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Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with developmental disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

What's New in Disability Supports

October 5, 2011
BCACL has written to the new Minister of Social Development, Hon. Stephanie Cadieux, calling for an external review of Community Living BC (CLBC) and an immediate moratorium on service redesign. ...
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September 26, 2011
Premier Christy Clark announced changes to the B.C. Cabinet today, replacing Minister of Social Development Harry Bloy with Stephanie Cadeaux....
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September 22, 2011
Hon. Harry Bloy, Minister of Social Development, has instructed Community Living BC (CLBC) to make their waitlist statistics public by October 3, 2011. BCACL has been asking for accurate waitlist numbers since CLBC was created. ...
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September 15, 2011
BCACL representatives presented to the Standing Committee on Finance today, stressing the importance of making a substantial financial investment in Community Living BC. ...
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September 14, 2011
$6 Million in new funding for people with developmental disabilities is encouraging but a far cry from $70 Million needed to address needs of families and individuals and families needing support....
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August 9, 2011
The Community Living Action Group (of which BCACL is a member) released an update on July 18, 2011....
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July 26, 2011
This event is a provincial roundtable on home sharing philosophy, models and practice for executive directors, CEO's, program managers and coordinators who are working in not-for-profit and private organizations that provide this option of residential service. ...
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July 19, 2011
You are invited to participate in a Queens University study about the effects of sibling relationships on well-being in adult siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities....
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July 12, 2011
BCACL Applauds New Westminster City Council for Respecting the Wishes of Former Residents of Woodlands by voting to demolish the last remaining structure from B.C.'s last major institution. BCACL issued the following press release in response to the news....
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June 28, 2011
Our 2010/2011 annual report is now available online. Take a look and see what we have been up to for the last year!...
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