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New affordable rental homes open in Coquitlam

  Coquitlam Friday, May 26, 2023 10:45 AM People who need accessible housing, such as seniors and people living with disabilities, have started to move into 12 new affordable and safe rental homes in Coquitlam.“With the opening of these 12 new accessible homes, more people in Coquitlam have access to comfortable homes without barriers,” said Ravi Kahlon, B.C. Minister of Housing. “Everyone deserves a good, affordable home that meets their

Job Skills

I asked Chat GPT to “Write a 500 word post about getting job skills for a 25-year-old man with learning disabilities” ChatGPT Response Title: Developing Job Skills: Empowering a 25-Year-Old Man with Learning Disabilities Introduction (75 words): Navigating the job market can be challenging for anyone, but it can be even more daunting for individuals with learning disabilities. However, with the right support and guidance, these individuals can develop valuable

FASD – Thinking Outside of the Box

May 25 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm PDT Recurring Event (See all) SESSION INFO:   « Back to all events Empowering conversations for individuals affected by FASD and those that support them. A family hangout that provides a safe place to share and connect. Click Here to Register!  Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member

FSI Learning Explorations – What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers

May 25 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am PDT SESSION INFO:   « Back to all events Join us on Thursday May 25th for What Families Need to Know When Hiring Respite Workers with Caitlin Goodsell Hiring a respite provider is not always as straightforward as it seems. In this session, we will explore the different ways of correctly hiring respite providers under the guidelines set out by the

Affordable rental homes open in Nanaimo

  Nanaimo Saturday, April 29, 2023 12:00 PM Families with low or moderate incomes, seniors and people living with disabilities now have access to 74 new affordable rental homes with the opening of a new apartment building in Nanaimo. “Affordable rental housing like this is essential in the midst of a housing crisis, with the cost of living going up,” said Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Housing. “Housing like the Brechin Hill

BCSALN: Present Join the Party

February 23:  Noon to 1 pm  Join the Party!  Bring a lunch and listen to some music Registration is by email on the poster.

What do families think of the Family Connections Centres? 

Released Report Nov 21st,2022 Self-Advocates interest want to know about this report from Autism BC  report that govt has made that took away individualized funding that children with autism to get help with their needs  as now been taken away for family connection centres put children at risk with autism with this decision bc govt made report came out by Autism BC     What do families think of the

Government of Canada invests in youth-driven projects to improve accessibility and disability inclusion

News release August 12, 2022              Vancouver, British Columbia              Employment and Social Development Canada The imagination, determination, and innovation of Canada’s youth are essential to building the Canada we all want: a country that is inclusive and barrier-free for persons with disabilities. By continuing to invest in youth and working with local and community-based organizations to increase accessibility and

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