FSI Learning Explorations – Sheltered Workshops

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Monday, June 7, 2021    
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event host

Family Support Institute of BC
604-540-8374 x 521
[email protected]

Join Lorie Sherritt, Manjeet Ghangass, and David Johnston on June 7th for Sheltered Workshops.

The goal of this presentation is to bring awareness of Sheltered Work and Workshops in Canada. Not enough people know about this issue. It’s happening everywhere in our country, and it has been going on for a long time. A secondary goal is to give people in the community a way to help People First by taking action. We will highlight options that can help change the situation for people who are affected by Sheltered Workshops.

Employment is one of our priorities for People First members. People First has been talking about Sheltered Workshops for a long time. Members have done surveys and focus groups to help understand this issue. People First of Canada (PFC) hired a research company to learn more about this issue. The research company surveyed agencies in different provinces and territories to gather information and data. All of this work helped PFC to create this presentation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about Sheltered Workshops in Canada and how they affect people with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Learn how to support real work for real pay
  • Learn different things to do that can help change the situation and ways to take action.

To Register click Here

Family Support Institute is excited to continue our free online workshops available to all families/individuals.  Take advantage of the chance to connect and learn together virtually in the safety and comfort of your home.

For more information please visit our Learning Explorations site

FSI Learning Explorations - Sheltered Workshops

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