Direct Home Sharing Providers – Emergency Funding Information

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 Home Sharing Providers with specific information about 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.

FAQs for Direct Contracted Home Sharing Providers (July Update) – This document provides CLBC Direct Home Sharing Providers with answers to common questions asked about 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.


If you are having difficulty downloading any of these forms, please send an email to for assistance.