Vancouver Community Council

VCCVancouver Community Council is a group of self advocates, family and community members who work in partnership with CLBC and are committed to creating a more inclusive and welcoming community. 

When you join the council you will gain knowledge and participate in fun and meaningful projects that support a more inclusive and welcoming community for the people CLBC supports. 

Vancouver Community Council current work Plan:

  • Recruitment
  • Council Website
  • CLBC Group Orientation
  • Family Governance
  • Community Mapping

Click here to see a list of our current members.

Interested in contacting the Vancouver Community Council?

The Council strives to break down barriers associated with disability and help make a difference in the lives of the people CLBC serves in Vancouver.

If you would like to get in touch with the Vancouver Community Council, or learn about possible opportunities to join, please contact CLBC’s Vancouver Office by clicking here.

Get to know the Vancouver Community Council by watching this video:

 


Upcoming Meetings

Workshop on Community Mapping
Date: Sunday, December 3 (International Day of Persons with Disabilities)
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Vancouver CLBC Office – 3rd Floor, 210 West Broadway
About: Everyone benefits from knowing more about the people, organizations, and programs that make up our local Vancouver Community. The CLBC Vancouver Community Council invites you to come to a Community Mapping Workshop to learn about yourself and your community, to meet new people, and to
have fun! Click here for the full details

Community Council Meeting
Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Vancouver CLBC Office – 3rd Floor, 210 West Broadway


Council at Work

The Council has focused on:

  •  Giving input to decisions regarding the budget
  •  Attending and supporting a variety of CLBC working groups
  •  Developing connections with Community Centres
  •  Promoting a process for developing support networks
  •  Advocacy, we submitted: a brief on transportation to the CLBC Advisory Board; a letter supporting a local CLBC funded employment initative to CLBC upper management; a letter requesting increased funding for CLBC to Standing Committee on Finance
  •  Participating in the selection of a new Manager for the Vancouver Community Living Centre
  • Pursuing the Goals, Objectives and Action Plans that have been developed

Feedback Form

The Vancouver Community Council represents individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The Council is an ambassador to CLBC and makes every effort to work in the best interests of the individuals and familes CLBC serves.

Your opinions, suggestions, comments and concerns are therefore very important to the council and we will read every message that we receive. We are not able to respond personally to the messages we receive, but we do appreciate you taking the time to fill out our feedback form below. We will provide summaries of the community comments and concerns during the year. You can also send regular mail to the following address:

Vancouver Community Council
c/o Community Living British Columbia (CLBC)
3rd floor – 210 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Y 3W2

Please note that the feedback form is designed for collecting public input only. Please contact CLBC staff directly if you have any specific personal requests for CLBC service. Their number is 604-660-3323.

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