November Meeting of the Transition Group is on Nov 9th 2019 at 10:30am

Guest Speaker – Community Living BC (CLBC)

We are very happy to welcome Randy Schmidt as our guest speaker for this meeting. Randy is the Executive Director for Communications and Relations for Community
Living BC (CLBC). Randy will give us an update on key strategic projects that CLBC is
working on, as well as the new Intake Process.
Date and Time Saturday November 9th at 10:30am
Location 2006 West 10th Avenue (The Vancouver Resource Society building)
enter thru’ car park at the back of the building

See you there
Yuko and Liz

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First Meeting of the New Season is on Wednesday Oct 2nd 2019 at 6:30pm

Our first meeting of the new season is on Wednesday, October 2nd at  6.30pm at our East side location –
Developmental Disabilities Association’s (DDA), Kaslo hub  at 3455 Kaslo Street

Topic
We have found it very useful to have our first meeting of the year
focus on transition issues in general. If you are one of our new
families this might be needing information on Person with Disability
Benefit (PWD) or getting the  Representation Agreement done etc.
However, if you have been transitioning for some time you may need
support in other areas such as Employment or Housing.

Terry Schenkel from DDA will be there too so come and say Hello, meet other families and discuss topics of interest for the upcoming season.
Everyone welcome
Liz and Yuko
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Last Meeting of the Season – Saturday June 1st at 10:30am

The last meeting of the Transition Group for the current season will be on Saturday June 1st at 10:30am. We will be gathering at the Vancouver Resource Society’s site 2006 West 10th to celebrate those youths graduating from high school. We will also be sharing information on summer activities. Details to follow.

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Next Meeting is May 1st at 6:30pm

Transition Parent group Meeting – Wednesday May 1st  at 6:30pm.   Kaslo  DDA location (3455 Kaslo)

Topic – Wills, trusts and other related issues

An opportunity to get (FREE!!) advice from one of the leaders in this field, and hopefully, finally deal with some of those fears we have regarding our children’s future

We are so lucky to have Ken Kramer of KML Law come and talk to our families about Wills and Trusts. Ken in addition to running a law firm has been on many boards regarding seniors, and people with disabilities and has been at the forefront in Choices for Support in Independent Living (CSIL) advocacy.  Ken also has lots of info on Power of Attorney and Representation Agreements. Check out his website….. a great source www.kmklaw.net

Date and Time: Wednesday May 1st 6.30 pm

Location: DDA ‘s Kaslo location

3455 Kaslo Street (entre thru parking lot)

Lots of parking in their lot

 

 

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Next Meeting is on Saturday 26th January at 10:30am

In conjunction with posAbilities and BACI, the next Meeting of the Transition Group is a Housing Workshop on Saturday January 26th at 10:30am. We have an exciting panel of experts on Housing for people with Disabilities, in particular, Home Sharing, which can take many forms.

When: Saturday, January 26th, 10:30am – 1pm

Where: Vancouver Resource Society, 2006 West 10th Ave, Vancouver. Enter through car park in the back of the building.

Lunch will be included and youth care is also available (please put in request)

Please RSVP transitionparents@gmail.com to confirm your space by Wednesday, January the 23rd, as spaces for this workshop are limited. 

 

 

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2 Important Dates : Dec 5th and Dec 8th

The Vancouver School Board Transition fair….One stop shopping for all issues related to transition and onward – Agencies for Adult Services, Employment, Social and Recreational Programs, Housing, Government Agencies, Post Secondary Programs and many more. Our Transition Group will be there so come and say Hello. We can help guide you to the info you need.

Wednesday December 5th\

Eric Hamber Secondary School

5025 Willow St (Cafeteria)

4.00pm – 7.00pm

 

IMPORTANT CHANGE : Our Parent Transition Group has moved its original meeting date due to the VSB event above. It is now on Saturday December 8th at our Kaslo meeting location. As previously advertised this hands on event is a great chance for you to create a personalized booklet for your youth/adult.

Saturday December 8th

DDA Kaslo location

3455 Kaslo Street

10.30 am – 1.00pm

 

 

 

 

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Next Meeting of the Transition Group Saturday November 3rd, 2018

The next meeting of the Transition Group will be on Saturday November 3rd at 10:30am. We will meet at our westside location at VRS (Vancouver Resource Society), located at 2006 West 10th Avenue in Vancouver.

The topic will be “Employment and Skills Development for People with Disabilities”

See you there.  Yuko and Liz

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