About Us

ALS BC Brochure

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.

Mission Statement

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

Core Values/Beliefs

Unsurpassed Service: We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients, their caregivers, and their families.

Teamwork: Our success is built on a team of dedicated staff and volunteers (Team ALS BC & Yukon) working for a common purpose.

Quality of Life:  Our goal is to continually improve the services needed to improve the quality of life of those living with ALS.

Equality of Care:  Everyone living with ALS has a right to equal care, no matter where they live in BC.

Dream Big:   We push the envelope constantly to improve what we can do to achieve results.

Vision – Long Term Goal – Aspiration

End ALS through a world class center at UBC.