Youth Without Limits

 

The Youth Without Limits Support Group is a new program at CPABC. The group is for  youth and young adults the ages 13 and up. 

The Youth Without Limits Support Group is unique in the sense that it is a support group facilitated by disabled youth specifically for their peers with disabilities. We understand that acceptance and understanding are key aspects to providing adequate knowledge and support from one disabled person to another.

 

Youth group participants listen to presenter Peter Brown on May 26, 2017

The group sessions will take place between April and June 2017. Each session will begin with a brief presentation that will engage participants and open up discussion. Some weeks will feature guest speakers who specialize in various topics. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for disabled people to socialize, learn from, and support one another.

This is a free inclusive program. Drop-ins welcome! Snacks and refreshments provided. Please contact Carrie at supportworker@bccerebralpalsy.com a week before the group if a sign language interpreter is needed.  

 

When: July 28 

4:00PM – 4:15PM – Snacks and Refreshments

4:15- 615PM – Sessions Topic

Topic: Topic: Mental Health and Nutrition

Speaker: Laura Arsenault a licensed dietitian and Surindra Sugrim from Quest Food Exchange 

 

 

Where: Christ Church Cathedral: 690 Burrard Street  Vancouver BC

If you have any questions or would like to register for the program please contact the Life Without Limits Community Connector at supportworker@bccerebralpalsy.com

 or by phone:

Main Office: (604) 408-9484

Toll Free: 1-800-663-0004

Hope to see you there!

Get a copy of the flyer here : Youth Group Flyer

 

 

View in Calendar

Youth Navigator and Family & Individual Support Hotline:

(604) 408-9484
1-800-663-0004

 

The new Youth Blog is a space for youth with disabilities to connect and create a community, to share similar experiences, and support each other. We maintain a compilation of resources that best fit your needs. And if you have a personal story to tell, this is your chance! We hope the Youth Blog will become a go-to resource for young adults looking for the latest opportunities.

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The Life Without Limits Youth Support Group has given me a sense of security and community. It is hard to find people that are willing to talk about these sensitive yet really important topics without feeling judged or misunderstood. I strongly believe that these kinds of support groups are essential not only for a better overall well-being, but it also allows important voices to be heard that are all too often silenced. – support group participant