Public Announcements

Family Focus Conference – October 21-23, 2016

The theme, The Value of One; The Power Of Many, speaks to family advocacy and leadership. Angela Clancy and I, Co-chairs of the Family Focus Conference, would like to invite families, individuals, and professionals to join us for this amazing event and be part of something awesome. Continue reading

2.5% Pay Raise Effective April 2016

This 2.5% increase keeps us comparable to the rest of the agencies in the social service sector. Continue reading

Applications open for 2016 CLBC-BCGEU Scholarship Fund

“We encourage people who receive CLBC funding to consider applying for a scholarship, whether they use it for jobs training or to learn more about an area of personal interest,” says Seonag Macrae, CLBC CEO. Continue reading

Provincial Government Changes Asset Limits for People on Disability Assistance

Beginning Dec. 1, 2015, the amount of assets that people receiving disability assistance may hold without losing eligibility for assistance will rise to $100,000 for an individual with the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) designation, and $200,000 for a couple where … Continue reading

Information on Voting in the 2015 Federal Election

Make sure your voice is heard! People First Canada’s president, Kory Earle, encourages everyone to get out and vote saying: I want to especially encourage people with intellectual disabilities to vote. It is our right and we should use it. Many … Continue reading

2015 Summer Picnic – July 22, 2015

Mark your calendars! July 22, 2015 is the Spectrum Summer Picnic at Trout Lake from 3pm to 6pm. Continue reading

1% Pay Raise Effective April 2015

A 1% increase to pay rates takes effect in April 2015. The Provincial Government has committed to funding increases to community social service workers to 2019. Continue reading

Read-A-Thon November 10, 2014

On November 10th the members of Vancouver’s Spectrum Next Chapter Book Club will be holding a Read-a-Thon hosted at Joe’s Table Cafe from 12 – 6 p.m. Continue reading

Barb Westfield Directs her Own Supports

This past summer Barb Westfield had the opportunity to experience the power of directing her own supports. Continue reading

Open House 2014 Pictures

Spectrum’s Open House and AGM was on Saturday October 25, 2014. Continue reading