Launching Pad for Business

An innovative approach to helping entrepreneurs with disabilities plan and launch their business.

Self Advocate Speakers Bureau

Self advocate leaders available to make presentations and share their stories and expertise with decision makers, service providers and the community.

BC Centre for Employment Excellence

Training, resource and informational tools for helping people find and keep employment.

Best Practices for Supported Employment

User-friendly information for employers, job seekers, service providers and family members.

Canadian Association for Supported Employment

Association strives to promote full citizenship and personal capacity for persons with disabilities through the facilitation of increased labour market participation and outcomes.

Ready, Willing and Able

A three-year project to increase the workforce participation of people with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Employment Matters 

A documentary by CBC, explores the untapped market and potential of employing people with intellectual disabilities in the workplace.

Click here to watch.

Employment Matters Too

The second part of a CBC documentary series focusing on people with intellectual disabilities in the workplace.

Click here to watch.

Promoting our Abilities

Self advocate developed presentations to educate employers, community leaders, including those from municipal, provincial and federal governments, about the advantages to hiring inclusively.


Provides families with a forum for conversations about employment, mentoring through family to family support, and information and resources.

Mapping Inclusive Employment for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Online geo-mapping project that enables people throughout the province to share their experiences with inclusive employment.


A public awareness and employment development initiative that connects people with developmental disabilities to employers for a day of mentoring

BC Partners in Workforce Innovation

Innovative recruitment pilot project to help BC employers meet current and future workforce needs, and connect people with diverse abilities to employment opportunities.

Customized Employment Demonstration Project

A July 1, 2008 to May 31, 2012 project jointly funded by the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation and CLBC.

Click here to learn more about the project.

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