Community Access: Counselling & Advocacy Program

The Counselling & Advocacy Program is offered by the three Community Access Workers in Prince, Queens and Kings County. The mandate of the program is to promote positive change for people with disabilities through support for each individual’s access to services and opportunities.

It has two component services:

The Access to Services & Opportunities service involves advocacy and support for individuals with a variety of disability issues such asaccessibility & barrier free design, housing, transportation, education and human rights.

The Disability Benefit Applications & Appeals service involves assistance with applications and appeals for Canada Pension Plan [CPP] Disability, Disability Support Program and Income Support programs.