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Community Action Employment Plan

If opportunity doesn’t knock, then build a door.   That is exactly what is happening for the estimated 83 percent of individuals who are eligible for services through Community Living BC, and are unemployed. That door is being constructed via a three-year Community Employment Action Plan for adults with developmental disabilities who wish to work in their communities.   The Plan was launched in 2013. Opening that door to employment opportunities puts

CLBC Employment Services Not Impacted by Ministry Changes This Month

Last month the Vancouver Sun published an article on 11 customized employment contracts managed by the Ministry of Social Development that conclude at the end of this month.  This is the result of an expiring agreement between the federal and provincial governments. CLBC employment services are not impacted by this change.  The change has been planned by the Ministry for some time and is part of a shift of employment

CLBC Establishes Editorial Board of Self Advocates

CLBC is establishing an Editorial Board of self advocates and family members to help ensure the perspectives of the people they serve are more present in the development of CLBC communications, publications and community relations.   The Editorial Board is a paid position for people who are either eligible for CLBC services, a family member of someone eligible for support or someone with extensive experience working in the community living

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