Monthly Archives: December 2015

Attend to loneliness: you’re not the only one!

It’s holiday time and we’ve dusted off Resilience Tip #23 on loneliness. To read an update and our five tips for increasing social connection, read the December 2015 issue of our e-newsletter, Our Voice. If you’re not a subscriber, you’ll want … Continue reading

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Changes Effective December 1 2015 for people receiving the Persons with Disabilities benefit (PWD)

The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation has made the following changes: Increased the asset limit for single persons from $5,000 to $100,000. Couples where both adults have PWD now have a $200,000 asset limit, up from $10,000. This … Continue reading

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New video: Tax AID DABC – Success Stories

Please check out this brief video of some clients we’ve helped through our Tax AID DABC program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kG6yS00ysPo Since July 2015 we’ve helped PWD/PPMB recipients access over $100,000 in credits and rebates. For more information about our program: http://www.disabilityalliancebc.org/ourwork_new.htm or http://taxaiddabc.org/ Thank you … Continue reading

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Community Update: Changes to the Disability Tax Credit Application

December 2015 Dear Community Partner, The Canada Revenue Agency has changed the layout of the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) application. Some of the notable changes are as follows: 1. The application package has been shortened from 12 pages to 6 … Continue reading

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DABC’s Outstanding Employment Awards – 2016

We’re delighted to announce that nominations are now open for Disability Alliance BC’s (DABC) 2016 Outstanding Employment Awards. This year, DABC will recognize a BC employer who has demonstrated excellence in the hiring and employing of people with disabilities. We … Continue reading

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Event: North Vancouver Holiday Community Connection

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 North Vancouver City Library – 120 West 14th St, North Vancouver, BC Registration, Silent Auction and Social — 5:30 pm Information Sessions — 6 pm – 8 pm Information sessions: Accessing Choice in Supports for Independent … Continue reading

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