Moms on the Move
19Oct/101

Public Forum on Community Living Cuts

Skills & (Dis)Abilities: You're invited to participate in a public forum on provincial budget cuts & service redesign in BC's community living sector. Panel presentations and small group dialogue for families, self-advocates, support workers, and concerned citizens.
  • Date/Time: Monday, October 25, 2010, 7-9pm
  • Location: Ukrainian Orthodox Centre (Auditorium),  154 East 10th Avenue (between Main & Quebec Streets)

Wheelchair access: the venue and restrooms accommodate wheelchair users.

Parking: In garage (access at front of bldg) + outdoor lot on southeast side. Wheelchair access at  front doors only. Also, limited street parking.

Co-presented by: British Columbia Association for Community Living (BCACL); BC Coalition of People With Disabilities (BCCPD); BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU); Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA); Moms on the Move (MOMS); United Community Services Co-op, BC FamilyNet 

Moderator: Tim Beachy, United Community Services Co-op

Panellists:

  • Jane Dyson, BC Coalition for People with Disabilities
  • Faith Bodnar, BC Association for Community Living
  • Alanna Hendren, Developmental Disabilities Association
  • Dawn Steele, Moms on the Move
  • James Cavalluzzo, BC Government and Service Employees' Unions

More information about group home closures, community living cuts and concerns about forced relocations on our Group Home Advocacy page

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