Attendant Services Workshop + Legal Clinic

Friday, Aug 16, 2019

10:30am – 4:00pm

ARCH and CILT will provide a workshop on persons with disabilities’ legal rights and self-advocacy strategies when receiving attendant services. ARCH also will cover applicable legislation, enforcement/ complaint options, and quality and quantity of attendant services. After the workshop, ARCH’s lawyers will be available to give 20 minute legal advice to persons with disabilities on attendant/PSW services issues. This is a free and confidential service. Reception:            10:30am-11:00am Workshop:           11:00am-1:00pm  Legal Clinic:          1:00pm-4:00pm (20 minute sessions)                                 Guest Speakers:  Staff Lawyers, ARCH Disability Law Centre This FREE event is wheelchair accessible and promotes a scent-free environment. Attendant services and light refreshments provided. TTC Tokens, other accessibility accommodations and/or dietary needs will be made available upon reasonable advance request. Register by Friday August 9, 2019 by contacting Robin at inquiry@cilt.ca or 416-599-2458 ext.293.  Seating is limited to 15.   ARCH is primarily funded by Legal Aid Ontario, as well as other funding sources. CILT funding support provided by United Way Greater Toronto, City of Toronto, Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), and Independent Living Canada.

Event Location

Centre for Independent Living Offices
365 Bloor St East (At Sherbourne St), Suite 902, CILT Board Room
Toronto

Event Fees

FREE