“I’ve seen so many incredible changes in Francis (second from right) since he began working. He’s matured, confident, and his communication skills have drastically improved,” says Annabel of her son’s employment experience with Canada Landscape.
Wade (left) was searching for a meaningful job while Richard (right) needed an eager, focused employee to join his beverage company.
Read their story here and find out how a community connection led to an employment opportunity that benefits them both. You can also learn how CLBC and WorkBC help people access employment that matches their unique skills.
In 2019 more than 5,000 people who live with developmental disabilities reported an income. That’s up from 2,200 who reported an income in 2013. It’s thanks to hard work by business champions, service providers, families and self advocates.
“As soon as I can, I want to get out to all the regions and hear from the people we support and their families. I want to understand from their perspective what is working well and needs to be protected, and what is not working and needs to be tweaked,” says Ross Chilton, who began as CLBC CEO in August.
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