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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 Supports to Children and Families

June 7, 2011
The Canadian Association for Community Living (our National counterpart) has responded to the Federal Budget. Highlights include enhanced support for families and caregivers and steps to improve labour market outcomes for people with developmental disabilities....
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May 19, 2011
A group of family members and representatives from the Community Living Action Group visited the Legislature yesterday to bring attention to Community Living BC's funding crisis. ...
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May 19, 2011
The Giving in Action Fund offers one-time grants to help families renovate their homes and/or purchase wheelchair accessible vehicles, enhancing their child's ability to participate at home, school and in community....
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May 10, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) has been flooded with calls and emails from families and individuals who either want to tell their story or want to help put pressure on the Minister and Premier to invest in people with disabilities and their families....
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May 5, 2011
On April 27, 2011, BCACL wrapped up The Road to Inclusion: One Conversation at a Time and we would like to thank-you for the integral role you played in this cross provincial tour and conversation....
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May 4, 2011
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written to the Minister of Social Development, Hon. Harry Bloy, in response to his comments in the Legislature today (May 3, 2011)....
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April 28, 2011
Minister of Social Development Harry Bloy was questioned in the Legislature yesterday about his government’s insufficient funding of supports and services for people with disabilities and their families....
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April 13, 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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April 13, 2011
Support Worker Central is an online database designed to match individuals, families and agencies with compatible support workers in their communities. ...
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April 13, 2011
In an effort to have the voices of family members and persons with developmental disabilities inform our advocacy work, the BC Association for Community Living is embarking on a provincial "conversation tour."...
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