Self Advocacy Program
The Self-Advocacy program is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to successfully advocate independently. We offer skills development through dynamic and interactive workshops. contact us for more information.
To register for an Individual Advocacy workshop, or if you require community resource information, please contact Information and Referral at ILRC.
What is Self Advocacy?
Self Advocacy is:
- learning more your rights and responsibilities
- exercising your rights and navigating advocacy issues
- making choices about directing your advocacy goals
The Self Advocacy Program at ILRC is designed to support you in gaining the skills and knowledge necessary to advocate for yourself across different systems and issues.
Information and Support
The following are just a few of the areas in which we offer information and support:
- Rights to Essential Services
- Home Care
- Human Rights
- Tenant and Housing Rights
- Social Services and related benefits
The goal of Self Advocacy is to support you in gaining a practical set of advocacy skills which can be applied to any area of your life.Independence is not the quality of tasks you can perform without assistance, but the quality of life we can live with help.