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Our Voice Matters

Self-Advocacy Advisory Council

The Self-Advocacy Advisory Council addresses complaints or concerns from people supported by Christian Horizons. The Self -Advocacy Advisory Council is a part of Christian Horizons’ strategic planning process.
The Self-Advocacy team will participate in a district planning “Think Tank”. Key members may also visit homes to speak to people and be their voice for issues they may have.

The meetings consist of:

  • Speaking for yourself
  • Problem-solving
  • Learning about rights & responsibilities
  • Becoming active and a contributing citizens in your own community
  • Educate the community
  • Self Determination
  • Carrying out own plans
  • Advocating for others with disabilities that might not be able to advocate for themselves for various reasons
  • Attending other self-advocacy conferences and training
  • Contribute ideas, suggestions and feedback to Magnificent Memories Retreat

Our Voice Matters: Self-Advocacy Advisory Council host events that are open for everyone to participate in. The self-advocacy team also meets up together just to have fun.

When: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. one Tuesday a month (dates TBD)
Location: The Village, 2972 Islington Ave, Unit 5, North York
Cost: FREE

Important to know: There are requirements for being a member of the Advisory Council.
Contact: ourvoicematters@christianhorizon.net for more information.