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

How do I.....?

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

 

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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Options for Us: Housing for People with Disabilities

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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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