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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.

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

What's New in Supports to Children and Families

August 10, 2010
Join us at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler on October 21 for another "Ripple Effect" family leadership training retreat. ...
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July 8, 2010
Educators across B.C. and Canada are invited to take advantage of an entire day dedicated to inclusive education at our 2010 National Family Conference in Whistler on October 22-24, 2010. ...
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June 28, 2010
The role of the Advocate for Service Quality has been expanded to include youth with special needs and their families transitioning into adulthood....
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May 11, 2010
Information meetings for past residents of Woodlands are being held throughout the Lower Mainland of BC....
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March 11, 2010
Canada ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities yesterday, marking a historic and profound moment in our country’s history. ...
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February 15, 2010
Support Worker Central is an online database designed to match individuals, families and agencies with support workers in their communities....
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January 30, 2010
The Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion and familyWORKs have arranged for its members to be able to access the CBI Customized Employment Course online (family members only please)....
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December 9, 2009
BCACL has launched a petition to Premier Campbell urging his government to reverse recent changes made to the Community Living Authority Act that remove the legislated requirement that people with developmental disabilities and family members are guaranteed a place on the CLBC Board of Directors. ...
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October 1, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living is outraged at the BC Government's recent decision to eliminate the Provincial Advisor Offices of the Infant Development Program, Aboriginal Infant Development Program and the Supported Child Development Program....
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September 1, 2009
BCACL is reassured that the provincial government has "reconfirmed” in their September 1, 2009 budget update that funding from the February 2009 budget for programs and services for ...
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