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It’s time to “Give a Sh!rt” for your environment and NBACL!

The annual New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) “Give a Sh!rt” campaign launches today! The average person throws away roughly 81 pounds of textiles annually, and nearly 95% of disposed items that end up in landfills could be reused. That’s where we come in! NBACL is one of two New Brunswick charities to partner […]

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FUN BBQs 2018

Ideal weather and great turnouts made for two successful Families United Network (FUN) barbeques in Saint John and Fredericton hosted by the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) Community Navigators. Saint John’s Rockwood Park picnic grounds were perfect for games, food and socializing. “There were people there of all ages, and it really showed […]

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High School Grad Finds Next Step at CCNB

Jani Cormier graduated from Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud in June, where she took part in the New Brunswick Association for Community Living’s (NBACL) Transition to Work program. After being accepted to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Dieppe’s Early Childhood Program starting this fall, Jani got a job working part-time at a daycare in Cap-Pelé. “She’s made big […]

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Graduate gains Independence at CCNB

Ryan Hébert recently graduated from a two year  Business  Administration course at Collège  Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Dieppe, and had the ideal experience for any student attending postsecondary school. “Ryan is more confident and social; he is really mature in maintaining his independence,” said Hélène Corriveau, Transition Facilitator for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living […]

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CCNB Grad Follows Dreams

While high school was not the easiest time for him, Yannick Carroll always knew what he wanted to do in life. Seeing the work his cousin was doing training as a welder, Yannick planned to follow suit, applying to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Péninsule Acadienne for the same program. Right off the bat, he […]

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Introducing the Heart Award!

We’d like to introduce a new award here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)—the Heart Award! This award is a way for peers to recognize peers throughout the year, and for staff to get to know other staff members in our offices in other regions of the province. While our staff members […]

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Global Day of Parents

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is marking this Global Day of Parents as a time to express gratitude to the parents who have a family member with a disability and are making sure they live the lives they deserve. Parents have a critical role in the structure of a family, and devote […]

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Disability and AccessAbility Awareness Week 2018

“Equal Opportunity for All!” Disability Awareness Week 2018! The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) will be helping to mark the 31st consecutive Disability Awareness Week (DAW) in NB from May 27 – June 2. “Equal Opportunity for All!” is this year’s theme. Disability Awareness Week is a time dedicated to informing New Brunswickers […]

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Today, May 15, 2018, is International Day of Families

The United Nations (UN) first marked May 15 as the International Day of Families in 1983 as a way to both acknowledge the hard work of families and to raise awareness of issues that affect them socially and economically. The focus of this year’s theme is “Families and Inclusive Societies.” The New Brunswick Association for […]

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Briefing Note For New Brunswick Political Parties Regarding People With An Intellectual Or Developmental Disability And Their Families

People with an intellectual or developmental disability want and deserve real opportunities to live a good life as contributing members of New Brunswick society. People want to be fully included in school and in their communities, have access to the supports and financial resources needed to live in a home of their own, be gainfully […]

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Community Living NB marks Denim Day to raise awareness of abuse

Community Living NB marks Denim Day to raise awareness of abuse Wednesday, April 25, 2018 is Denim Day, a day that is important to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL). Here’s why. In the 1990s, an 18 year old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor. Initially, he was charged, convicted […]

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Star Volunteer Recognized by Volunteer Greater Fredericton, United Way Central

Sue Hill is one of New Brunswick Association for Community Living’s (NBACL) most valuable contributor for 2017-2018. Sue comes to NBACL every Monday and Wednesday afternoon to volunteer, which she has been doing for over 10 years now. Sue is an essential and integral support to NBACL. She helps the administration team prepare for events, […]

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