Community Living BC Resources

Community Living BC (CLBC) is a provincial crown agency, mandated under the Community Living Authority Act, that funds supports and services through service agencies for adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia.

Click the links below to access CLBC’s resources for aging individuals and their family members:

  • Responding to Vulnerability: A discussion paper about safeguards & people with developmental disabilities

    A document developed by CLBC for discussion with self-advocates, families, service providers, caregivers and other concerned people.

    Click here to learn more

  • Personalized Supports Initiative (PSI)

    This brochure provides information about CLBC’s Personalized Supports Initiative (PSI) which provides services to adults who have both significant limitations in adaptive functioning and either a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

    Click here to learn more

  • Aging Caregivers Pamphlet

    The Ageing Parents Pamphlet has been developed as a safeguards resource to help inform aging parents/caregivers of the need to, and benefits of making a plan with their family member as they both age. The pamphlet was developed with input and assistance from CLBC’s Provincial Advisory Committee and the Surrey Community Council.

    Click here to learn more

  • Addressing Personal Vulnerability Through Planning

    A guide to identifying and incorporating intentional safeguards when planning with adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Click here to learn more

  • Rights & Safeguards: A guide for Self-Advocates

    A plain language document developed with self-advocates to enhance their awareness of their rights and ways to be safe in community.

    Click here to learn more

  • Support Networks: A Plain Language Guide for Self-Advocates

    This plain language guide was developed with self-advocates to guide the process of building personal support networks.

    Click here to learn more

  • The Power of Knowing Each Other: Stories about Informal Safeguards told by BC Families

    CLBC and Family Support Institute (FSI) have worked together to create this new safeguards resource. This book contains stories about the creative and unique connections families have built and nurtured with their family members who have a developmental disability.

    Click here to learn more

  • Belonging to One Another: Building Personal Support Networks

    A resource booklet that is meant to inspire and stimulate your heart and head in consideration of how to support friendships, make social connections and build broader networks for adults with developmental disabilities.

    Click here to learn more

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