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Advocacy Services in Nanaimo, BC

TAPS is now offering legal advocacy services in Nanaimo!


We are currently helping with the following subject areas:

  • Provincial Persons with Disability (PWD) Applications

  • Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) Applications

  • Income Assistance and Provincial Disability (PWD) matters


These services include:

  • Providing information and advice about rights and responsibilities while receiving provincial income or disability assistance and federal disability benefits.

  • Providing support through information requests, investigations, and other disclosures related to income assistance, Persons with Disabilities benefits and Canada Pension Plan Disability benefits.

  • Help appealing decisions through the request for reconsideration processes at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction and Employment and Social Development Canada.

  • Representation at Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal and Social Security Tribunal hearings.

  • Help applying for Persons with Disability (PWD) designation with the Provincial government

  • Help applying for Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) benefits with the federal government


For help with issues relating to Income Assistance: contact Harriet at 250-713-9800, or by email: harriet(at)


For help with PWD and CPP-D applications: call Don at 250-713-4282, or by email: don(at)

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