Disability

May 25, 2011
BCANDS provides a variety of support services and resources to help B.C.'s aboriginal people with disabilities, and others associated with the disabled.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Indigenous, British Columbia, Organizations
May 25, 2011
In co-ordination with other organizations, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative pursues accessibility of the web for people with disabilities through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Technology, Campaigns and initiatives, International
May 25, 2011
Citizen Advocacy is a non-profit organization which assists people with disabilities living in the Ottawa-Carleton area.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Ottawa, Ontario, Organizations
April 28, 2011
The B.C. Community Living Action Group (BC-CLAG) has released its report Reaching Out, Weighing In which is the result of broad based community discussions, including two major public forums hosted...
Keywords: Article , Disability, British Columbia
April 12, 2011
Social assistance policy manuals are an important source of detailed information about such questions as initial and ongoing eligibility, the treatment of assets and income, how benefits are...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Disability, social assistance, social assistance, Welfare, Welfare, welfare manual, welfare policy, welfare policy, Government information, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
BCPIAC
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
April 8, 2011
SelfAdvocateNet is the website for the Abbotsford Self-Advocacy Group and a larger network of self advocates who want others to know what is possible if they speak up and stand up for their rights....
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, intellectual disabilities, self-advocacy, self-advocate, British Columbia, Services
Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
Assistive Technology Co-operative
January 7, 2011
Over the past year, the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities has been working with a number of community organizations in British Columbia through the BC Personal Supports Council to discuss the...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Technology, British Columbia
December 17, 2010
The Globe and Mail reports on what advocates have been reporting for months: problems with BC's welfare phone helpline have been creating long delays in payment, acceptance for welfare and disability...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Welfare, British Columbia
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