As part of the B.C. Government’s $5-billion COVID-19 Action Plan, up to $35.6 million will be available over three months from CLBC 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.
Find links to materials below to provide Service Providers with specific information about requesting this funding:
Emergency Advance Funding – Foundations (Version 2) – 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 – Emergency Advance Funding via Service Providers – This guidance document identifies the parameters and process for the distribution of this funding to service providers.
Interim Guidance – Direction for Service Providers Emergency Advance Funding for Agency Coordinated Home Sharing – This guidance document provides direction for service providers on the allocation and distribution of this emergency funding to agency coordinated home sharing providers.
Emergency Advance Funding Requisition Form – Service Providers – Version 3 (link will download the Excel file to your downloads folder) – This form is to be used to request an advance of emergency funding to meet urgent and compelling service needs directly arising due to the COVID-19 emergency situation that are not covered by services already provided under contract with CLBC.
FAQs for Service Providers – May 12, 2020 – This document provides service providers with answers to common questions about CLBC Emergency Advance Funding via Service Providers.
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.