Poster for NSDRC LIVE! 2017 fundraiser

THANK YOU for your support!

Thanks to this year’s artists, The Jeff Standfield band and Colin Mochrie & Deb McGrath, NSDRC LIVE! 2017 was a great success. Funds raised on September 23 support our Information and Advocacy Program which provides critical services that reduce barriers and increase accessibility for North Shore people with disabilities and their families. Raffle tickets still available! $5 gives you a chance to win a trip for two anywhere WestJet flies! Tickets are on sale until October 12 at the NSDRC office at 3158 Mountain Hwy in Lynn Valley.

 

Let’s Make Change Together!

Snapping Barriers project poster
Snapping Barriers is a Disability Barrier Media Art Project. The North Shore Disability Resource Centre is proud to present a project from their Disabled Community Connection Network. Let’s create change together! Accessible to everyone, ASL interpretation provided (please confirm your attendance).
Please join us for the first planning session:
October 19th, 4pm – 6pm at PeerNet BC, 408- 602 West Hastings Street, Vancouver.
Please Register: s.klassen@nsdrc.org or 604-904-4088

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Interested in Being or Finding a Mentor?

mentorAbility logo
 
MentorAbility is mentoring initiative to bring business/career people and talented, motivated youth and adults with disabilities together to promote informed career exploration.
Do you enjoy sharing your expertise, knowledge and practical experience? You can be a mentor for an hour, a day, or more!
To find out how to participate as a mentor or to find a mentor, please contact your area facilitator, Glenda Kopperson at the North Shore Disability Resource Centre:
g.kopperson@nsdrc.org or 604-904-4075.
MentorAbility ia a program of the Canadian Association for Supported Employment

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And our Poster Contest Winner is………..BRENDAN!

This year’s theme was My Favourite Activity. Our judges had a really hard time picking the winner this year! Brendan’s love of fishing shone through, and the judge’s loved the loose sketchy painting.
For all the amazing poster entries, please go to our Poster Contest page.
Brendan's poster shows a loose sketch of a person catching a reddish fish

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Options for Us: Housing for People with Disabilities

Image of three houses made of puzzlepieces
 
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.

From March 2016 until January 2017 the project engaged more than 140 parents, family members and individuals from NSDRC programs, the North Shore Brain Injury Survivors Group, the North Shore Schizophrenia Society, the North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC’s Youth Without Limits Group, and NSDRC’s Supportive Transition Adult Education program.

The report has been released and 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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