Comprehensive Rights of People with Disabilities Living in the NWT

Click HERE to see the Bill of Rights

Disability Services Final Report for 2015

Please see attached our 2015 Disabilities Services Project final report. The report is available HERE: NWT Disability Services Project 2015 – Final Report 

Please see attached our 2015 Disabilities Services Project Summary of Findings. The Report is available HERE: NWT Disability Services Project 2015 – Summary of Findings

Employment for People Living with Mental Illness- National Forum

On November 28, 2017, the Mental Health Commission of Canada hosted a one-day forum. The goal was to identify actionable recommendations to reduce employment barriers for individuals living with a mental illness.

For more information, please click HERE

Disability Framework

We are pleased to pass along that the Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities, Honourable Glen Abernethy, tabled the NWT Health and Social Services Authority’s much anticipated, NWT Disability Strategic Framework 2017-2027.

We thank everyone who came out and showed their support by attending in the Visitor’s gallery. This document will be the foundation for the Action Plan currently being developed.

Disability Strategic Framework

Disability Matters – A Companion to the Disability Framework

Programs and Services for Persons with Disability

Hire for Talent

NWT Disabilities Council was proud to be a collaborative partner on such an important national project to engage employers in the hiring of people living with disability.

Click below for more information:

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