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Our new report shows the continued systemic use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. Read more.

From December 1-3, we're celebrating the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Film festivals will be held in 5 locations across BC. Stay tuned for details!

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

What's New in Disability Supports

October 25, 2011
The Government of Canada is asking for public feedback on the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to see if it is meeting the needs of Canadians with disabilities and their families....
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October 21, 2011
The Minister of Social Development Stephanie Cadieux has announced a “client support team” that would “assist individuals and families concerned about services provided by CLBC.” ...
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October 15, 2011
CLBC's Board of Directors issued a statement yesterday evening announcing that Rick Mowles, CEO of CLBC, was stepping down immediately. ...
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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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