As part of the B.C. Government’s $5-billion COVID-19 Action Plan, the Province is extending the offer of temporary emergency funding to address impacts related to COVID-19 to August 31, 2020 to support service providers to continue delivering residential services, including group homes, home sharing and supported independent living that many of the people CLBC serves rely on. On this page are updated materials and requisition forms to support requests for this funding for July and/or August by the deadline of August 17, 2020.
Find links to materials below to provide Direct Funded (DF) Standard Agreement Agents and Person-Centred Societies (PCSs) with specific information about requesting this funding:
Emergency Advance Funding – Foundations (July Update) – This foundation document outlines which funded services and expenses are eligible for emergency advance funding, and what allocation and implementation of this funding will look like.
Interim Guidance (July Update) – This guidance document identifies the parameters and process for the distribution of this funding to DF Standard Agents and PCSs.
FAQs for Direct Funded Standard Agreements and Person-Centered Societies (July Update) – This document provides Agents with Direct Funded Standard Agreements and Person-Centered Societies with answers to common questions asked about requesting CLBC Emergency Advance Funding.
Secure Electronic Signature Process –Effective April 24, 2020, CLBC temporarily suspended the requirement for service providers to physically mail a signed hard copy of service contracts by implementing a secure electronic signature process.
- Read the message to service providers here
- Find the instructions for E-signing CLBC contracts here
- Read the Interim Guidance Document on Contract e-Authorization here
If you are having difficulty downloading any of these forms, please send an email to CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca for assistance.