Local Self Advocacy Groups

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

Kamloops Speaking Up Self-Advocacy Awareness Group!

 Hello! We are the Kamloops Speaking Up Self-Advocacy Awareness (SUSA) Group.   Our group is focused on: being a team, to encourage, support, and stand up for each other; to have a voice and take charge of our lives to achieve our goals and dreams; to be understood in all aspects of our lives and to create awareness and a better world! Our committee is made up of people with

Mission Self-Advocacy Group: Without us, It Doesn’t Work

The Mission Self Advocacy Group believes that all people can contribute in meaningful ways to their communities.   And Mission, nestled on a a southern coastal mountain slope, overlooking the lush valley of the mighty Fraser River, is home to a population of 38,000 residents.   One of those residents is Bryce Schaufelberger, who has been a member of the Mission Self Advocacy Group for more than 16 years and

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