Community Living BC (CLBC) delivers supports and services to eligible adults with developmental disabilities and their families across British Columbia. On this page you can find the latest events and updates about Community Living BC.
The CLBC Strategic Plan outlines Community Living British Columbia’s direction from 2017until 2020.
The plan was developed in consultation with individuals, families, service providers and other community partners, and is reviewed annually. CLBC is committed to working collaboratively with its many partners and to bringing other community organizations and leaders into the process as we execute this strategic plan.
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
Community Living BC wishes you a happy holiday season and best wishes for the new year! This year has been a challenging one with the COVID-19 pandemic. With measures currently in place to keep everyone safe, this means that the holiday season will not look like it has in years past. Although we may not be able to see all of our friends and family in person, we hope you
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.
CLBC Covid 19 Safety Tips Negative emotions about feeling sick can be hurtful and make us want to avoid telling others. To better understand why telling others when we feel sick, and if we might have COVID-19, is so important, check out this helpful resource we have developed
Expression of Interest: Self Advocates Leading Connection During COVID-19 Dear BC Self Advocacy Community, Supporters and Allies,Community Living BC (CLBC) is working with partners to find ways to support people to stay safe and connected through the COVID-19 pandemic. The BC Self Advocacy community has an important role to play to help lead this effort. This message is to let you know about an Expression of Interest posted on the
Posted on November 6, 2020 Community Living BC (CLBC) is recognizing leaders from across B.C. for their innovation and dedication in making sure people with developmental disabilities remain included and connected to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The recognition is part of CLBC’s annual Widening Our World (WOW) awards. This year’s WOW winners include community and provincial leaders who have given extensive support to people across the province. “Congratulations
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
Posted on May 15th,2020 Community Living BC (CLBC) welcomes John Stinson who will begin his duties as Vice President, Regional Operations on June 15, 2020. “It is a thrill to introduce John as the newest member of our Executive team,” said CLBC CEO Ross Chilton. “He comes to us from the Alberta government where he has been a collaborative, consensus-building leader in disability services as well as other sectors. We