About Us

Mission Statement

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of British Columbia (ALS BC) was founded in 1981 by Dr. Andrew Eisen, ALS patients and family members to meet the physical and emotional needs of people living with ALS and their caregivers.

To cure ALS through funding research, while advocating for and supporting people living with ALS. 

ALS BC Brochure

Value Statement

Support – We’re always here to support ALS patients, their families and caregivers, striving to provide the best quality of life possible for those living with ALS.

Equal Access – Each ALS patient and their family has unique needs. We support everyone equitably. 

Collaboration – From our team of staff and volunteers to global collaborators, we’re working together to help find a cure for ALS, and continually improve how we support ALS patients and their families.

Fiscal Responsibility – Our society operates responsibly and transparently, and our donors can remain confident in how we use their funds.

Dream Bigger – Through leadership in clinical trials, innovation, and scientific curiosity, we’ll help find a cure for ALS.

Vision – Long Term Goal – Aspiration

End ALS through a world class center at UBC.