Happy National Volunteer Week from the PCSDP! National Volunteer Week (April 21 to 27, 2013) pays tribute to the millions of Canadian volunteers who graciously donate their time and talents to our communities. Media Release (April 22, 2013)
NB Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)Center of Excellence The Center of Excellence is a provincial, bilingual program funded by the NB Department of Health. The mandate is to prevent, diagnose, and support families and professionals working with individuals affected by FASD. The Center of Excellence is accepting referrals from professionals or families with youth from birth to 18 years of age inclusively who may have been exposed prenatally to alcohol.
UCBeyond Canada Inc is offering scholarships of up to $5000 to qualifying students diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis. Applications must be postmarked by June 29. Information can be obtained via firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-855-822-9663.
CNIB, in an attempt to identify the reading needs of Canadians with print disabilities would like to ask that the following survey be circulated amongst your community. All answers will be kept confidential. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9RBGLYJ
Dept. of Education and Early Childhood Development has created a new Website for NB parents, teachers, support staff & organizations looking to support each student to succeed to their fullest potential in a positive learning environment: http://www.gnb.ca/0000/incl-e.asp
The provincial government is enhancing building regulations to make public buildings more accessible to persons with physical disabilities.http://www1.gnb.ca/cnb/publicreview/pdf/10-106Bil.pdf A proposed regulation under the Community Planning Act is intended to create higher minimum standards of accessibility for certain new commercial buildings. The draft standards will be posted online for 30 days for public comment before taking effect. Feel free to send your comments to Christyne Allain at email@example.com
The At Home/Chez Soi project is based on a Housing First approach. A total of 2285 homeless people living with a mental illness will participate. The overall goal is to provide evidence about what services and systems could
best help people who are living with a mental illness and are homeless. Please see their website for further details: www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/Pages/homelessness.aspx (March 2011)
Family Law Services & Resources (Saint John, Charlotte or Kings counties) -
If you live in Saint John, Charlotte or Kings counties, call the FAMILY LAW INFORMATION CENTRE in Saint John at 506 658-2261, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to get an appointment for mediation services or to see a “family advice” lawyer.
Family Law Services & Resources (Acadian Peninsula) -
If you live on the Acadian Peninsula, lawyer Serge Robichaud can be reached at 3512, Principale Street, suite 1, Tracadie-Sheila, NB E1X 1C9 or via telephone at 395-1507.
Family Law Services & Resources (New Brunswick) -
If you live elsewhere in New Brunswick, call the toll-free FAMILY MEDIATION SERVICES line at 1-877-617-1778, Monday to Thursday, 9:10 am to 7 pm; Friday, 9:10 am to 6 pm.
Community Inclusion Networks in NB - Are you concerned about poverty in your area? If so we can help you. Be part of the plan - www.gnb.ca/poverty.