Youth Without Limits
The Youth Without Limits Support Group is a new program at CPABC. The group is for youth and young adults the ages 13 and up.
The Youth Without Limits Support Group is unique in the sense that it is a support group facilitated by disabled youth specifically for their peers with disabilities. We understand that acceptance and understanding are key aspects to providing adequate knowledge and support from one disabled person to another.
Each session will begin with a brief presentation that will engage participants and open up discussion. Some weeks will feature guest speakers who specialize in various topics. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for disabled people to socialize, learn from, and support one another.
The next Youth Support Group will be on Friday December 8th, from 3:45pm to 6:00 pm. It will be a social festive holiday party with live music by Bill Martyn-Smith with food and refreshments. It will be located at #451- 409 Granville Street.
The new Youth Blog is a space for youth with disabilities to connect and create a community, to share similar experiences, and support each other. We maintain a compilation of resources that best fit your needs. And if you have a personal story to tell, this is your chance! We hope the Youth Blog will become a go-to resource for young adults looking for the latest opportunities.
The Life Without Limits Youth Support Group has given me a sense of security and community. It is hard to find people that are willing to talk about these sensitive yet really important topics without feeling judged or misunderstood. I strongly believe that these kinds of support groups are essential not only for a better overall well-being, but it also allows important voices to be heard that are all too often silenced. – support group participant