Disability Without Poverty Network – submission to the Disability White Paper consultation

The Disability Without Poverty Network (DWPN) has released a new document, ¬†entitled “What would it take to make British Columbia the most progressive jurisdiction for people living with disabilities?” This submission constitutes the DWPN’s response to the province’s Disability White Paper consultation process.

The document makes 6 recommendations:

– Provide disability supports using a person-centered approach
– Provide adequate disability income supports
– Secure access to safe, secure and accessible housing for people with disabilities
– Support employment and social inclusion in a meaningful way
– Do not eliminate current disability-based supports in an effort to simplify the system
– Allow vulnerable families to benefit from child support payments

To read the full submission, please visit the following link: Disability Without Poverty Submission РMarch 2014