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March 25, 2020

  We are pleased to see that the Alberta’s department of Community and Social Services (CSS) has responded to our request for increased flexibility in how families can utilize their funding through Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD): “… there is room for flexibility within existing FSCD agreements to make adjustments to help meet […]

  We are working with our national organization, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), with every hope that the combined efforts of 34 national disability organizations will lead to the Government of Canada adding additional measures to its COVID-19 actions specific to individuals with disabilities, their families and the organizations that support them. You […]

March 19, 2020

Information last updated: March 19, 2020 As personal isolation and “social distancing” reduce opportunities for Albertans to get together in person, go to work and school, and maintain their daily routines we hope you, your family and friends, have the support and resources required to stay safe, healthy and comfortable. This is also a good […]

The following is a letter we have written to the Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney, dated Thursday, March 19, 2020. It is also available in a PDF. *** Dear Premier, Re: Action Needed Now in Support of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families We very much appreciate the recent and necessary actions you and […]

The following is a letter we have written to Community and Social Services Minister Rajan Sawhney, on Thursday March 19, 2020. It is also available in a PDF. *** Dear Minister, Re: AISH and EI (Employment Insurance) As our provincial government and the Federal government act to protect workers by either easing access to EI […]