60th anniversary weekend to feature learning, honours, friendship and inclusion

NBACL is shifting our 60th anniversary celebrations into high gear next month with a special Conference and Annual General Meeting. Slated for Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28, we expect the events to attract self-advocates, families, educators, counsellors, social workers, support workers and government officials, as well as staff and members of the Association. […]

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Please “Give a Sh!rt” for New Brunswickers, and for our environment!

Have you ever thought about the impact your clothing has on the environment, and could have for people in New Brunswick? If so, would you “give a sh!rt”? Consider this. It takes 1800 gallons of water to make just one pair of jeans. And it takes another 700 gallons to make a t-shirt. No wonder […]

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Transition – Charlotte County

Please join us in welcoming Nick George as our new Transition Facilitator for Charlotte County. Nick will officially be joining us on Monday, August 14th but will also be in the Fredericton office tomorrow to meet with Jordan Hovey to do cross training for his position. His first official week will be based in Fredericton […]

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Notice of Meeting NBACL Annual General Meeting 2017

You’re Invited!  Join us Saturday, October 28, 2017  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fredericton, NB      Fredericton Inn, 1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB  E3C 1A1 Be part of building an inclusive community where persons with a disability can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members.     Important […]

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Employees’ feedback nets NBACL a National Globe and Mail award!

(Fredericton, NB) When it comes to being a great employer, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is “numero uno” in the eyes of its employees. And thanks to that endorsement, NBACL has received national recognition as a Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. The award was presented last night at the […]

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Website helps match support workers and those who need them

        Are you a person with a disability who’s looking for a support worker, and needs a great resource to find one? Or maybe you’re a support worker looking for that perfect match? Either way, the new, free web resource called “Support Match NB” can help! Designed to connect individuals and families […]

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We’re a Globe & Mail Employee Recommended Workplace!

NBACL has earned national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace. The designation is part of a new program developed by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail to recognize employers across the country that have the highest standards in workplace well-being. The Employee Recommended Workplace (ERW) program aims to recognize organizations that have prioritized the […]

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History in Action Webinar

Explore the history of the inclusion movement in NB over the last 60 years. In the 1950s and 1960s many people with an intellectual disability were institutionalized, sterilized and prohibited from attending school.  Parents of these individuals, who are now seniors, took action to ensure that their children, other youth and adults with an intellectual […]

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Inclusive Education Webinars

Following the webinars, if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Inclusive Education team at 453-4400. Policy 322 Do you have a son or daughter attending school (K-12) and are you interested in knowing more about the Inclusive Education Policy in New Brunswick? Join the Manager of Inclusive Education, Sherry […]

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Denim Day, April 26: NBACL staff wore jeans to raise awareness about sexual assault and people with a disability

  Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 was Denim Day. NBACL had a special “jeans day” to call attention to the topic of sexual abuse and people who have a disability. Here’s the story. In the 1990s, an 18 year old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor. Initially, he was charged, convicted and sent to […]

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Spring edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Spring edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: 60 years of community living! Let the celebration begin! President’s message Krista Carr to lead national organization Danny Soucy to head up NBACL as Executive Director Innovative “Support Match NB” now up and running for Saint John area Untapped Potential: United […]

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NBACL is celebrating over 60 years of support from volunteers across New Brunswick!

Even before NBACL was officially established  in April, 1957, hands were raised when the call went out and many volunteers became involved in the community living movement in their home towns. They helped their local associations by raising money or donating time, to provide schooling and care for children who had an intellectual disability. Now, 60 years […]

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