Service: Information, Support and Advocacy
|Record #: NIA0132||Last Modified: 01 Sep 2017||Last Full Update: 21 Jul 2017|
|Primary Contact||Cathy Dennis, Administrative Coordinator; Phone: 905-684-7111 ext 222|
|Primary Executive||Maureen O'Neill, Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
122 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z3
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|Intersection||Queenston St and Oakdale Ave|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A cross-disability organization, NCIL is one of a network of 27 Independent Living Centres across Canada. Vision: "Full and equal citizenship for all persons with disabilities." The organization acts as a resource on disability services and issues, and is consumer-run and consumer-driven. Supports any person with any disability, through a wide range of programs and services in all areas of Niagara. Programs include: Individual Advocacy/Disability Support, Direct Funding Self Managed Attendant Services, Information and Referral, Peer Support, Work Link Employment Services and a Youth Group for those aged 18-30. Also provides Community Participation Supports for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, who are referred by Developmental Services Ontario.
Can provide information sessions to persons with disabilities and their families about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)-to learn about the benefits of the RDSP and how to access the Grants and Bonds offered by the Government of Canada.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Anyone who self-identifies as a person with a disability.
|Application||Call or email for information|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Attendant Subsidies ; Centres for Independent Living ; Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Young Adults ; Individual Advocacy ~ Disabilities Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Disabilities Issues|