Local Self Advocacy Groups

The Self Advocates of Nanaimo (SAN)

“Nothing About Us Without Us” Self Advocates Nanaimo – SAN·Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Self Advocates Nanaimo (SAN) was formed with support of Nanaimo Supporting Advocates in Leadership in 2014. SAN is an important platform for people with diversabilities to have a voice and to learn how to take positive action towards the issues presented. SAN provides opportunities for advocacy, mentorship, education and community building. Recently, SAN was involved in a

Delta Self Advocacy Group

  Self Advocacy is a civil rights movement for people with developmental disabilities. Self Advocates seek to reduce the isolation of people with a developmental disability and share the tools and experience they need to take greater control over their lives – including being in charge of their own supports, or lobbying for improvements in public services. Self Advocates speak up for people with disabilities who cannot speak up for

Milieu Family Services Self-Advocacy Group

  This is Home Page of Milieu Family Services Self-Advocacy Group Self-Advocacy is representing unity in all. Working together we strive for positive growth, goals, and independence. Accepting everyone’s differences and abilities, we learn from each other. Together we give and receive, helping gain connections within the community. Everyone’s ideas are accepted with respect and dignity. Group events are filled with pride and joy, while sharing smiles and laughter along

NELSON SELF-ADVOCACY GROUP

What is the purpose of a Self-Advocacy Group? The purpose of The Nelson Self-Advocacy Group is to encourage people with disabilities to take more control over their own lives, make their own decisions, solve their own problems, and speak for themselves. We build awareness and education of the strengths, rights, wants, and needs of people with disabilities. The direction of the group will be member-driven and therefore the group could

Abbotsford Self Advocacy Group

WE BELIEVE ALL PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO DIRECT THEIR OWN LIVES Abbotsford Self Advocacy Group Date time of Meetings 4th Wednesday of every month our Meetings May 30th and June 20th 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Meetings from 6:30pm til 8:30pm.   Upcoming meeting in April just a reminder our next Self Advocates meeting will be held on: Wednesday  April 25th, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at

Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo – SAS

The Self Advocates of Semiahmoo(SAS) are a group made up of awesome people with diverse abilities and forward thinking ideas. SAS is about real change. SAS members gain confidence, friendships and create meaningful experiences. There are lots of ways to be a part of SAS; meetings, speaking, karaoke nights, fundraisers, conferences,Community Inclusion month, Surrey Eagles night, sharing with others and so much more!! The Self-Advocates ofSemiahmoo (SAS) are also a

Self Advocates for a Brighter Future – SABF

Self Advocates for a Brighter Future (commonly known as “SABF”) was started June 6, 2007, by self advocates and support persons of BeConnected Support Services and Kardel Consulting. SABF is an open group, which means anybody is able to join. In early 2015 SABF opened up a new chapter in Duncan serving self advocates in the Cowichan Valley. SABF meets once monthly, more frequently when we are working on a project; and

Revelstoke Self Advocacy Group

A bit about ourselves………. Our group was started in 2014 when Robert Tippe (founder) was looking into whether Revelstoke had a group running at that time. Rob found that there had been a group but due to staffing/volunteer changes the group fell between the cracks and wasn’t continued. Living with a disability he understood the difficulties that people with disabilities faced in everyday life and he wanted to do something

Sooke Self Advocacy Group

Robyn Appleton was a member of People First in Mission before moving out to the island. She has been living in Sooke, on Vancouver Island, for about five years now and misses the activities she participated in when she was in People First. To this end she has decided to set up a Self Advocacy group in Sooke.   The goal of this meeting is for people to meet each

THE CHILLIWACK PEOPLE FIRST GROUP

The Chilliwack People First group is a group for self advocates to get together, share our stories and experiences, stay informed and support one another. We are friends who help each other. The group started in 1992 when Mike and Connie Newton got together with Julie Flumerfelt as an advisor and started inviting others to join in. The 3 founders have moved on but 2 of our current members were

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