News from Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)
November 17: Prescribing Legal Health: Support Early Intervention to Improve Health Outcomes, Belleville
When: Thursday, November 17, 2016. Refreshments at 1:45 p.m., forum from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., AGM 4:15 p.m.
Where: The Core, 223 Pinnacle Street, Prince Edward Meeting Room, Belleville, ON
The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC) invites community members to join them to learn more about the links between health and justice.
Topics covered in this issue of Bafflegab include increasing free legal help, child poverty, child support while on social assistance, Canada Child Benefit, ending tenancies early for domestic violence victims.
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Where: Travelodge Hotel, 11 Bay Bridge Rd., Belleville
The working poor face insecurity regarding food, housing, childcare, and transportation. This workshop aims to develop actions to influence change on these four issues.
Topics in this issue of Bafflegab include Rural Justice and Health Partnerships, Library and Justice Partnerships, increases to minimum wage and social assistance, and new consumer law services.
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (registration at 8:30 a.m.)
Where: Strathcona Paper Centre, 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee, K7R 3L1
To register: https://guestlistapp.com/events/308748#
You are invited to a free information session to discuss building local solutions for affordable housing and homelessness in Napanee.
The Community Advocacy and Legal Clinic has checklists to help you see how your legal health is in housing, income security, employment, criminal injuries compensation, and human rights.
Topics in the Fall 2014 issue of Bafflegab include legal health check and access to justice, Ontario's poverty reduction strategy, door-to-door sales, and removing old criminal convictions.
Where: Workers' Help Centre, 158 George St., Lower Level, Belleville, ON
When: October 23, 2014, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Contact: 613 969 4357
All are invited to the grand opening of the Workers' Help Centre in Belleville.
What: Advocate with Confidence Learning Day in Belleville
When: Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: College Hill United Church, 16 North Park St., Belleville, ON - Fully accessible
Registration: 613-966-8686 ext. 59; email@example.com
This is a free workshop in Belleville for people receiving ODSP, local advocates, and those interested in ODSP advocacy. Registration closes September 12.
Topics in this month's Bafflegab include "Housing First," energy bills, lease or month-to-month?, lost your job?, WSIB, and recommendations for change to child support rules.
When: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: County of Prince Edward Public Library & Archives (Picton Branch), 208 Main Street, Picton, K0K 2T0
Contact: Melissa MacRae, 613-966-8686, ext. 61, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are invited to a workshop in Picton on family law issues by Legal Aid Ontario's local family law duty counsel lawyer, Steven Akman.
When Friday, February 21, 2014, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where County of Prince Edward Public Library & Archives, Picton
A new date for this event will be scheduled in April.
Jobs and employment opportunities have changed in Ontario, but the laws governing employment have not, according to speakers at the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's AGM.
When: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 10 a.m. ET
This webinar gives an overview of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) which provides financial compensation for vicitms of violent crimes committed in Ontario.
Date Thursday, November 28, 2013
Time 8:45 a.m. - 11: 30 a.m.
Place Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 169 North Park Street, Belleville
Phone Lynda Morgan, 613-966-8686 ext. 25 (or 1-877-966-8686 ext. 25)
Among participants at the forum will be Patricia Hughes, Executive Director, Law Commission of Ontario; Karen Dick, Workers' Action Centre; and local activists speaking about the "Living Wage" movement.
Topics in this issue of Bafflegab include vulnerable workers, changes to social assistance, the local poverty roundtable, resources for "trusted intermediaries", and Tenant School.
Date Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time 1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Registration and Refreshments; 2 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Workshop
Place CAS Building, 99 Advance Avenue, Napanee
Contact Melissa MacRae at 613-966-8686 x61 or email@example.com
This LEARN LAW legal awareness workshop features presentations by clinic staff from the ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre.
September 26 Workshop, Picton: Planning for the Future: Who will make decisions for you when you can't?
When: Thursday, September 26, 2013 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Books and Company 289 Main Street Picton, ON
The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre in is hosting a free Learn Law workshop on September 26th, 2013 in Picton, Ontario on the issues of consent, capacity and problems with Powers of Attorney.
Date Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time 5 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Place 158 George St., Level 1, Belleville
This is a professional development workshop for service providers being held in Belleville, Ontario.
Topics in this issue of Bafflegab include visit of Supreme Court Judge Cromwell, Living Wage Campaign, access to adequate housing, update on Special Diet, and medical reviews for ODSP recipients.