Saturday, January 24, 2009

Campaign: End Waitlists Now (Community Living sector)

Campaign to End Waitlists Blog

End Waitlists Now:
People with Developmental Disabilities Deserve Better

BCACL has joined together with other family and community groups to address waitlists that are forcing children and youth with special needs, adults with developmental disabilities and their families into crisis.

Virtual Rally - January 30th to February 1st. You can be a part of the rally without even leaving your home. All you have to do is visit End Waitlists Now between January 30th and February 1st and follow at least one of three easy steps to urge the Premier to support community living in his budget.

BC Association of Community Living - advocacy, campaigns, news, events.

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)

BC Family Net Society - Family support & advocacy organization.

Community Living BC - they provide services, supports, Individualized funding for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Also, parents, advocates, self-advocates and other stakeholders can join the community councils in their region.

BC Representative for Children & Youth - Advocates for child & youth rights and helps with systemic problems, monitors and reviews government services.

Report: Children and Youth Rep Update on System of Services for Children and Youth with Special Needs

Advocate for Service Quality - Adults with disabilities can ask for help, make complaints and get support here.

Office of the Ombudsman

Make an appointment with your MLA

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