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Vela Microboard Association of BC

Organization Details

Email: 
info@velacanada.org
Phone: 
(604) 539-2488
Fax: 
(604) 539-2483
AGM: 
Under Review
Membership: 
Full
Budget: 
0
Year founded: 
0
Total Membership: 
125
Organization Region: 
Lower Mainland & Upper Fraser Valley

Affordable Housing:  Vela owns five condominiums which are rented at subsidized rates to adults with developmental disabilities who choose to live independently; All tenants are considered members of the society; Serves 5 people.

Microboard Supports:  Microboards operate as small non-profit societies offering customized supports and services to the one person they support; Vela:  organizes an annual fall conference for BC and international Microboards that they support; produces a newsletter three times per year; maintains a web site with information on Microboards; provides mentoring and training for individual Microboards; offer information and support for others wishing to learn about Microboards; and provides technical assistance to Vela Microboards.  There are over 200 Vela Microboards operating in BC.

Addresses

Organization Address: 
#1 - 5761 Glover Road Langley British Columbia Canada V3A 8M8
Mailing Address: 
British Columbia Canada
Board Members: 

President, Maria Glaze

Staff Members: 

Executive Director, Linda Perry (lindaperry@velacanada.org)