Community Living

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

Vipond Royal Colwood Classic – Many Thanks

Posted On August 12, 2018

Vipond Royal Colwood Classic Many thanks to the Royal Colwood Golf Club, Bruce Brown and his team for the Vipond Royal Colwood Classic. Almost $50,000 was raised for Community Living Victoria! 2018 Vipond Club Sponsors – Many thanks to these generous RCGC members 2018 Vipond Community Sponsors – Many thanks to all our generous sponsors

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BC Government promises compensation for more Woodlands Survivors

Posted On April 9, 2018

The provincial government announced plans over the weekend to compensate former residents of Woodlands who had been excluded from a 2010 settlement because they were born after 1974. The government also announced plans to raise settlement amounts to $10,000 for all survivors. Read the government news release here. Inclusion BC Executive Director Faith Bodnar attended the […]

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CLV receives UW’s Community Partner Award

Posted On April 9, 2018

Community Living Victoria was thrilled to receive UW’s Community Partner Award that recognizes the fundraising efforts of the employees of an agency that also receives UW funding. We are so thankful to our employees that not only provide awesome care but reach into their personal finances and contribute to a cause that matters. “United”, we […]

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Power To Be Fun!

Posted On February 8, 2018

VOCYL and Power To Be Adventure Therapy collaborated to deliver a day of team building and leadership to VOCYL members at PTB’s new Prospect Lake location.  It was cold and wet, but with  weather appropriate clothing and a nice warm camp fire, youth were able to not only learn some new skills but have fun […]

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VOCYL Talent Show 2017

Posted On February 8, 2018

Slam Poetry, hula hooping, mixed martial arts, dancing, rapping magic tricks and singing were all a part of VOCYL’s 2017 Talent Show.  VOCYL members spent many hours perfecting their unique gifts and talents for our bi-annual talent show that raised over $2500 for our program.  “The Talent Show is an event all the youth look […]

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BC211

Posted On December 19, 2017

WHAT IS bc211 & HOW DOES IT WORK? bc211 is a confidential, multilingual, telephone, texting and online referral service providing free information. Its three digits 2-1-1 make it easy to remember. Highly-trained information and referral specialists link services such as mental health supports, shelter and housing, legal aid, addictions treatment, newcomer services, food banks and […]

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Thanks to Compugen

Posted On December 15, 2017

CLV was pleased to be selected as the recipient of proceeds from Compugen’s customer appreciation event on December 7th.   Almost $2000.00 was raised at their silent auction.  Many thanks!

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Sherwin Strong: Disability Pride 2017

Posted On December 13, 2017

This 7 minute documentary, produced by Inclusion BC Foundation, premiered at screenings across the province at our 3rd annual UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities Film Festival on December 3rd. In this film Sherwin shares his perspective and experiences of Disability Pride 2017, inviting us all to be part of a movement whose time […]

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Our Thanks – 6th Vipond Golf Classic – Friday June 23, 2017

Posted On August 14, 2017

Many thanks to the Royal Colwood Golf Club and Bruce Brown and his team for hosting the 6th Vipond Golf Classic on June 23, 2017. Over $50,000 was raised to support Community Living Victoria! Thanks to all the Community and Club sponsors for 2017. To see a full list of all the sponsors, click here.

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2017 Community Recognition Award Recipients

Posted On May 29, 2017

LEGACY AWARD
Irmgard Knudskov
(presented in her memory)

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
Broadmead Thrifty Foods Management Team –
Gord Simons, Julie Renning, Nicole Zalinger, Ryan Hendrikson

EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
Anna Copp, Gr 6 teacher,
Glanford Middle School

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Kelly Smith

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Karen Mearns

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VOCYL’s Middle School Expansion Project Made Possible by Generous Funders!

Posted On April 11, 2017

      Thanks to generous donations from the United Way, the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island and Island Savings/First West Foundation, VOCYL – Victoria Opportunities for Community Youth Leadership, is able to continue with the Middle School Expansion Project in Victoria and the West shore. Because of these donations, VOCYL members both with and without […]

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“I Know Me Best” project in CLV Youth Services made possible by a grant from Variety – The Children’s Charity.

Posted On March 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce our new “I Know Me Best” project in CLV Youth Services. Our aim is for youth to develop self-awareness and a set of skills that equip them to confidently navigate relationships. Healthy relationships require self-regulation. By learning sensory and cognitive strategies, youth will be better prepared to respond appropriately to […]

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