The December edition of Newsbreak is here!
Enjoy the December edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: History in Action President’s Message 12 Days of Giving Anniversary Conference & AGM Inclusive Education Op-Ed Thank you to our Donors and Sponsors Champions of Inclusion Awards 2017 Andy Scott Social Policy Awards 2017 Local to Local Task Force People First […]
2017 Champions of Inclusion Awards-Don’t miss this prestigious event!
NBACL is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year! One of the events to mark the occasion is recognition of the province’s Champions of Inclusion, those community members who have made a significant contribution toward the goal of full inclusion for all citizens. The Champion of Inclusion award is NBACL’s premier award, and will be presented […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First
NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: Letter from the Editor The UN Convention and You Top Tips for Preparing Your Son or Daughter for Work-Life after High School Hard at Work Family Time Tips from Tammy Self-Managed Support through the Disability Support Program […]
60 years of community living! Let the celebration begin!
It all started in a living room, when a group of parents held a meeting to discuss how their children were going to get an education. The children they were meeting about each had an intellectual disability and, back then, were not permitted in the regular classroom, or even welcomed in the neighbourhood school. That […]
Private Respite Worker Wanted
A Saint John family is looking for outgoing, compassionate, energetic, patient, and reliable adults to provide weekend respite in their home for a young adult male with multiple disabilities. Candidates should possess, or be in the process of obtaining one the following accreditations: • Home Support Worker • Health Care Aid • Human Service Worker […]
Way to make our day!
Many, many thanks to the the volunteers from RBC @RBC_Canada and Jack Carr of Keller Williams Realty @kwFredericton for helping with our workspace shuffle at head office! The furniture is moved, our storage is sorted and we are all getting settled in our new offices! And not only did our RBC friends lend us a […]
URGENT! The challenge is great-we need your help!
$50,000 needed in 10 days! Please Give Our Inclusive Education team works in schools across our province with students, parents, educators, paraprofessionals and principals to ensure that children who have an intellectual disability have the support they need to learn, grow and reach their fullest potential alongside their peers. We have two staff members who […]
Did you know about the wage exemption policy for people with disabilities?
Effective October 1, 2014, the Government of New Brunswick increased the amount of money persons with a disability who are currently receiving Extended Benefits from the Department of Social Development can keep from either part-time, full-time or self-employment. According to the Government of New Brunswick website, if you have a disability, the fixed portion of […]
Congratulations to our 2015 Elimination Draw Winners!
Here they are, the top ten winners of the FSI/NBACL Elimination Draw. Thank you to all of you who purchased tickets and supported two great organisations! 1st 2015 ARCTIC CAT 400 ATV (MacLean’s Sports) Barry Butler 2nd Deluxe 28” Ariens 291cc Snow Blower (Yard Gear) Greg Gorham 3rd Discovery 169 Old Town Canoe (Eastern Water […]