Autism Information Services British Columbia (AIS BC) is part of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).

AIS BC is a provincial information centre for autism and related disorders. Our experienced staff provide information on best practice treatments, supports and training to families, service providers and community professionals across the province.

Our staff are available to assist you by phone, in person, or by email to explain the range of best practice treatment options for autism spectrum disorder and to help you navigate the B.C. service system. We are available to assist you in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi and Tagalog. We also have access to interpreters to support you in over 50 languages.

AIS BC also manages the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP) – a listing of qualified professionals.

We are here to help with questions related to:

  • Providing information on assessment and diagnosis
  • Best practice treatment options
  • Navigating the Autism Funding Program
  • Finding and hiring professionals
  • Identifying and accessing provincial and local-level community supports and services
  • Managing transitions across infancy, preschool, school-age, and entering adulthood


We’re Here to Help

When children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), families often have many questions. Autism Information Services British Columbia (AIS BC) is here to help families along every step of their journey.

Our Quick Start Guides will help you learn about autism spectrum disorder and best practice treatments, show you how to apply for autism funding, discuss hiring professionals and will suggest ways to connect with other parents.


Click on the images below to view PDF versions of each Quick Start Guide:

                          

Connect with us

8:30am to 4:30pm (M-F) excluding statutory holidays
In person: 3688 Cessna Drive, Richmond, B.C. V7B 1C7 No appointment necessary.
Toll Free Line: 1 844 878-4700
Email (general information): AutismInformation@gov.bc.ca
Email (Registry of Autism Service Providers): RASP@gov.bc.ca

We are located on the first floor of the GoodLife Fitness Family Autism Hub at the Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN)