Do you have a question about employment? Whether you are a job seeker or an employer, we can answer you questions and assist with solutions! Call Glenda, NSDRC's employment specialist at 604-985-5371

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If you've got questions about employment, Glenda can provide support for job seekers with disabilities and for employers looking to hire. You can reach Glenda by calling 604-985-5371 or emailing g.kopperson@nsdrc.org

 

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Have your say about mental health and addictions services - are they working for you and your loved ones?
It is likely that you or someone you care about will be affected by mental health and/or substance use at some point in life. These issues don’t discriminate – they affect people from all walks of life, of all ages and backgrounds, from all regions of the province, including your neighbours, co-workers, friends, parents, siblings and children.
People with disabilities don’t always have the greatest experiences trying to access Mental Health and Addictions services – you can tell your story via online form, until June 7.

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Let’s Talk About Employment

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My name is Gillian Burns and this is my story of my first job after University.
I was in my final year of my Bachelor Degree at the University of Victoria in 2001 when I had the opportunity to interview for my first job as an English as Second Language teacher in Tokyo, Japan. I was looking forward to learning how to speak Japanese, eat lots of sushi and learn how to live like a local….For what happens next and to read all the employment blog posts, click here

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Want to Know what People With Disabilities said about Poverty Reduction?

On Saturday March 10th, a group of 17 people sat down to discuss poverty reduction. Here’s what they said: REPORT on Poverty Reduction Community Meeting for People with Disabilities and their Families

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Here’s what People with Disabilities and their Families said about Housing

In 2016, the NSDRC Association and Foundation Boards began a housing engagement project called Options for Us – Housing for People with Disabilities on the North Shore with the goal of asking a range of people with disabilities and their families and caregivers about the current housing situation, and what would work better.

The report can be viewed as a PDF here: Final Report on Options for Us Engagements

Check out our list of housing for families, adults and seniors with disabilities in the Resource Guide

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Support NSDRC in a new way by donating to our GoFundMe campaign!

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We’re trying something a little different with this GoFundMe campaign, because we think it’s the perfect way to reach people in the community who want the opportunity to give something back and be part of creating a long term solution to a big problem that’s too often overlooked. Check out our GoFundMe page by clicking the button below.

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