Monthly Archives: May 2015

Presentation: Rights for Youth in Transition

  The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC presents: Presentation by Marta Carlucci, facilitator with the Family Support Institute of BC, about: gaps that exist when children with disabilities transition into adulthood transition timeline for youth with disabilities human rights of … Continue reading

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Community Update: Correspondence from Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation Re: Assignment of Maintenance Rights

Please note: This Community Alert was posted on our blog earlier this week but was REVISED May 20th 2015, to correct a small error and provide more information.  Dear Community Partner, The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) … Continue reading

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Province provides support to British Columbians living with brain injuries

On Wednesday, Minister Terry Lake announced that the Province will be providing $3 million in funding over three years for brain injury support. DABC attended this announcement and met members of Brain Injury Alliance and other groups that help people … Continue reading

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Disability Alliance Executive Director Appointed to Order of BC

We are delighted and honoured to announce that Jane Dyson, Executive Director of Disability Alliance BC, has been appointed to the Order of BC for 2015. For more information about Jane’s appointment and the other recipients of the Order, visit … Continue reading

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Free Basic Budgeting Workshop at DABC

What:                 A free workshop about Basic Budgeting Where:               Disability Alliance BC’s office at #204- 456 West Broadway in Vancouver When:                Thursday, May 28th from 1pm- 2pm To Register:      Call Val at 604-875-0188 or email: feedback@disabilityalliancebc.org We will cover: what is … Continue reading

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DABC Self-Help Guides have Been Updated

Dear Community Partner, We have completed a full update of our Help Sheet self-help guides on provincial disability benefits and programs. They are available on our website at: http://tinyurl.com/nuqaxrq We’ve also updated our guide on appealing to the Social Security … Continue reading

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