The next meeting of the Transition Group will be on Saturday morning at 10:30am on March 3rd at our Eastside location at the Developmental Disabilities Assn Kaslo hub, 3455 Kaslo Street in Vancouver. This is a CHANGE from our usual time of Wednesday evening.
The topic is “technology for people with disabilities”. Hope to see you there!
Next Meeting of our Transition Group will be on Saturday January 27th 2018, at 10:30am. We will meet at Vancouver Resource Society at 2006 West 10th in Vancouver, and the topic will be “Money Matters for people with disabilities” Details to follow in the new year.
Parent Transition Group – December 6th, 2017 at 6:30pm
Hi everyone – Looking forward to seeing you at our next meeting on Wednesday December 6th at 6:30pm at our Eastside location – Developmental Disabilities Assn’s (DDA) Kaslo hub.
We are extremely lucky to be pairing with DDA (Developmental Disabilities Assn) in presenting this workshop. Their behavioural services coordinator, Ryan Bazylak, will be providing a behavioural science overview for families who are working through various behavioural challenges.
Please come prepared with situations about which you are willing to ask questions and share information in a non-recorded but public forum. Ryan will field questions and brief discussions with the intention of pointing you in the right direction to more effectively coordinate support for your loved ones.
Location: DDA Kaslo Hub
3455 Kaslo Street, Vancouver (enter thru’ car park)
Date/Time: December 6th at 6:30pm
It was very good to see so many new faces at our first meeting on Wednesday October 4th at our Kaslo location. Our next meeting is on Saturday November 4th at 10:30am. We will have a representative from Community Living BC (CLBC) come and talk to us about eligibility and the request for services process. The meeting will be at our Westside location at Vancouver Resource Society on west 10th. Hope to see you there.
The last meeting of our season will be on Saturday June 10th, 2017 at our Westside location at Vancouver Resource Society, 2006 West 10th Avenue, at 10:30am
We will be celebrating our new graduates and also be covering various summer programs. See you at 10:30am on 10th June
Yuko and Liz
Hope to see many of you at the next meeting of the Vancouver Parents Transition group. We will meet at our Westside Location at 2006 West 10th Avenue at 10:30am
Our guest speaker will be Leanne Dospital, Advocate for Service Quality. Leanne will speak about her role and responsibilities. Here is some information about Leanne from the website.
The Advocate for Service Quality can help you to understand government systems and services and ensure your voice is heard.
The Advocate for Service Quality can help you find supports and services offered by:
- The B.C. government
- Community Living BC (CLBC)
- Health Authorities
- Community agencies, for example, the Family Support Institute
The Advocate, Leanne Dospital, is appointed by, and reports directly to, the minister of the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation.
She can answer questions about how what services might be available, how funding decisions are made, eligibility or how to make a complaint if you don’t:
See you there!
Yuko and Liz
Good to see so many of you at our last meeting. Our next meeting is on Wednesday March 1st at 6:30pm, at our Eastside location DDA Kaslo Site. The topic will be Safety and Sexuality for People with Disabilities. Hope to see you there!
Yuko and Liz