0002The Disability Without Poverty Network (DWPN), which is comprised of six groups including the BCCPD, has produced the brief “What would it take to make British Columbia the most progressive jurisdiction for people living with disabilities?” This brief is the DWPN’s submission to the province’s Disability White Paper consultation process.

The document makes 6 key recommendations:

  • Provide disability supports using a person-centered approach
  • Provide adequate disability income supports
  • Secure access to safe, secure and accessible housing for people with disabilities
  • Support employment and social inclusion in a meaningful way
  • Do not eliminate current disability-based supports in an effort to simplify the system
  • Allow vulnerable families to benefit from child support payments

To read the full submission, please visit the following link: http://tinyurl.com/nesh5mf