The Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick
The Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick – (SSNB) is a non-profit community based organization that was first developed in 1986 as a family support group under the name of“Family and Friends” and joined the SSC in 1994.
SSNB was incorporated in 1996. Currently there are three Chapters: Miramichi, Fredericton, and Moncton, with the hopes that Saint John will soon be active.
Membership includes families, persons diagnosed with a major mental illness, concerned citizens and organizations working for the goals of the Society
'To improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education,support programs, public policy and research.'
Disability Tax Credit
The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. Being eligible for the DTC can also open the door to other government programs. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/dtc or phone 1-800-959-8281.
Every October SSNB Fredericton is pleased to present the Annual Mental Illness Awareness Night during Mental Illness Awareness Week. Our 15th Annual Awareness Night will take place Thursday October 8, 2015 7-8:30 pm. The theme is “Protecting Society and Respecting Individuals’ Rights” and our speaker is Chris Summerville, CEO Schizophrenia Society of Canada. It will be held at Marshall d’Avray Hall, UNB Campus. Room 143 (Dugald Blue Auditorium) just inside the main door. Parking is free.
Le crédit d'impôt pour personnes handicapées
Le crédit d'impôt pour personnes handicapées (CIPH) est un crédit d'impôt non remboursable qui aide les personnes handicapées et leurs aidants à réduire l'impôt sur le revenu qu'ils pourraient avoir à payer. Le fait d’être admissible au CIPH peut également leur permettre d’accéder à d’autres programmes gouvernementaux. Pour en savoir plus, allez à www.arc.gc.ca/ciph ou composez le 1-800-959-7383.