CLBC Connect Digital Newsletter September 2018

CLBC’s E-Newsletter    |    September 2018
A bi-monthly update with news, stories and tips

Tyler has a job! A paying job!

“It has been very exciting and emotional to see Tyler go to work and successfully complete his tasks, feel proud of his job and start to grasp the concept of earning money,” says Daynna of her son’s employment journey with Spider Agile Technologies in Kelowna.

Click here to read their story, one of many that we shared during September’s Disability Employment Month, and learn how CLBC and its partners are increasing employment opportunities across the province.



Mom’s message: you are not alone

Baksho Ghangass is passionate about sharing her story to reach families who feel isolated and help them find supports and opportunities in her community of Surrey and beyond.

Click here to read Baksho’s story and learn about the important role parents will play in CLBC’s new Welcome Workshops.

Correctional Centre sets an inclusive tone

“Having a broadly diverse and inclusive workplace brings a wider set of skills and perspectives to the table,” says Warden Steve DiCastri of the Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver.

Click here to read how employees Kyle and Dayton are making important contributions to their workplace.


It makes a difference when it’s someone you love

Karen Coehlo’s experiences growing up with her foster brother Ben have helped her relate to the families she supports as a facilitator in CLBC’s Kamloops office, and understand some of the challenges they encounter.

Click here to read Karen’s profile and find her advice to families on the value of taking part in Welcome Workshops as part of CLBC’s updated approach to planning.


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