CLBC Update

Community Living BC (CLBC) has launched a new website at www.communitylivingbc.ca. It aims to make it easier for individuals and families to find answers. Visit the site, and let us know what you think by sending an email to CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca. The new website, which can be read from your mobile phone and tablet, is organized around three questions: “Who does CLBC support?”, “What support is available?” and “How do I get support?” It includes sections like “How do I get started” and “Meet a CLBC facilitator” and each top level page has a “What this page says” plain language summary. The website has more information about how to get support, including the welcome and planning steps, options for connecting to community and CLBC services, and how CLBC works. You can expect to find: simplified navigation an interactive office locator map accessibility tools an upgraded News & Stories section You can learn more about how individuals and families helped to build this site here. Questions Email CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca if you have any questions about the site, need help finding information, or see a problem. Thank...

Disability Alliance BC Community Update

Expanded Coverage for Aircasts/Walking Boots   Disability Alliance BC (DABC), effective May 2018, the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction will provide funding for aircasts/walking boots for people who are eligible for health supplements. Eligible individuals include: Recipients of Persons with Disabilities (PWD) benefits Recipients of Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers to Employment benefits (PPMB) Income Assistance and PWD recipients residing in special care facilities People who have a life threatening health need DABC is encouraged by this expansion of health supports for people with disabilities and thank Minister Shane Simpson for his leadership in introducing this much needed policy improvement. DABC recognizes that many British Columbians with disabilities continue to experience barriers accessing other needed medical equipment and services and will continue to share our concerns about this with the Minister and his...

May Edition 2018

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