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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 Supports to Children and Families

September 26, 2012
In this video Kayla’s mom, Theresa, is meeting with Angela, an “in-own-home” consultant who works for the Simon Fraser Society for Community Living, in their Supported Child Development program....
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September 26, 2012
The provincial government is asking for public input as it forms its 2013 budget. Members of the public can now register to present to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. Meetings are held across the province....
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September 24, 2012
For over 23 years, the Family Focus Society has been organizing conferences for families supporting a child or youth with special needs or an adult with a developmental disability. This year's Family Focus Conference will be held in Langley, B.C., on Friday October 19. ...
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August 29, 2012
A doctoral student at the University of Victoria is studying the different ways that parental caregivers of adults with intellectual disabilities plan for the future of their child....
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August 24, 2012
Having just graduated from high school in June, Devon is excited about his future. In this video Devon and his mom, Eileen, talk about their plans for summer and beyond....
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August 20, 2012
The BCACL publication, "A Parent's Handbook on Inclusive Education," has been updated to reflect current legislation and resources. The handbook is now available in three formats, for your convenience. ...
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August 8, 2012
Olivia, Devon, Kayla and Kit graduated from high school in June of this year. This short but powerful video captures the memorable day. Visit www.transitionplanningbc.ca for more videos....
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June 19, 2012
BCACL is encouraged by these first steps that address the need for different ministries to work together towards a seamless system of support for people with developmental disabilities and their families. ...
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June 11, 2012
The BC Association for Community Living and the BCACL Foundation present a FREE Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Seminar. ...
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June 11, 2012
BCACL has issued its 2011/2012 Annual Report. It has been a busy year!...
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