Advocacy

FamilyNet engages in continuous advocacy to support the rights and full inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Below are some of our letters and correspondence with BC government officials. Please contact us to share your own stories.

2016

November 25, 2016 – President’s Report to FamilyNet AGM

 

Bus Pass Issue

March 28, 2016 – Letter to Premier Clark Protesting the Bus Pass Clawback

May 3, 2016 – Response from Minister Stilwell

July 26, 2016 – Another Request to Stop the Clawback

August 17, 2016 – Response from Minister Stilwell

 

FamilyNet Concerns Regarding CLBC

July 16, 2016 – Letter to CLBC CEO with Concerns Regarding Home Share Model of Support

August 3, 2016 – Response from Seonag Macrae, CLBC CEO

 

BC Government Budget Surplus

October 25, 2016 – Letter to Premier Clark on Raising Disability Rates


 

2015

November 18, 2015 – President’s Report to AGM

 

Meeting With CLBC Board Chair – Tom Christensen

November 27, 2015 – Outline of FamilyNet Presentation to New CLBC Board Chair

December 15, 2015 – Follow up letter to CLBC Board Chair

January 8, 2016 – Response from CLBC Board Chair

 

2015 Meeting with Minister Stilwell

November 5, 2016 – Presentation to Minister Stilwell on Access to Supports and Safeguards

November 12, 2015 – Follow-up Letter to Minister Stilwell

 

Review of Advocate for Service Quality Position

August 11, 2015 – Submission to Review of Service Quality Advocate


 

2014

November 21, 2014 – AGM President’s Report

May 14, 2014 – Letter to Minister Don McRae on Senior Parent Concerns, lack of monitoring and oversight

November 5, 2014 – Presentation to new CLBC CEO, Seonag Macrae, on Community Living Issues & Concerns

November 12, 2014 – Follow-up Letter to CLBC CEO

November 24, 2014 – Response from Seonag Macrae


 

2013

October 4, 2013 – President’s Report


 

2012 and 2011

November 14, 2012 – President’s Report – November 14

December 28, 2011 – Letter to Minister Cadieux – Crisis in Community Living

January 19, 2012 – Letter from Minister Stephanie Cadieux