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TransLink launches HandyDART Modernization Program

TransLink launches HandyDART Modernization Program

March 29, 2021 – Media Release TransLink seeks feedback on Compass rollout, changes to fares, and registration process NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. – TransLink is launching the HandyDART Modernization Program, a package of updates designed to ensure the service remains accessible and flexible for those who need it now and in the future. The program represents one of the biggest customer improvements to HandyDART since its inception in 1980 and will

Care, support help rebuild a foundation for the future

Vancouver Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:00 AM One size most definitely does not fit all in providing community social services, and a non-profit serving some of B.C.’s most complex citizens is a clear example of that.PLEA Community Social Services develops an individual care plan for every one of the 1,200 people referred for its services every year. “Some of those people are youth and need a plan that looks a lot

Government of Canada helps employers create accessible and inclusive workplaces for employees with disabilities

News release March 23, 2021              Ottawa, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada remains committed to building a more inclusive and accessible Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. One way to strengthen Canada’s workforce and economic recovery is to address the challenges experienced by persons with disabilities in securing gainful employment. To help improve

Okanagan Accessibility Group

Contact us Email okanagan.accessibility@gmail.com Phone Katie Moore Group Organizer 250 306 7326 And  the Okanagan Accessibility Group can be reached  go to our Facebook page    Events: of Okanagan Accessibility Group    

AiMHi to find housing for people with developmental disabilities

Prince George Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:30 AM Opening a new housing complex in a global pandemic wasn’t part of the plan when AiMHi – the Prince George Association for Community Living – finally settled on what to do with a piece of property it had owned for many years. However, it was a big concern at AiMHi that people with developmental disabilities were starting to show up in the

Seniors, people with disabilities to benefit from improved home adaptation program

Victoria Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:45 PM The Province, through BC Housing, has made a number of improvements to a program that helps seniors and people with permanent disabilities or diminished abilities with the cost of making adaptations to their homes for independent living. Previously known as the Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program, the BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA) program features a number of changes including,

Kristian Shaw Presentations during Covid 19

Please see the attached PowerPoint Presentation submitted by Krystian Shaw, self-advocate from Kamloops. Krystian does presentations about dreaming big, having success in life and with the right supports you can do anything you set their mind to do. 

10 Years Of Employment

  Written by: Abneet Dhaliwal My name is Abneet Dhaliwal and I was born with Cerebral Palsy. Before I got employed I didn’t know how to find a job and Milieu Family Services has advocated for me. They have encouraged me to apply at Old Navy Guilford as a Greeter once a week. I have started working at Old Navy in 2010 and just had a 10 years Anniversary Celebration

Book Club with Katelyn: The Hunger Games

March 23 @ 12:30PM PDT – 1:30PM PDT |Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event SESSION INFO:   « Back to all events Join Katelyn as we dive into the second book of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire! The Hunger Games is a dystopian series of novels written by Suzanne Collins. It is written in the voice of 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the future, post-apocalyptic nation of Panem in North America. The Capitol, a highly advanced metropolis, exercises political control

Government of Canada increases funding for alternate format materials for persons with print disabilities

  News release March 16, 2021              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada continues to take important and decisive action to ensure that all Canadians are supported during the COVID-19 pandemic. We know Canadians living with disabilities are facing significant challenges during this difficult time and that long-standing barriers to inclusion have been heightened.

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