Become a Member

Numbers matter. Support our work and become a DABC member today.

Since 1977, Disability Alliance BC has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in British Columbia. We champion issues impacting the lives of people with disabilities through our direct services, community partnerships, advocacy, research and publications. 

Our members form the backbone of our organization, empowering DABC’s mission to support people with all disabilities to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community.  

We welcome you to support DABC as either a Core (voting) member living with disability, or an Allied (non-voting) member. Whatever your connection to our cause may be – family, friends, and citizens from the wider community who value a disability-inclusive society are all encouraged. 

Member Benefits 

  • Transition magazine, 3 times a year 
  • Community Updates by email to keep you informed 
  • News about DABC events, workshops, and training 
  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting for members with disabilities 

Please note: to be eligible to vote at our Annual General Meeting, individuals must have been a voting member in good standing for at least thirty days prior to the meeting. 

Please join us by selecting the membership level of your choice: 

Individual Membership 

  • Choose non-voting (Allied) or voting (Core) 
  • Voting members must be a person with a disability 

Group Membership 

  • Choose non-voting (Allied) or voting (Core) 
  • Group voting memberships are for groups where at least 50% of members have a disability 

We encourage prospective members to read our solidarity statement and principles of community engagement to better understand the values behind DABC’s mission and mandate. 

Membership Cost: 

The cost of membership is any amount of your choosing, at a minimum of $15 for individuals or $25 for groups.  You are welcome to subscribe to membership at the minimum cost by using the subscribe buttons shown on the right side of this page.

You can also choose to support DABC further by including a donation in your membership subscription. Please reach out to us at, and we will take your payment details and issue you a tax receipt for amounts above $15 for individuals or $25 for groups. 

If you need any assistance in subscribing for membership, please do reach out to and we would be happy to assist you.  

Learn more about our work in the community 

Providing Direct Services 

DABC has six established service programs that provide direct, one-on-one support to people with disabilities, plus a host of other projects to further our mission and maximize impact. Learn more about our programs and projects here. 

Experienced Disability Advocacy

Working for change and carrying out systemic public policy advocacy is one of the founding tenets of our organization. Learn more about our advocacy work here. 

The motto, “Nothing about us, without us” is enshrined in everything that we do, and this is demonstrated in our long history of advocacy and service. Learn more about DABC’s history here 

Making New Partnerships 

We keep connected with a large network of community organizations (approximately 1,500) across BC and regularly provide them with updates about issues of importance to people with disabilities and their support networks. We have also partnered with several other non profits around the province to deliver our services and supports.  

Original Publications for Free 

We publish unique resource materials in plain language and alternative formats on disability programs, services, and issues. You can find our publications here.