The Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick
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.
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.
Schizophrenia Community Radio http://www.schizophrenia.ca/schizophrenia_community_radio.php
Happenings in the Miramichi area
Care-Giver Support Group is an informal Group available to the families and primary caregivers of those affected with a long-term mental illness.
J. Dean McAllister Memorial Bursary is awarded annually to a high school graduate pursuing a career in one of the Social Sciences. Applications must be received on or before May 25th.
ACHIEVES Literacy & Numeracy is an educational program specifically tailored for persons who have experienced a mental health/addiction disorder and are now coping well enough to try a new challenge through learning skills or upgrading skills lost through trauma.
ACHIEVES Employment Skills is a valuable tool in teaching employment skills to those recovering from a mental illness/addiction. Our mission is to provide support and training in the participant's journey to gaining meaningful employment and achieving self-sufficiency.
Walk of Hope is a major fundraiser that takes place annually in May. Volunteers and members collect pledges and walk from Walmart to Seamen's Hospital where participants can enjoy a light lunch, great door prizes and grand prize winnings.
Cow Patty Bingo is a unique fundraiser, held this year at MacDonald's Farm in Bartibog Bridge. For the purchase of a $5 square, you have the chance at winning $500. This funds programs as well as provides information on the most recent research and medical treatment.
Awareness Days, held annually, usually in September as it is known as Recovery Month, allows the community to see and hear what it is that the Schizophrenia Society in Miramichi is all about.
Walk of Hope 2019!
Thank you VIA Rail!
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Honorary membership awarded.
Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick is pleased to announce that an honorary membership has been awarded to Gregory Zed. Pictured below is Provincial President Rambha Pershad and newly appointed National Representative for Schizophrenia Society of Canada Gregory Zed.