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DIRECTIONS Council for Vocational Services Society is a not for profit organization representing twenty-nine member agencies throughout Nova Scotia. The Council’s mandate is to assist and support member organizations in the delivery of services that promote the employment and inclusion of persons with disabilities in their community. DIRECTIONS member agencies employ over 300 staff that provide a spectrum of services for over 2200 participants within the province. DIRECTIONS provides valuable services for its members including educational opportunities, provincial staff pension, networking, advocacy, leadership and a variety of vocational resources.

Each DIRECTIONS member agency is an integral part of the community it serves; providing training and employment opportunities for participants. Agencies offer a wide variety of services ranging from prevocational programs to community employment placements. The people we serves develop meaningful relationships and expand skills that increase self-reliance and independence. Agencies offer comprehensive skills assessment, case planning and other program options.

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TODAY until 3pm your Special Olympics Nova Scotia donation at Sobeys and Foodland stores doubles ! Go get your groceries 🙂Tomorrow is Sobeys’ Summer Food Fair! All donations to Special Olympics will be MATCHED up to $150,000!

You can make a difference in the lives of our athletes with an intellectual disability by visiting your nearest Sobeys or Foodland from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. to try some summer samples, meet your local athletes and have your donation go twice as far!
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Address:
99 Wyse Road, Suite 920
Dartmouth, NS, B3A 4S5

Phone: (902) 466-2220
Fax: (902) 461-2220