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Employment
March 29, 2011
BCACL joined a group of community-based service providers and advocates to issue a press release on BC's new employment service model....
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March 24, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living has responded to the recently announced closure of a group home in Vernon, B.C. We have concerns with the process undertaken to close the facility. We also hold firmly to our social policy that supports a person's right to a home. ...
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March 14, 2011
Are you a parent or family member of a child or youth with special needs receiving services from the Ministry of Children and Family Development? We want to hear from you. Please fill out our survey and enter to win an iPod Touch....
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March 12, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living will hold its second annual Reason to Care Art Sale on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Heritage Hall at 3102 Main Street in Vancouver. ...
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March 2, 2011
Community Living BC (CLBC) released its service plan for 2011/12 - 2013/14 on February 15, 2011. Below is a summary of the plan. ...
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Employment
February 24, 2011
BCACL and a coalition of other provincial umbrella social service groups have developed a document describing the potential impacts of implementing the New Employment Program of BC on the represented populations....
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February 14, 2011
Equitas is an international human rights organization that has developed a human rights curriculum for youth in Canada. They have received some funding to adapt the curriculum for British Columbia and are hosting a focus group in Vancouver......
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February 11, 2011
BCACL President Annette Delaplace wrote to the Hon. Mary Polak, Minister of Children and Family Development regarding delays in payments from the Autism Funding Unit....
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January 24, 2011
BCACL has written a letter to Hon. Kevin Krueger, Minister of Social Development, requesting an urgent meeting to discuss employment programs for people with developmental disabilities and Community Living BC's service redesign process. ...
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January 24, 2011
BCACL has written a letter to Hon. Mary Polak, Minister of Children and Families, regarding the delays therapists have been experiencing in receiving payments from the Autism Funding Unit within the Ministry. ...
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