VAD + Your Organization
Voice of Albertans with Disabilities plays an active role on numerous committees, offering an experienced,
responsible and effective voice for the disability community. In 2021, VAD had over 470 collaboration meetings
with other stakeholders in the disability community as well as participated in 7 meetings with elected
officials. Collaborations and partnership activities occur through board and committee participation and
project partnerships. On average, VAD staff participate in 16 working groups a month with ongoing meetings and
events to attend.
Through our collaborations and partnerships, VAD shares information on accessibility issues and ideas with
individuals with disabilities, other organizations, decision makers, public servants and the general public.
Voice of Albertans with Disabilities collaborate on an ongoing basis with different departments within the
Government of Alberta to discuss important disability issues and to work towards common goals to address the
need of individuals with disabilities in Alberta. We continue to meet with elected officials and government
employees to discuss issues brought forth by our membership.
VAD offers our iVAD members direct contact information for our organizational and corporate members through our
website links, promotion of member information through our social media platforms when requested and direct mail
out of information to our member networks promoting events and community calls to action. VAD provides
newsletters with pertinent information to the community and promotes organizational article submissions for
VAD has created a community of non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses that accommodate the diverse
needs of individuals with a disability in Alberta. VAD induces a sense of belonging among supporters, thereby
strengthening support and advocacy throughout the community; we have an engaged supporter base that our members
can turn to for volunteer or expertise requests. As part of this growing network, your voice is heard.
VOICE OF ALBERTANS WITH DISABILITIES (VAD) is fueled by sponsors and donors. It’s because of the amazing sponsors that support VAD and our efforts to continue to make a difference for Albertans with Disabilities is a reality. Contact us to get involved and please, support our sponsors, these business and organization are imperative to ensuring that VAD can continue to provide the resources and support that’s so desperately needed in Alberta.