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Transition to Adulthood - Planning, Information & Resources by By Simon Fraser Society for Community Living, 2012, 16 pp.
This resource guide from the Simon Fraser Society for Community Living was updated in May, 2012. It includes a detailed timeline, information about provincial Government ministries & services and other resources. Read more...
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an international human rights instrument of the United Nations intended to protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities. “What the Convention endeavours to do," said Don MacKay, Chairman of the committee that negotiated Read more...
Woodlands Project Report by Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia, August, 2004
Institutions
This report is a record of the Woodlands Project undertaken by the Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia (PGT). The Project was created after concerns were raised by the public about allegations of abuse of residents of the Woodlands School. The background to the Woodlands Project is Read more...
Your Welfare Rights: a guide to BC employment and assistance by Legal Services Society, February 2010, 146 pp
From the Introduction: This booklet is for people in British Columbia who need welfare. Welfare is money and/or other benefits that the provincial government gives to people who are in need. There are rules about who can get these benefits. The Ministry of Housing and Social Development (MHSD) takes Read more...