In the News
Last week, the Government of New Brunswick released the Inter-Departmental Addiction and Mental Health Action Plan, focused on addressing the increasing demand for addiction and mental health services.
The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) joins our national counterpart, Inclusion Canada, in backing the statement recently released by three human rights experts from the United Nations condemning access to medical assistance in dying based on having a disability.
NBACL is happy to offer a list of engaging activities and resources (for all ages) to keep parents/guardians and their children learning and having fun during their time away from school. Click here
As we plan for the transition back to school in the fall, it’s important to remember that equal access to education doesn’t mean treating everyone the same.
New Brunswick has been recognized as a world leader in inclusive education in the UNESCO 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report.
New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), an effective and dynamic advocacy organization for children and adults who have an intellectual disability and their families, is seeking motivated individuals to serve on the Board for three year terms. This year we have two vacancies: Regional Representative North East (Bathurst/Neguac & surrounding region) Parent/Self Advocate […]
“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” Margaret J. Wheatley As the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, we understand fully the vital importance of building a strong, vibrant and inclusive society. What affects one affects us all, and as New Brunswickers, we all share in reaching […]
Livestream Link – End of Life, Equality, and Disability: A National Forum on Medical Assistance in Dying
On January 30th, 2020 at 11am -1pm AST, CACL and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) will be hosting a public forum bringing together policy makers and the disability rights community to discuss the critical balance between the right to autonomy and the right to equality in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation. Simultaneous interpretation, ASL/LSQ, […]
At the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, we are committed to supporting individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability overcome mental health challenges. In partnership with Bell Let’s Talk Canada, NBACL has created ‘easy read guides’ to support individuals with a disability who also have depression, anxiety, or mental wellness concerns. Although these guides are extremely […]
For a donation of $10 to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, you will receive a beautiful card to give to someone special. The card will let them know that a gift has been made in their name to NBACL. This thoughtful gift will help create an opportunity for a family who has […]
We live in a fast-paced and ever changing world. Here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) it’s no different. NBACL is leading in the creation of opportunities for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability to live full and valued lives in all aspects of society. Through our Community Collections Program, NBACL […]
NBACL welcomes the opportunity to offer feedback and suggestions around proposals for educational reform in New Brunswick. Over the years NBACL has played a significant role in education reform with a focus on ensuring that our system is fully inclusive and provides opportunities for all young people to have a full and valued life within […]