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Community Events – September 23, 2016

The Family Support Institute of BC is hiring family works leaders! 

The Family Support Institute is looking to hire 1 paid, contracted individual to lead a familyWORKs chapter in the following regions:

 (Burnaby & New Westminster)

Link to Poster: Family Works

2016 Forum and Hiring Fair for Persons with Disabilities

Thursday September 29, 2016

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free admission / Wheelchair accessible

Vancouver International Airport

Register and find out more at

Link to Poster: Employment Forum

Inclusion BC Membership Meeting 2016

Saturday, October 1, 2016 – 10:00am4:00pm
Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver


These are rights all people have. Voice your experiences, barriers, ideas and explore ways to activate people’s rights with members of Inclusion BC:

  • Individuals, Families, Friends and Allies
  • Community Inclusion Organizations
  • Affiliate Organizations, such as Post-Secondary Institutions
  • Future members welcome!

We need you at the table as we develop fresh approaches on how to advance inclusion in BC.

  • AM – Creating a 2020 Snapshot of Inclusion in BC
  • Mid-Afternoon – Sharing the Stories of Now, a 2016 Snapshot of Inclusion in BC
  • PM – Bridgeting the Gap

or contact Pam Ratcliff at 604-777-9100, ext 518 or email

Scholarships Available:  Contact Karla at  or 604-777-9100 ext 519

Link to Poster: Inclusion BC Membership Meeting

Fall tree sale provided by the Vancouver Parks Board

Vancouver’s fall tree sale is October 1st and 2nd, 2016

Help us grow our urban forest and reach our goal of planting 150,000 by 2020.

Get trees for only $10 at our weekend sale

Be a planting partner and get discounts on 27 tree varieties.

We will have a wide variety of fruit, flowering, shade and conifer trees for sale for just $10.

These trees will sell out, so be sure to pre-purchase your tree online in advance.

Please note:

  • Trees are only available to residents of the City of Vancouver
  • Maximum 3 trees per household
  • Bring your receipt, photo ID, and proof of City of Vancouver address when picking up. Receipts can be presented via mobile phone or print out.
  • If you purchased a tree by mistake, email for a refund

Sale dates and times

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Hillcrest Community Centre
10:00am – 4:00pm*
Pre-paid pick up only
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Hillcrest Community Centre
Pre-paid pick up: 10:00am – 2:00pm*
Cash sales: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

*Trees not picked up by designated time will be forfeited to cash sale without a refund.

Registration Open for Family
Focus Conference | Oct 21-23

The Value of One

Bringing together family members, self- advocates, service providers, community partners and friends to share their experiences, learn and celebrate coming together and supporting one another.

Inclusion Art Show & Sale

Art show

The 12th Annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale is just around the corner, happening on October 26-27 at Heritage Hall in Vancouver. If you know a talented artist, or are one yourself, registration is now open! We’ll walk you through the process in a few quick and easy steps. Everything you need to know is posted on our brand new site!

Collingwood Community Lunch – Tuesdays and Thursdays

Check out their menu below

How to order:

you can eat there at Collingwood or you can get take out

you can order first thing in the morning for takeout and pick up your lunch at 12:30 for $6.25

These three-course lunches are inexpensive and delicious. Menus are different each week; they reflect the changing seasons and diverse food traditions. All proceeds support Collingwood Neighbourhood House Seniors’ Wellness programs.