Resources

Advocacy

The Disabilities Issues Office (DIO) - DIO is a provincial government office that reports to the Minister responsible for Persons with Disabilities. DIO is designed to give persons with disabilities a better opportunity to participate in decision making regarding the design, organization and operating of programs and services, which affect them. 

The Manitoba Human Rights Commission - The Manitoba Human Rights Commission is the agency responsible for carrying out the provisions of The Human Rights Code. The Human Rights Code prohibits unreasonable discrimination which is based on group characteristics such as ancestry, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, pregnancy and other gender determined characteristics, sexual orientation, marital or family status, source of income, political belief and physical or mental disability. 

Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) - ILRC provides resources, information and referrals to persons with disabilities. 

Injured Workers Association of Manitoba - Provides information and referrals to workers who are injured or disabled.