville downtown business association" all in lowercase.  Graphical representation of a starfish at the 2 o'clock position

Elected Representatives


Adam Walker

Your MLA for

Parksville- Qualicum

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Gord Johns

Member of Parliament

Courtenay - Alberni

Friends of the AOA

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Rob's Walkers

iconic representation of a wheelchair and person moving up a hill to a rising sun

Spinal Cord Injury BC

lower case letters "c n i b" with a green tree icon with dots representing braille

Canadian National

Institute for the Blind

Island Health Authority logo, triangles representing mountains with a swirl shape representing the water

Island Health Authority

Scrolling letter P with a tulip coming out of it.  Parkinsons Society  British Columbia written beside it
Letters "M S" in red an in caps. Words Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada written beside those letters
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MS Support Groups

Parkinson's Support

& Exercise Programs

The Arthritis Society

of Canada

Icon of a aloe plant with a dragonfly above.  Words "Forward House - Community Society" beside icon

Forward House

(mental health day programs and supports)

Hand drawn house with the shape of a heart inside.  Words "Haven Soceity" beside it.

Haven Society: Nanaimo/Oceanside (women’s/children’s shelter)​

Very simple logo with the words "Alzheimer Society of British Columbia" written

​Alzheimer Society

support Program


Society of Organized Services

iconic representation of Island and a ocean water. More of a splash looking image

Vancouver Island University, Centre for Healthy Aging

Interesting logo.  Puzzle shaped letter Qwith a heart in the middle.  Letters "C E W S" beside it.

Qualicum Community Education and

Wellness Society

Very nice logo in greens and blues representing the sky, mountains and lakes of Vancouver Island.  Accessible Wilderess Society in the middle

The Accessible

Wilderness Society

A place for "Every Body"

The All caps letter "N O V I" arc over a graphical representative of an eye

National Organization for

the Visually Impaired

(Facebook Page)

Very nice logo in a circular design. Lines at bottom representing the water, land and forest.  Above that is anothr graphical representation of the sun. Included are three stick figure images of people one of which is in a wheelchair

Supporting adults with developmental disabilities through innovative programs, person centered planning and advocacy, to enhance the lives of all people in the community.

Local Area Businesses


Home Medical Equipment dealer serving

the Parksville-Qualicum area


Access For All Consulting specializes in accessibility modifications offering easy living solutions for families with disabilities and seniors that want to age in place

Interesting logo "travel for all" written in lower case with the word "for" a little larger and in red. To the left of this is some luggage with destination stickers all over it.  In handwritten script at the botton is the the words "Your Specialist in Accessible Travel"

Tarita Davenock puts the access in accessible travel

Large capital letter "M" used to stat the two words "obility" and "" that are stacked on top of each other.  To the right is a graphic representation of a wheelchair user.

Quality, lightweight, patented mount system

for wheelchair and scooter users. If you use a mobility device then you know that the most important part of your chair is your seating cushion.

All words logo - The Beach FM 88.5 - Oceanside's Soft Rock

Local FM Radio station playing

"Oceanside's Soft Rock"

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Local FM Radio station playing

"Music With Style"

Mostly text - The Parksville Qualicum Beach News with the silhouette of a flying eagle

Local area newspaper reporting on events in Oceanside

AOA Resources

PWDs and their Families

PWDs and their Families (Large Print)

Emergency Planners

First Responders

Businesses and Employers

Health Professionals

Nursing Care Facilities

More AOA Resources

Wheelchair accessible Public Parking in the town of Qualicum Beach

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