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Province to provide $24 million for supports benefiting families living on low incomes

Posted on March 22, 2017 by DABC The excerpt below has been taken from a press release posted on the BC Provincial government’s website. Read the full press release here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017SDSI0036-000781 “The Province is investing $24 million to increase access for low-income families to fresh food, dental and hearing care for children, and to support community initiatives to reduce poverty. The funding includes $10 million to Food Banks BC to

Selfadvocatenet.com Coverage of Canadian Federal Budget 2017

This page will highlight the budget that are in area disabilities affect us as more details what in budget for disabilities this place check back on updated daily         Here is from Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) Federal Budget 2017: Positive Steps for Canadians with Disabilities – Accountabilities Needed to Ensure Inclusion and Accessibility April 3, 2017 Federal Budget 2017 proposes new and expanded investments with

DABC Community Update: Disability Assistance Rate Increase and New Child Benefit Exemptions

Posted on March 21, 2017 by DABC March 2017 Community Update Disability Assistance Rate Increase and New Child Benefit Exemptions The monthly disability assistance rate for people receiving Persons with Disabilities (PWD) benefits from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) will increase by $50 beginning with the cheque that will be issued on March 22 (for April benefits). Families with two people designated as PWDs will receive

Update: Ready, Willing and Able BC

  Inclusion BC is a proud co-delivery partner for British Columbia for Ready, Willing and Able. Here’s an update on this innovative initiative. Zero Project highlights Canada’s ‘innovative’ RWA at 2017 Vienna conference Canada’s Ready, Willing and Able initiative was highlighted at this year’s Zero Project conference in Vienna, which focused on inclusive employment, vocational education and training. The conference, with over 500 in attendance from more than 70 countries, recognized

Community Update: Changes to Online Application for Disability and Income Assistance

March 2017 At the end of February, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) introduced major changes to the way that British Columbians apply for disability and income assistance. Here are the main changes as explained by the MSDSI: • People who apply for income and disability assistance are now required to register for the Ministry’s MySelfServe online service and acquire a BCeID to start an application. Applicants

People First Call for Nominations and AGM Information

ALL GENERAL MEETING AND CALL FOR NOMINATIONS  13 Mar 2017 Call for nominations for the Board of Directors of BC People First! The Nominations are due April 23, 2017. Elections will be held at the AGM on Sunday April 30th, 2017. Visit our Events page for more details: click here.    Dear Members of BC People First: The BC People First Society (BCPF) is a non-profit provincial organization that is

Law Commission of Ontario Rejects Proposals to Advance Rights of People who have an Intellectual Disability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2017 Toronto, ON On March 8, the Law Commission of Ontario released its long awaited Final Report on Legal Capacity, Decision-Making and Guardianship. The report goes to some length to flatly reject detailed proposals it received from the Coalition on Alternatives to Guardianship, which includes Community Living Ontario, People First of Ontario, People First of Canada and the Canadian Association for Community Living. For over

International Women’s Day

    Selfadvocatenet.com in support of International Women,s Day today. We at Sans ex knowledge though in our society that are woman make meaningful contributions and right to a equal playing field  for women and to those in disability community that work protect care and mothers in care of love one we like support all woman in our society for the compassion and also stop bulling against woman. Selfadvocatenet.com we

BC Election 2017 Toolkit Join, Connect, Discuss & Vote!

Inclusion BC invites you to join us in pursuing our vision of a province where we all belong. A province where each child has the love and support they need to thrive and achieve their full potential. Where families and communities are empowered, providing a welcoming and supportive place for all. Where the barriers to inclusion and full citizenship are broken down, allowing all citizens, including those with developmental disabilities,

Tax Assistance and Information for People with Disabilities (Tax AID DABC)

Its that time year again to file your taxes. Disability Alliance Society of B.C. is the place you can get help with for people with disabilities to file their taxes 2017       Who We Are Tax Assistance and Information for People with Disabilities DABC (Tax AID DABC) is a new program offered by Disability Alliance BC (DABC). Through this program, we can assist people who are receiving the Persons with Disabilities

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