Two people at a meeting

November 15, 2017 Farah Begins Her “Journey to Success”

Farah, who has ulcerative colitis and arthritis, approached the Solutions for Employment team to upgrade her qualifications. She went back to school and is now employed as a Settlement Worker.

Cody standing with Roch Fortin outside the Maple Roch store

October 25, 2017 Cody Gets His First Summer Job

Cody is an enthusiastic 15-year-old with autism. He approached Working Together in search of a “real job” so that he could earn some money.

Assistive Technology Funding Allows British Columbians to Continue Working October 3, 2017

Programs are currently in place to assist with funding assistive technology for people who are experiencing a barrier in the workplace due to a disability, an injury, or a chronic medical condition such as back, neck, and/or shoulder pain or carpal tunnel syndrome. Employees and employers are urged to take advantage of them. Approximately 550,000 British Columbians identify as having a disability and over 80% of them use some kind of aid or assistive device on a daily basis.

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