Poster for NSDRC LIVE! 2017 fundraiser

NSDRC LIVE! 2017

Connecting Community through Comedy!

Join us Saturday, September 23 @ 7:30 pm at North Vancouver’s Centennial Theatre, where iconic Canadian performers Colin Mochrie & Deb McGrath will work their comedy magic to benefit the NSDRC Foundation. Tickets $50, Limited $150 Meet and Greet VIP tickets available - on sale April 15!

Purchase tickets through Centennial Theatre’s box office, (604) 984-4484; or online at www.centennialtheatre.com, starting April 15, 2017.

How does buying a ticket reduce barriers and increase accessibility?

For media inquiries or more information, please contact David Hicks, NSDRC (604) 999-6435

 

Interested in Being or Finding a Mentor?

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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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Colin & Deb have a message for you:

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You are Invited to our Annual General Meeting

The North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC) is pleased to invite you to our 2016-2017 Annual General Meeting on Monday, September 18, 2017. Please note the details below. Kindly RSVP by calling 604.985.5371.

Annual General Meeting 2016-2017
Date: Monday, September 18, 2017
Time: 5:00PM to 7:30PM
Address: Seymour Room, Holiday Inn & Suites
700 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC

Registration & Refreshments: 5:00 PM AGM: 5:30 PM

There will be a presentation of the Options for Us Housing Report and a panel discussion as part of the meeting.

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Learn, Discuss, and Connect!

Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly connection and information sharing group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability. Come out and hear speakers on topics relevant to you. Share your experiences through lively discussion. Facilitated by and for people with disabilities. Please let us know of any accommodations you require. The next meeting is 4pm-6pm, Thursday September 21st at PeerNet BC, #408-602 West Hastings (an accessible space). Refreshments will be served.
Please register by emailing s.klassen@nsdrc.org or calling 604-904-4088.
poster for Disabled Community Connection Network meeting Sept 21, 4pm-6pm

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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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