On November 6 communities across Canada will be taking time to appreciate the valuable work that Community Social Service Workers perform across the country.
On November 6, community social service workers were recognized for their indispensable work in towns and cities across Canada.
Visit the Ottawa Youth Services Bureau website to listen to how the service has turn young peoples lives around.
Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) secures a proclamation from the City of Lloydminster naming November 6th as Community Social Service Workers Appreciation Day.
View Proclamation - click here
....or, why saying taxes are not worth what we get for them is just plain stupid.
British Columbia’s Crown agency responsible for delivering services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families has devolved into an undeniable state of crisis.
All for One
Community Social Service workers are essential to building strong communities and making life better for families and individuals. Yet workers in this sector are often as invisible as the members of the society they support.
October 28, 2011 - More than 30 workers from Kenora Association for Community Living (KACL) carrying picket signs and flags held a rally as their bargaining team negotiated through two days of conciliation on October 25 and 26.
Local TV, radio and print media all came down to cover the event, adding pressure to the need for a fair outcome at the table.
More than 2,800 people with developmental disabilities are waiting for services across the province, B.C. government figures show.
“This piecemeal approach to funding simply reinforces the worst characteristics of a broken community living system." - Dawn Steele of Moms on the Move.