L’Office des personnes handicapées du Québec is a government agency that helps increase the social participation of people with disabilities.
The Office performs a unique combination of functions such as:
- Carrying out assessments and research on the social participation of persons with disabilities in Québec, resulting in recommendations based on the analysis of reliable data;
- Advising government, ministries, public and private bodies, and municipalities on any public initiative that may have an impact on the social participation of people with disabilities;
- Consulting partners and collaborating with relevant organizations in seeking effective and applicable solutions to reduce barriers to the social participation of people with disabilities;
- Providing direct services to people with disabilities, their families and loved ones.