Workshop: Rights for Youth in Transition

legal workshops flyer - youth supportsThe Cerebral Palsy Association of BC presents:
Rights for Youth in Transition 

Presentation by Marta Carlucci, facilitator with the Family Support Institute of BC, about:

  • gaps that exist when children with disabilities transition into adulthood
  • transition timeline for youth with disabilities
  • human rights of youth with disabilities

When: Saturday, February 28th from 2:30-4:00 pm (part of regular Choices in Supports for Independent Living workshop series)
Where: Bonsor Community Centre, 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby
Cost: Free
Register: Phone 604-408-9484, toll-free 1-800-663-0004, or by email at

Our Right to Be Safe - Free Workshop for Seniors with Disabilities

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Gordon Neighbourhood House, 1019 Broughton Street in Vancouver’s West End

In the workshop we will talk about:

  • The kinds of violence and abuse seniors with disabilities and physical limitations are experiencing
  • Learn what you can do to get help
  • Share safety tips with other seniors
  • Begin the process of developing a safety plan that will include establishing support circles in your community

For more information please contact Karen Martin,, 604 875-0188. Lunch will be provided. Disability supports and transportation costs will be covered.

Free workshop: Building Successful Tenant-Landlord Relations

Richmond Rental Connect (a project of the Richmond Poverty Response Committee) has sent us the following info:

FREE WORKSHOP: Building Successful Tenant-Landlord Relations

When: Jan 22nd from 7 to 9 pm (doors open 6:30)
Where: South Arm United Church – 11051 No. 3 Rd, Richmond BC

Learn about: Rental agreements, rights and responsibilities for both tenants and landlords, practical advice from professionals

To register: email or call 604-205-4700 and leave a message. Once you attend, you are eligible to post on the Richmond Rental Connect housing registry. Visit for more info.Tenant Landlord Successful Relations Workshop Jan 22 2015