Monthly Archives: December 2014

Pacific Autism Family Centre Ground-Breaking Ceremony

On Tuesday, December 16th was a ceremony breaking ground for the conduction of a new facility to provide one-stop support for families impacted by autism. The Pacific Autism Family Centre will also feature a library with resources and research on autism, and offer families services such as assessment, intervention and support. The Richmond location will be the “hub”, with eight “spokes” throughout B.C. (CBC News Story, GlobalNews story)

New PWD Application and Appeal Advocacy Guides

Disability Alliance B.C. has updated their guides for advocates and self-advocates who are applying for or appealing the denial of benefits for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) or Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers (PPMB).

All the Guides are accessible from the Disability Alliance website Money and Income Supports page:

For more information about accessing the Guides, please contact Val from Disability Alliance B.C. at 604-875-0188, 1-800-663-1278 or at