Programs - Developmental Disabilities Association


Developmental Disabilities Association offers community-based programs for individuals and families across the life cycle so that each person has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Infant Development

The Infant Development Program (IDP) is a family-centered, home based, consultative program that serves children from birth to three years of age.

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Children and Youth

Our child & youth programs provide quality inclusive child development centres and out of school care programs in Vancouver and Richmond for children ages 3 months to 18 years old.

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Adult Services

Adult Services support individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as their families. Our programs strive to maximize developmental potential, social inclusion, and community participation.

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Family Support Services

Our family support services are designed to provide caregiver matching as well as information and guidance to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

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How to Apply

Learn how to apply for our programs, including Infant Development, Child & Youth, Adult Services and Family Support, as well as how to apply for government funding.

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Quality Assurance

Our programs build successful communities. All people, regardless of their needs, race or culture, have the right to be included in a welcoming society. All services offered by DDA are accredited by CARF. CARF accreditation certifies that our practices and policies meet or exceed a comprehensive list of international standards that can be applied to Community Service Agencies. Accreditation is achieved following a review of practice by a qualified team of surveyors. Read More