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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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Notice from NBACL Board of Directors of Search for an Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has begun the search for an Executive Director. To assure that the process is thorough and comprehensive, the executive search firm of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) has been engaged to assist us. The search will continue for approximately six weeks. NBACL has […]

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Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB)

Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB) Fact Sheet What is the Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB)? WITB is a federal refundable tax credit. If you qualify for the credit it will reduce any taxes you may owe. If you don’t owe any taxes, the WITB will provide money from the federal government. WITB is designed to […]

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NB Community Living receives prestigious workplace designation

Fredericton, NB- Once again this year, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has earned national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace. The designation is part of a 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. NBACL is […]

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Local Rotary Club responds quickly to Association’s immediate need for funding

FREDERICTON, NB, February 1, 2018 – When the Fredericton North Rotary Club (FNR) read in the Daily Gleaner that the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) was in immediate need of funding for its Family Support program, they took action and quickly arranged a $10,400 donation. “Rotary’s mottos are ‘service above self,’ and ‘take […]

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“Let us build an inclusive society for all.”

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day! Did you know that 3/21 was named World Down Syndrome Day in recognition of the fact that Down syndrome occurs when a person has a triplicate of chromosome 21? The day was declared in 2012 by then Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, who said: “On this day, […]

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