About VRS

The Vancouver Resource Society is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has been in operation since 1972 and currently serves 370 clients.  Our purpose is to develop housing with programs that support our clients values, goals and objectives. Operational funding comes from contracts with the Ministry of Children & Families, the Ministry of Health and Community Living B.C.

VRS is a CARF International accredited organization. Accredited services include, VRS Administration, Board of Directors, Community Housing (Children’s Program/Respite Services, Specialized Residential and the Adult Day Program.

Mission Statement

To provide innovative opportunities for persons with disabilities to maximize their independence and inclusion in the community.


A community where all persons with disabilities have accessible housing, quality care and supportive programs.


Our core value is to put the needs, safety concerns, and outcomes of our clients first. In living this value, VRS is guided by our commitment to:

          • The Respect, Dignity, and Worth of the Person
          • Integrity
          • Importance of Human Relationships
          • Advocacy and Inclusion
            (on behalf of persons with physical and/or developmental disabilities)
          • Competence and Professionalism
            (in the delivery of services to clients)
          • Exceptional Quality Service
          • Accountability