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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.

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

What's New in Disability Supports

January 20, 2012
BCACL has issued a press release in response to the results of an internal review of Community Living BC (CLBC), the government funding body that provides supports to people with developmental disabilities. ...
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January 5, 2012
The BC Community Living Action Group (of which BCACL is a member) reflected on the past year and looked to the year ahead in this recent notice to supporters. ...
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December 12, 2011
The 2012 BCACL Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions of artwork from artists who are self advocates. The theme of this year's conference is "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong”....
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December 9, 2011
Join BCACL and the Canadian Association for Community Living for a national forum on real homes and real choice for people with intellectual disabilities....
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December 1, 2011
BCACL will host its 2012 conference, "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong" in Penticton, British Columbia on May 30-June 2, 2012. We are now accepting workshop proposals. The deadline for proposals is January 20, 2012....
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November 18, 2011
In the face of mounting pressure from families, community organizations, media and public, Community Living BC (CLBC), the provincial crown agency that funds services for people with developmental disabilities, has issued an interim report at the request of the Minister of Social Development....
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November 18, 2011
The Standing Committee on Finance released its budget 2012 consultation report. It recommends a financial investment into CLBC and the quick completion of a review. Recommendations also related to the new employment model and improvements to the transition process for youth leaving high school....
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November 17, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living has issued a press release in response to recent comments made by the Minister of Social Development about calls received by the new Client Support Team....
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November 16, 2011
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written a letter to the editor regarding the important role of families in driving change and bringing the community living crisis to public attention...
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