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English Classes for Parents of PWD

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

English Classes for Parents of Persons with Disabilities

Hosted by: Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS)
Dates: Saturdays from May 6th – June 24th, 2017 9:00AM - Noon
Location: Burnaby Neighbourhood House, Youth and Seniors Room, 4460 Beresford St., Burnaby (Click for map)

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The EAL (English as an Additional Language) for CPD (Caring for Persons with Disabilities) classes are for parents of children or dependent adults with disabilities.

You will learn about government and other services, and how to access the information and help you need to care for and support persons with disabilities.

The focus of the classes is on:

  • information about services for persons with disabilities
  • language skills for getting education, health and financial support

It is best if participants have an intermediate level of English to participate in the program, although, lower levels are welcome.

The classes are FREE (no childcare provided). 

For registration, please contact Maliha at the PIRS office by calling 604-298-5888, or email at mmayeed@pirs.bc.ca