Tax AID DABC's partnership with Community Living Society (CLS) was a great success!

L-R: Ross Chilton, Chief Executive Officer of CLS, Myung Lee, Tax AID DABC’s Program Manager and Munira Vahanvaty, CLS’ Senior Administrative Assistant who coordinated the on-site services.

Disability Alliance BC (DABC)’s Tax AID DABC program and Community Living Society (CLS) formed a new partnership for the 2019 tax season.

CLS supports individuals with developmental disabilities or acquired brain injuries to live meaningful lives as full citizens.

The Tax AID program provided on-site tax filing services for CLS’s clients with disabilities, every Thursday from February 26 to April 25 at CLS’s headquarters in New Westminster.

I Am A Voice For Epilepsy Awareness Expo & AGM

Please join the BC Epilepsy Society’s 60th Anniversary celebration at this year’s I AM A VOICE FOR EPILEPSY AWARENESS EXPO & AGM!

This will be a day of knowledge exchange and health promotion! Join hundreds of individuals to learn about epilepsy, neurology and related topics. Speakers, such as lawyers, medical professionals, civic leaders and people living with epilepsy will be providing informative presentations on their work and sharing their knowledge and experiences.

Topics Covered: Epilepsy 101 | Employment Law | Family Law & Custody Law | Depression & Anxiety | Ridesharing Now for BC Coalition

Special Guests: Miss Canada 2019, Christine Jamieson; Vida Spa President and Author, Allison Hegedus; Founder of International PURPLE DAY™ for Epilepsy Awareness, Cassidy Megan; BC Epilepsy Society Executive Director, Kim Davidson; Professional Golfer, Tyler Barton; Marathoner, Amanda Plomp … and many more!

New Project: Injury and Impact: Stories of Disability and Road Safety

DABC will create a series of short videos to raise awareness about the impacts of road accidents on people’s lives and how they adapt and continue to contribute to our communities after injury and disability. This project is generously funded by ICBC.

For more information about the project, contact Karen Martin, karen@disabilityalliancebc.org