Community Living

Celebrating 60 Years – Happy Anniversary

Community Living

For more than 60 years, Community Living Victoria has provided services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families, at the same time promoting participation in the community.

Community Living

For more than 60 years, Community Living Victoria has provided services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families, at the same time promoting participation in the community.

Community Living

For more than 60 years, Community Living Victoria has provided services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families, at the same time promoting participation in the community.

Community Living

For more than 60 years, Community Living Victoria has provided services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families, at the same time promoting participation in the community.

Community Living

For more than 60 years, Community Living Victoria has provided services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families, at the same time promoting participation in the community.

VOCYL Loves Camp Pringle

July 25, 2014

From June 21st to June 22nd, VOCYL youth enjoyed games, movies, crafts, a campfire, smores, excellent food and a dynamic youth speaker at Camp Pringle on Shawnigan Lake, BC.  This was the second year that VOCYL was able to stay at the Branter Lodge on camp property.  “It’s always encouraging to see the VOCYL members making connections, laughing and relaxing outside of the typical VOCYL environment,” says Tracy Lemke, the VOCYL coordinator.  “The inclusive message is lived out in a beautiful atmosphere where everyone can be themselves.”

Additionally, VOCYL youth heard a powerful message of transformation, perseverance and self-acceptance from Community Living practicum student Ikjot Kaurs.  “Her message,” said Tracy, “kept the youth talking all weekend and challenged them to really look at themselves, their lives and their impact on the community.  Overall it was an inspirational and unifying weekend.”

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Cassidy Graham’s excellent cartoon drawings of the VOCYL retreat participants

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Ikjot Kaur sharing her story with the VOCYL youth

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VOCYL youth enjoying the sunshine at Camp Pringle