The Community Inclusion (CI) Program assists adults with developmental disabilities to join community-based group activities or one-on-one life skill based activities. We support them to become part of their communities and fade out our services as they become an independent member of their chosen group or activity. Our Community Inclusion workers are available throughout Metro Vancouver from Langley to the North Shore.
- Life skills
Adaptive and employment-based skill development and assistance
Community safety and self-help skills
Who can Apply?
- Have a diagnosed developmental disability and/or are eligible to receive supports through Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) or Persons With a Disability (PWD)
Enjoy participating in activities, groups, events within their home or community
Have the ability to learn skills required for new activities, groups or events
Our Current Community Inclusion (CI) Program
This program is individually driven by the goals that are set by our clients and families. These individuals are over 19 years of age with various diagnoses including; FASD, Autism, Dual Diagnosis, and OCD. We currently have a one day program based in surrey that has four clients and all other CI clientele are served on a one-to-one basis.
- Increased confidence and self-esteem
Increasing social skills
Increased employability skills and community collaborations
Community awareness and safety
Increased independent living skills
Watch a Community Living BC video on "The Meaning of Inclusion" Click here.
If your family member needs community inclusion support Contact Hollyburn Support Services at 604-987-8211.
Our coordinator will help you to develop a plan and provide information about community inclusion programs.
More information is also available at the Community Living Website: Click here.