Mother calls on province to tackle disability support wait list

CBC News | May 18, 2016, Written by Kristen Brown

A Halifax woman is calling for action as Nova Scotia’s wait list for disability supports continues to grow.

Pam Anderson’s son, Brenden, 26, lives with Down syndrome. Six years ago, he was placed on the wait list for housing for people with disabilities. 

“It’s more for me that I have to have him settled before anything happens to us,” said Anderson. 

“We never know if he’s gonna go, if he’s not gonna go, when he’s gonna go. We’re getting older, we need to have him in place so that we know he’ll be comfortable.” 

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Pam Anderson with her son, Brenden

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