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Home Sharing Quality of Life feedback sessions | CLBC

January 18 2022 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event CLBC continues to work on ways Home Sharing can make a positive difference in people’s lives. We have learned that improving the way we measure quality of life outcomes for people living in home sharing arrangements is an important step. To make sure we approach this in ways that includes the experience of people

The Fall 2021 Edition of the CLBC magazine “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES” is out now.

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 “Gratitude” And it highlights the people, places and activities in our lives that help keep us going. Self advocates from across B.C. share their stories of what has made them grateful, like artistic pursuits, sports,

Building a brighter future

Posted on October 27, 2021 by Matthew Yeomans (Chilliwack) This pandemic was my time to get healthy and get the support I needed to change my life. It’s been a blessing. It’s been very hard, but it has changed my life for the better. I was born in Thompson, Manitoba and moved to Chilliwack in grade 9. I am lucky to be part of a semi-independent living program supported by

WOW Awards 2021

CLBC is pleased to announce the four inclusion champions from across the province chosen as this year’s Widening our World (WOW) Award recipients. Hailing from Kamloops, Vancouver, South Surrey and Victoria, this year’s recipients were selected by a provincial committee of self advocate leaders, community members and CLBC staff for their commitment to helping people to stay positive, connected, and hopeful through the pandemic. We congratulate the recipients and everyone

CLBC welcomes new board member Amber Rainshadow

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

Important information for service providers in B.C.’s North and Interior regarding wildfires

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

CLBC Board Chair re-appointed to second term

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

Celebrating AccessAbility Week 2021 – Message from CLBC CEO Ross Chilton

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

CLBC Board Director Opening for a Self Advocate

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

Winter 2021 Edition of the CLBC magazine “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES”

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

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