Special payments from government…

Hey everyone, this morning the Prime Minister announced special one-time, tax-free payment to people who receive the Disability Tax Credit as of June 1, 2020 — which could mean an extra $600 for those eligible. More information is available here on Castanet and we will post further details as they become available.

—UPDATE—

There is a COVID-19 financial help guide available here that asks 7 to 10 questions, and shows a customized list of benefits that may help at this time.

CLBC Weekly Update

Hey everyone, CLBC’s Weekly Update is available on their website.

In this edition, find information about: plain language summary of hospital visit update; recent teleconference for individuals and families, including the audio recording; National AccessAbility Week; information on non-medical masks and face coverings; tips for coping with stress; Relationship Matter webinars; self care tips from a parent; virtual support group for caregivers; sessions to talk about anxiety; Self Advocate Leadership (SALN)’s new website; Coaches Corner by Kudoz; Dr. Bonnie Henry fan clubs; Theatre Terrific’s online classes and more.