I’m spurred on everyday by the good things that happened yesterday.
Community Living Thunder Bay produces a newsletter called The Advocate twice a year: Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer.
The purpose of the newsletter is to provide a vehicle for Community Groups, Partners, Organizations, Family Members and Friends to be updated on news and current events happening at Community Living Thunder Bay. We also welcome submissions to The Advocate that may be of interest to our readership.
All submissions must be accompanied by:
The name of the writer of the article, or the photographer of a picture.
A contact number of the writer in case more information is needed
If a photograph is submitted, everyone in the photograph must be identified, including the person who took the picture.
All submissions will be reviewed prior to publication to determine appropriateness, and not all submissions will be guaranteed to appear.
Submissions may be made by:
E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Postage: Community Living Thunder Bay, 1501 Dease St., Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5H3
Fax: (807) 622-8528
You have the right to:
Be safe and free from harm.
Have Intimate relationships and choose my friends.
Ask questions when you don’t know what someone is saying.
Make your own informed decisions, choices, and manage the risks.
To keep personal possessions.
Know what will happen when you sign a consent form.
Refuse care, medication or treatment.
Access community services.
Choose what job is best for you, and receive payment.
A Voice, and to be heard, and respected in a dignified way.
Have privacy and personal space.
Be involved in the process of selecting your support staff.
Have access to proper medical care, a lawyer or other advisors when needed.
Be involved in deciding where you live and with whom.