Posted on September 10, 2021 Amber Rainshadow, new CLBC board member, and Glimmer. Community Living BC (CLBC) welcomes Amber Rainshadow as its newest member of the Board of Directors. From Victoria, B.C., Amber has many years of experience as a self advocate with a commitment to improve support and inclusion for people who live with disabilities. She brings a desire to use her lived experience to help others in the
Posted on July 16, 2021 Dear Service Providers and Caregivers, As you are aware, fire and evacuation season has begun in our regions and we have a number of individuals and families who have been impacted, or may be impacted, in various communities. The safety and wellbeing of CLBC’s network of supported individuals, families, staff and service providers is a top priority for us. With the fires currently affecting
Posted on July 22, 2021 Dr. Michael J. Prince. Community Living BC (CLBC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael J. Prince has been appointed to serve a second term as Chair of the CLBC Board of Directors from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024. Dr. Prince was first appointed Board Chair from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. “I am honoured to again be given the
Posted on May 28, 2021 Ross Chilton, CLBC CEO From May 30 to June 5, we mark AccessAbility Week in British Columbia and across Canada. This is a time to celebrate the valuable contributions of people with disabilities. During this week we also recognize the people, groups and organizations who are actively working to remove barriers and increase opportunities for people of all abilities to participate and thrive in their
February 22nd,2021 CLBC Board Director Opening for a Self Advocate As of April 1, 2021, there will be one director position open on the CLBC Board for a person who lives with a developmental disability. The CLBC Board governs the overall way CLBC does its work. This includes responsibilities like approving CLBC’s strategic plan and making sure there is a way to know if the services and supports provided by
View this email in your browser Leading connection – Casey Douglas, Director of Olivia Douglas Community Services, joins other self advocacy groups in creating opportunities for people to connect and stay strong. Welcome to the Winter 2021 Edition of the CLBC magazine “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES” Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES is created under the guidance of the CLBC Editorial Board, which is made up of self advocates from across the province, as well
December 2nd,2020 Key to Home: New resources to help you increase inclusive housing in your community A new video and web site called Key to Home has been launched to help individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and service providers build awareness in their local communities for more inclusive housing. The web site can be found here.The web site provides research information on the need for inclusive housing in B.C.
Celebrate Diverse Abilities Welcome to the Summer 2020 Edition of CLBC’s “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES” magazine. Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES is created under the guidance of the CLBC Editorial Board, which is made up of self advocates from across the province, as well as family members. The theme for this edition is “Stories of Hope and Connection.” The stories in this edition focus on the different ways people and communities have come together