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Founded in 1963, the Cerebral Palsy Association of Newfoundland and Labrador is a registered non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people affected by cerebral palsy and other disabilities across our province. Our organization provides programs and services to promote CP awareness, acceptance, and understanding. We encourage and assist those living with CP to reach their maximum potential. We provide many social events, host activities, and facilitate support groups for people of all ages. Additionally, we aid families through direct assistance to help ease the burden of medical expenses such as travel and equipment. CPANL is a member of the Cerebral Palsy Canada Network.

About CP

What is cerebral palsy? We have compiled research from leading experts and other CP organizations to form a basic guide to the diagnosis of cerebral palsy and how to be an ally to the CP community.


What does CPANL do? Learn more about our programs and services, which range from support groups and meetups to modified fitness classes and paint nights. Plus educational resources!


Where else can NL residents find help? We have compiled a list local disability resources. We also have a list of accessible NL businesses, and a list of literature and media with 

disability representation!


How can you get involved? If you are 15 years of age or older and seeking meaningful community work within the St. John's CMA, call or email us and we will help you to start making a difference!


How can people support CPANL? As a non-profit, our ability to run our programs and services depends on the kindness of donors. Click below to learn more if you or your business would like to partner with us.


Want to receive emails about our upcoming events, fundraisers, contests, and more? A CPANL membership is completely free of charge. Sign up on our membership page!



Take our survey!

We want to hear your opinions on the challenges that people with CP and other disabilities face on a daily basis in NL. 

If you can spare a few minutes, follow the link below to take the CPANL survey.


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Saint John, New Brunswick

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