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Welcome to the Home Sharing Support Society of BC

Join the Home Sharing Support Society British Columbia (HSSSBC) to learn more about home sharing in your neighborhood and how you can get involved. Home sharing is a supportive arrangement where an adult with a disability lives in someone’s home, receiving personalized assistance. This involves a Community Living BC (CLBC) eligible person and a paid home sharing provider sharing a home, enhancing each other’s lives through shared skills and experiences. The flexibility of home sharing services accommodates various living arrangements, from living with family to roommates or residing in a separate suite within a home.

Be part of this presentation as we explore home sharing, a space where resilience, support, and community flourish.

How to find us: Facebook, Instagram, website

Who should attend:

Community members interested in housing solutions and accessible housing options

What you will learn:

– Learn what home sharing is
– Understand the role of HSSSBC in the community
– Identify how they can get involved in home sharing (as a family member, individual, organization, home sharing coordinator, etc.)
– Recognize the intersectionality between home sharing, housing needs, and opportunities for financial supplements for impactful work

Presenters:

Trina Plamondon, Executive Director – HSSSBC

Trina Plamondon (she/her) is the Executive Director of the newly formed Home Sharing Support Society BC. Trina has over 30 years experience in the disability sector. She is a proven leader in her field bringing fresh approaches to complex challenges. She is an accomplished governance advisor specializing in policy & bylaw development, supporting organizations with business analysis, operational design and implementation of large scale projects.

Abdirahman Abdi, Project Coordinator – HSSSBC

Abdirahman strives to keep projects on track, within budget, and meeting their deadlines. With a background in IT and computer science, he brings a unique blend of skills to the role. He plays a pivotal role in enhancing the company’s website, adding essential features, content, and aligning the company’s digital presence with project objectives. His background includes being a peer support worker and mentor for vulnerable adults living with mental health illnesses, providing support, coordinating support plans and ensuring quality of life.

Shali Tayebi, Research Analyst – HSSSBC

Shali Tayebi (she/her) is an Iranian-Canadian Research Analyst of HSSSBC with an B.A in Psychology and MSc. in Global Health. She has gained extensive research and publication experience from working in Psychology, Public Health, and Environmental Epidemiology labs. She strives to bridge the gap between academia and the real world, ensuring that research findings are relevant, accessible, and impactful for the communities they aim to serve.

 

Details

Date:

March 5, 2024

Time:

10:00am - 10:30am

Cost:

Free

Member Cost:

Free

Venue

Online - Zoom
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