Disability Law Clinic

DABC’s new Disability Law Clinic is able to provide free legal advice to people with disabilities about human rights and discrimination, including:

o Accommodations related to the COVID-19 virus and social distancing

o Accommodation in the workplace

o Access to transportation

o Access to education

o Housing

o Service animals

We can also provide advice to people having problems with their disability benefits.

If you live in British Columbia, have a disability, and need legal advice about one of these issues, you can contact the Disability Law Clinic at lawclinic@disabilityalliancebc.org or by leaving a message at 604-872-1278 (Toll-free 1-800-663-1278).

DABC Webinar: Human Rights & Essential Support Persons in Healthcare Settings during the Pandemic Crisis

In British Columbia, hospitals and other healthcare settings have changed their visitor policies due to the pandemic crisis. This recorded webinar, hosted by DABC staff lawyer Andrew Robb, addresses the rights of people with disabilities to have their essential support person(s) or caregiver(s) with them in hospitals, despite restrictive visitor policies.

A transcript of the webinar is available here: Transcript of Essential Support Persons webinar.

Watch the webinar here:

 

The Disability Law Clinic is generously funded by the Law Foundation of BC.