Community Living B.C. strayed from "core values," says interim report

Article by Cassidy Oliver, The Province.

“An interim report released Friday by Community Living B.C. acknowledged that the beleaguered organization had lost “sight of its core values” but came up short in providing concrete solutions on how to address its laundry list of problems.”

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Public Form on BC's Community Living Sector

Public Forum on BC’s Community Living Sector

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Public forum on provincial budget cuts & service redesign in BC’s community living sector. Panel presentations and small group dialogue for families, self-advocates, support workers, and concerned citizens.

  • Date/Time: Monday, October 25, 2010, 7-9pm  
  • Location: Ukrainian Orthodox Centre (Auditorium),  154 East 10th Avenue (between Main & Quebec Streets)  

Co-presented by: British Columbia Association for Community Living (BCACL); BC Coalition of People With Disabilities (BCCPD); BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU); Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA); Moms on the Move (MOMS); United Community Services Co-op, BC FamilyNet  

Moderator: Tim Beachy, United Community Services Co-op 

Panelists:

  • Jane Dyson, BC Coalition for People with Disabilities
  • Faith Bodnar, BC Association for Community Living 
  • Alanna Hendren, Developmental Disabilities Association
  • Dawn Steele, Moms on the Move
  • James Cavalluzzo, BC Government and Service Employees’ Unions

Credit: Moms on the Move for the text above.

Letter to Minister Coleman about Group Home Residents Relocation

Letter to Minister Coleman about Assessment and Relocation of Group Home Residents

 

August 13th 2010

Honourable Rich Colemam, Minister of Housing and Social Development

Dear Minister Coleman,

We are writing to express our deep concern about the assessment and relocation program of group home residents that is currently being undertaken by Community Living BC (CLBC). (more…)