Local Self Advocacy Groups

Langley Self Advocacy Group

Inclusion Langley Society has supported a Self-Advocate Committee since 2009. The committee meets monthly to provide information about self-advocacy and to talk about issues and events that are important to self-advocates. The committee has been involved in organization events and projects that have resulted in the development of guides for self-advocates on Supported Decision Making, Abuse and Neglect and Employment Rights. The goals of the committee are to promote learning,

Self Advocates of British Columbia Group

  These groups came together to learn and support each other. These groups also came together so they can share and help grow other self-advocacy groups.       Stay tune for further developments of this group if other self advocates want join can call Charmly Smith, SAS Involvement Coordinator Jill Glennie, UNITI Community Development Advisor  Mobile: 604-209-7979 Office: 604-536-1242 Ext 212 Fax:  604-536-9507   Email Addresses for the Organizations Represented

Okanagan Self-Advocate Group

Who We Are: We are a group of adults with diversabilities who meet once a month to talk about issues that matter to us and help make our lives better because we are more aware. All are welcome to our meetings: ► Potential Self-Advocates ► Friends of members► Support workers What We Do: ►Talk about great successes, as well as things we are concerned about ►Increase awareness about living with

KELOWNA SELF ADVOCATES GROUP

WHO ARE THE KELOWNA SELF ADVOCATES? Self-advocates are people living in the Okanagan who have lived in institutions, group homes and proprietary care. Some of us still live in these places, but many of us live in our own apartments and houses. Some of us have only ever lived in our parent’s homes. Self Advocates have formed groups and we get together by our own choice. No one is forced

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 are from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.   Upcoming meetings MSA Society for Community Living located at 2391 Crescent Way, Abbotsford BC. Our History The Abbotsford Self Advocate Group started in the early 1990’s.  The Group used to meet at the old Wildwood Site on

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

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