Monday, 26 May 2014

Everyone Matters


  Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia



 Institutional Living
Across Nova Scotia
June 8, 2014

Institutional living is not for the faint at heart. After all, that’s how society houses its criminals.  Why does the Nova Scotia Government warehouse the most vulnerable people in our society in institutions, when worldwide studies prove it’s detrimental to those living in that environment? Nova Scotia is one of the last provinces in Canada to shut down its institutions.  It’s time our government listened to Nova Scotians when we say we want our loved ones living in the community.  Let your voice be heard.  On June 8th join Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia and People First Nova Scotia to protest the existence of institutions across Nova Scotia.

Breton Ability Centre
 1300 Kings, Rd, Sydney

Riverview Home
6105 Stellarton Trafalgar Rd, Stellarton

Quest Society
70 Memory Lane, Lower Sackville

Kings Rehab
1349 County Home Road
Waterville, B0P 1V0

Harbourside Lodge
60 Vancouver Road, Yarmouth

Sunset Residential
140 Sunset Lane, Pugwash

Don’t live close to one of these institutions?  Protest at your local Community Services Office.  Community Services Offices

Tell your leaders to stop institutionalizing people with special needs.  Two deaths in three years is too many.

                                 Photo: Stephen McNeilPhoto: Joanne Bernard
                                      Stephen McNeil                       Joanne Bernard, Minister
                                      Premier                                    Community Services
                                      (902) 424-6600                        (902) 424-4304

The plan for change the Department of Community Services has is pretty good.  Let's make sure they keep their promised! Please take the time to read the document below.

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