The Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) is a national organization that helps people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation through a variety of programs. Your local CPA will help guide you from the time of your injury and through all points of your life by providing information, peer counselling and support, rehabilitation counselling, employment/vocational services, and much more. Click here to find out more about CPA.
In addition to the CPA, there are several other programs and services across Canada that can support you on your journey. Below are links to resources that can help you.
Advocacy and Support
Arts and Entertainment
Employment and Skills Training
Equipment and Assistive Devices
Federal Income Taxes and Benefits
Housing and Home Renovation
Transportation and Travel