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Local Self Advocacy Groups

Self Advocates Leadership Network

Please check out  Self Advocate Leadership Network (SALN) website for all information leading to the groups activities Contact the group use their email info@salnbc.com     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. Self Advocate Leadership Network,s  first Meeting that was in May 2nd,2019   These Groups came together in November 21st,2019

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

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 the

Abbotsford Self Advocacy Group

      WE BELIEVE ALL PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO DIRECT THEIR OWN LIVES Abbotsford Self Advocacy Group Date time of Meetings   Upcoming meeting at moment on hold Covig 19 virus for now   just a reminder our next Self Advocates meetings will be held on a Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at MSA Society for Community Living located at 2391 Crescent Way, Abbotsford. Our History The

Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo – SAS

The Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo (SAS) makes change through positive relationships. This focus provides the organization opportunities to engage others in our work and to collaborate on projects with the community, businesses, non-profits and government organizations. SAS pays close attention to support accessibility and inclusion in their community, province and country. SAS is an independent organization mainly funded by Semiahmoo House Society and The Semiahmoo Foundation.SAS has had success in Grants

The Self Advocates of Nanaimo (SAN)

“Nothing About Us Without Us” Self Advocates Nanaimo – SAN·Wednesday, August 21, 2019· 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

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

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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