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What’s New at the VDRC!

 

Neil Squire Employ-Ability Program

The second Employ-Ability class is well underway in Victoria and the next one starts August 10th! Are you interested in learning more about yourself? Writing an attention grabbing resume? Confidently answering those killer questions in job interviews? Whether or not to disclose??? This 12-week class will cover all that and MORE! Plus, there’s a lot of laughs and fun! Contact Wendy at the Victoria Disability Resource Centre at 250-595-0044 ext. 108
Check out this info sheet to learn more.

 

Positive Independent Living Workshops

The Victoria Disability Resource Centre is running a FREE series of Positive Independent Living Workshop which offers a menu of workshop choices that provides practical information on a variety of topics. Click here for more information and to register today!

 

Parking Permit Price Increase

Please note that as of April 1st, the prices of Disability Parking Permits will go up by three dollars. This will bring the total cost to $25 for renewals and new permits when processed in person, and $27 when processed through the mail.

 

 

Disability in the News…

 

Federal Support For Employment Opportunities For Local People With Disabilities Announced

The Federal government announced new support for increasing opportunities for persons with disabilities. The media release can be found here.

 

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

 

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).

 

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