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

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 Employment

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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April 14, 2011
Canadians will be going to the polls on May 2, 2011. This is a national election but it plays out in provinces, communities and neighbourhoods. Across B.C. and Canada, individuals and groups are working together to make disability an election issue. ...
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Employment
April 13, 2011
The Ministry of Social Development has published a Request for Proposals (RFP) for employment service providers interested in providing services under the new employment program in B.C....
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April 12, 2011
BCACL representatives recently met with the new Minister of Social Development, Harry Bloy and Deputy Minister Mark Sieben on April 4, 2011 to discuss urgent issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and their families. ...
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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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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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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 14, 2011
Thank you to all of the 457 family members and individuals who filled out our "Count me in" survey. ...
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Employment
January 14, 2011
BCACL has created a Fact Sheet to help give clarity to the new Employment Program in B.C. ...
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Employment
January 13, 2011
The Canadian Association for Supported Employment 2011 Conference is being held in Halifax from June 7-9, 2011. Registration is now open....
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