University of Victoria

Together we CanAssist.

What's New at CanAssist

TeenWork youth

TeenWork is a unique program for youth with disabilities who wish to find part-time work while they are still in high school. The program helps participants find meaningful, paid work and prepares them for the transition to adulthood. More...



CanAssist at the
University of Victoria
is dedicated to helping people with
disabilities improve their quality of
life, with a focus on promoting
independence and inclusion.

Our talented team develops
innovative technologies and
programs where there are gaps in
existing services. We work with
the exceptional students and
faculty at UVic, along with
partners in the wider community.

Inclusive sports
and recreation opportunities at UVic


CanAssist is working with Vikes Athletics and Recreation to provide people of all abilities with opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities - from blind soccer and inclusive dance to adapted strength training and wheelchair sports. More...