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Inclusion Powell River

Organization Details

(604) 485 - 6411
(604) 485 - 6419
CUPE Local 4601
$8.2 Million
Year founded: 
Total Membership: 
Organization Region: 
Lower Mainland & Upper Fraser Valley

Community Living Support Services:

Adult Residential & Day Programs: All adults with developmental disabilities (19 years +) who have a referral from community Living British Columbia (CLBC). Phone 604-485-6411 Ext. 224 or email lroberts@inclusionpr.ca

Residential Services: Inclusion Powell River Society supports adults living in 7 group homes in the community; 4 of these homes are fully accessible. Program Managers can be contacted at Phone 604-485-6411 Ext. 229

Community Inclusion Services: Staff support clients with life skills, build personal networks and facilitate community inclusion opportunities. Phone: 604-485-9219 or Email: comminc@inclusionpr.ca

Community Life Program: Structured day programs offering a range of activities participants can choose from. Phone: 604-485-7664 or Email: clp@inclusionpr.ca

Employment Support Services: Assist job ready clients with goals that lead to competitive employment in community settings. Resume writing, job search and job-client matches are all part of a wide variety of supports along with on the job training and long term support to both the employer and employee. Phone: 604-485-4628 or email: es@inclusionpr.ca.

Home Sharing: One of Inclusion Powell River Society’s residential options for individuals living with a disability or acquired brain injury. Phone: 604-485-5663 or email: homesharing@inclusionpr.ca

Better at Home: Help seniors continue to live independently in their own homes. Phone: 604-485.4008 or email betterathome@inclusionpr.ca

Child & Family Services: Available to families of children from birth to 19 years who may be demonstrating a developmental delay, or are at risk of a delay. Staff also support children to live in a group home as referred by the Ministry for Child & Family Development. Phone: 604-483-4042 Ext. 203 or email: lkew@inclusionpr.ca

Family Support Services: This service supports 0-19 year old who have a life-long developmental disability, have an Autism Spectrum Disorder or who are on the At Home Program. Children and Youth are supported in the home or community setting based on individually identified needs. Phone 604-485-6077 Ext 231, or email fss@inclusionpr.ca

Early Intervention & School Aged Therapy: Therapists work with children from birth to school entry (6 years of age) who have delayed or impaired motor skills, or sensory issues. Physiotherapist Phone: 604-483-4042 Ext 209 Email: agutter@inclusionpr.ca.  Occupational Therapist Phone: 604-483-4042 Ext. 204. Email: mriddle@inclusionpr.ca

Infant Development Program: Consultants specialize in infant and early childhood development. Services focus on families with children birth to three years of age.  Phone: 604-483-4042 Ext 213 or idp@inclusionpr.ca

Powell River Community Preschool: The center offers preschool programs for children between thirty months and five years. Phone: 604-483-4042

Supported Child Development Program: Coordinators assist families to access inclusive child development opportunities in community preschools or childcare for their children. For children from birth to 12 years, and youth 13 to 19 years served on an individual basis. Phone: 604-483-4042 Ext. 215/216 or email: scd@inclusionpr.ca

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Together: This program provides support and advocacy to families and youth from birth to 19 dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and/or similar complex developmental behavioral conditions. Phone: 604-483-4042 Ext. 202 or Email: fasd@inclusionpr.ca


Organization Address: 
Inclusion Powell River Society 4675 Marine Avenue Suite 201 Powell River British Columbia Canada V8A 2L2
Board Members: 

President: Arlette Raaen

1st Vice President: Bruce Anderson

2nd Vice President: Mike Keating

Treasurer: Rick Biasutti

Secretary: Dylan Parson

Staff Members: 

CEO, Lilla Tipton (ltipton@inclusionpr.ca )

Director of Finance, Dave Harmer (dharmer@inclusionpr.ca )

Director of Adult Services, Lynn Roberts (lroberts@inclusionpr.ca )

Director of Employment Services, Advocacy & Innovations (dmorris@inclusionpr.ca )

Director of Children & Family Services (Acting) Laura Kew (lkew@inclusionpr.ca)