inclusion Powell River Shakes It Out!

As in previous years, inclusion Powell River participated in the Great BC Shake Out! At inclusion, monthly emergency drills are the norm, but during the Great BC Shake Out we get photos of our staff helping clients to the safer areas or, in some cases, staff will shield clients from any falling debris. Such commitment and caring, as always from our staff. Great job and thank you.

 

Did you know that October is Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Awareness Month!?

Oct. is a busy month! It’s Community Inclusion Month, but also…
Did you know that October is Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Awareness Month!?

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a
Canada-wide, registered, matched savings plan specific to people with disabilities. It is designed as a long-term savings plan and can have a massive impact on the financial future of someone with a disability, with potential to receive up to $90,000 in government grants & bonds overtime!

Looking for more information!?

PLAN still have some spaces left in Fall Sessions of their FREE, Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) workshops (In-House & Tele-seminars available). At these sessions, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the RDSP, how to set one up and how to maximize it’s benefits!

Upcoming Dates in 2018:

In-house sessions are held at the Plan Institute office in Vancouver at 312 Main Street.

October 20th (10am-12pm) – **Special, SATURDAY session**

November 13th (10am-12pm)

December 4th (10am-12pm)

Tele-seminars refer to our conference call information sessions which can be attended from anywhere by telephone or computer. Call-in info will be emailed to you after you have registered.

November 6th (10am-12pm)

November 27th (7pm-9pm)

To speak with us directly, please give us a call at 604-439-9566. To read more on the RDSP and what it offers, or try our free RDSP Calculator, visit www.rdsp.com!

Allow People with Disabilities to Earn Income Above Poverty Line

Allow people with disabilities to earn income above poverty line. -A. J. Brown, Vancouver Sun
A. J. Brown: Allow people with disabilities to earn income above poverty line

Helen Keller, left, who worked to make Braille the standard for printed communication with the blind, was born on June 27, 1880, at Tuscumbia, Ala. She is shown here with teacher Anne Sullivan. Keller observed that ‘it is not so much the infirmity that causes unhappiness as the grief of a useless, dependent existence.” SES