Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program in the Prairie provinces

Western Canadians with disabilities can access a network of business professionals and other resources through Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)’s Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP). The EDP provides business information, training and development, mentoring and one-on-one counseling services.

For more information on the EDP and the services available contact the organization listed below that is nearest to you. In rural communities, the program is delivered through Community Futures.

For more information contact the EDP office for your region:



Website: Prospect Human Services Society
Telephone: 780-705-9677
Toll Free: 1-877-483-2562
Fax: 780-758-9674


Website: Momentum
Telephone: 403-272-9323
Fax: 403-235-4646
Email: info@momentum.org

Rural Alberta

Website: Community Futures Network of Alberta
Telephone: 403-851-9995
Toll Free: 1-877-482-3672

Mailing Addresses


102-9940 106 St.
Edmonton, AB  T5K 2N2


16-2936 Radcliffe Dr. SE
Calgary, AB  T2A 6M8



Website: Equal Opportunities West Inc.
Telephone: 204-888-5422
Fax: 204-888-6709

Rural Manitoba

Website: Community Futures Manitoba
Telephone: 204-943-2905

Mailing addresses


851 Cavalier Dr.
Winnipeg, MB  R2Y 1C6

Rural Manitoba

559-167 Lombard Ave.
Winnipeg, MB  R3B 0V3



Website: The Ability Hub YXE

Telephone: 306-665-5508
Fax: 306-244-2453
Email: info@abilityhubyxe.ca


Website: South Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre

349 Albert St.
Regina, SK

Telephone: 306-757-7452
Fax: 306-757-5892
Email: info@ssilc.ca

Rural Saskatchewan

Website: Community Futures Saskatchewan

Telephone: 306-244-3732

Mailing addresses


237 5th Ave. N.
Saskatoon, SK  S7K 2P2


PO Box 27027 Avonhurst
Regina, SK  S4R 8R8

What the program offers

The EDP provides access to business services across the Prairie provinces, including:

Who is eligible

Entrepreneurs meeting the following basic criteria may be considered for support through the EDP:

What loans are available

The program provides entrepreneurs with disabilities access to business loans if they can't get financing from a financial institution. The loan terms are flexible and made to meet your needs. Contact the organization serving your area for more information on loans and services available.

What the loans can be used for

Projects supported by this program include:

Other services

Small and medium-sized businesses in most rural and urban areas can easily access a business services through PrairiesCan’s Prairies Business Service Network.

This network includes:

All of these organizations provide entrepreneurs with the expertise they need to start a new business or expand their existing company.

They offer many services from marketing and funding options to counseling and support. For more information on the services our network provides and the network member nearest you, visit the Prairies Business Service Network.

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