​Council Resources

  • Community Council Members’ Handbook – The Community Council Members’ Handbook provides information about the role of Community Councils, how they do their work and what is involved in the job of a Council member.
  • Glossary – Terms and Acronyms for Community Councils – This glossary of Community Living BC terms and acronyms is to help Council members with their role as a CLBC Community Council volunteer.
  • Community Council Video Library – In the video library you can learn how Councils carry out their Terms of Reference, the business of Community Councils, and practical ideas for building inclusive communities.
  • Strengthening Community Councils: Task Force Report – Learn about recommendations CLBC is implementing to strengthen the relationship with Community Councils to ensure more involvement and communications between Community Councils, the Provincial Advisory Committee, the CLBC board and staff.
  • VIDEO: Light the Way – This video highlights best practices gathered from interviews with self-advocates about what inclusion looks like to them and a survey of Council Chairs. The video is intended to enable Councils to build their capacity to help self-advocates access and use information, recruit self-advocates, and effectively utilize self-advocates’ skills and abilities at meetings.
  • Building Community, Inspiring Change: Stories of CLBC Community Councils – Read stories of success and inspiration from CLBC Community Councils across the province.
  • Articles of Interest – This page features a list of publications that will be of interest to Councils to help them achieve their mandate.