What’s New at the VDRC!
Help those experiencing homelessness in our community! The VDRC is helping the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness collect donations for Project Connect. We will be collecting up until October 16th. For more information on the essential items needed please see Project Connect’s website.
Are you retired and have some free time on your hands? Maybe you’re looking to get back into the work force but need some hands-on experience. Do you want to volunteer your time to give back to the community? We are looking for volunteers in many different areas and we could have the perfect fit for you. Find out More about Volunteering
at the VDRC
Disability in the News…
Disability Employment Plan
The Federal Government is making it a little easier for people with disabilities to develop the skills they need to find jobs. View the full report on ChekNews.ca
Toronto, People with Disabilities Deserve Better
Playwright Alex Bulmer received with
hostility instead of hospitality
“people who live with disability deserve to live in a society that respects their cultural practice, understands their access needs and, at the very least, delivers services in accordance with the provincial laws”
Read the full article from nowtoronto.com
Endowment 150 Project – Helping you Save for the Future
Many people with disabilities struggle to save for their future. To help those who want to save, Endowment 150 offers one-time $150 gifts to Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP).
Premier Christy Clark has unveiled Accessibility 2024, a 10-year plan that responds to the voices of thousands of British Columbians who took part in a three-month long public consultation on making BC the most progressive place in Canada for people with disabilities.
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