Justice & Diversity

Community Connections Support Services envisions a vibrant and inclusive society that embraces equality and diversity by promoting racial and LGBTQ2S+ justice and eliminating discrimination for all.

We acknowledge the land that we live, work, and play on as the traditional territories of the Okanagan, Ktunaxa, and Sinixt Nations.

Nov 18: CLBC Update re: Covid-19 for Individuals and Families

Dear self advocates and family members –

Please join our COVID-19 update call on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) to receive the latest health and safety information from Dr. Daniele Behn Smith, Deputy Provincial Health Officer. The link for this call is found below.

When: Friday, November 18, 2022
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

Speakers on this call will include:

  • Michael J. Prince, Call moderator and Chair, CLBC Board
  • Ross Chilton, CEO, Community Living BC
  • Dr. Daniele Behn Smith, Deputy Provincial Health Officer

Please send your questions about COVID by noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16 to CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca with the subject line: NOVEMBER COVID CALL.

This meeting will be on the Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) platform so that participants can hear and see the speakers. People will also have the option to call in with a telephone. Please use the following MS Teams link or call-in telephone numbers to join the call:

Microsoft Teams Meeting

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device
Click here to join the meeting
Meeting ID: 248 084 081 698
Passcode: fLzvGS
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Or call in (audio only)
+1 778-401-6289,,693330599#   Canada, Victoria
Phone Conference ID: 693 330 599#
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Toll-free (audio only): 1-888-600-3289
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If you have questions or would like to receive an information sheet with instructions on how to use MS Teams, please contact CLBC.Events@gov.bc.ca.

We look forward to having you join us. For the latest information from CLBC, please visit our COVID-19 web page for individuals and families here.

We’re done…!

CARF 2022 is finished and went really well…!

Thanks SO much to a great team who welcomed Sara and Joanne from CARF (virtually) for the last 3 days. They were awesome and so were all of you.

Thanks again!
Jackie and Brian

Kelowna: Oct 20 DSRF Workshop

From Jillian at the DSRF:

Participants will explore the main reasons behind challenging behaviour. Next, they will learn strategies to facilitate positive interactions and participation, including proactive communication strategies and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) strategies. Whether you are a parent, teacher, CEA, coach, babysitter, or therapist of a child, teenager, or adult, you won’t want to miss this!

Register Here