Community Living College

Are you interested in working in the field of supporting adults with developmental disability but aren’t sure where to start? If you are looking for a professional career in the growing and respected field of supporting individuals with Developmental Disabilities then Community Living College is the place for you.

Community Living College, under the umbrella of the Campbell River & District Association for Community Living, opened its doors in September 2014 as an option for students looking for exceptional training and certification as Community Support Workers.

Community Living College is registered with the Private Career Training Agency of British Columbia (PCTIA) and has the endorsement of Inclusion BC (formerly the BC Association for Community Living). Graduates from the program, Community Support Worker: Supporting Adults with Developmental Disability will receive certification recognized in the province of British Columbia.

As a student in the Community Living College, Community Support Worker Program you will receive high quality classroom instruction from our team of expert instructors. You’ll gain hands-on experience during 5 weeks of practicum in day program and group home settings. With the support of Community Living College, you could be working in an exciting, rewarding career in less than 4 months.

We at Community Living College are looking to the future and expanding our programs into the broader field of Developmental Disabilities.

Address / Contact Info

Campbell River and District Association for Community Living
301 Dogwood Street Campbell River , BCV9W 3C5
michelle.albrecht@cradacl.bc.ca : Michelle Albrecht
Classes located:
301 Dogwood Street, Campbell River, BC V9W 2Y1

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 286-0391
Fax : (250) 286-3732

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Other Programs from This Organization

Campbell River and District Association for Community Living The Campbell River and District Association for Community Living provides and advocates for local services to support people of all ages with special needs, their families and caregivers.
Community Access Services This program for children with special needs, aged twelve to eighteen, provides opportunities for local leisure and recreational activities.
Early Intervention Programs Early Intervention Therapies and the Infant Development Programs at Dogwood Place are committed to working in partnership with families and recognize the family and supporting environment as the most valuable resource in an individual's life.
Employment Services Through training in job search skills, interview skills, and job-specific skills, Supported Employment works with local employers to assist individuals eligible for our services in obtaining meaningful work within the community.
FASD Key Worker Program The FASD Key Worker supports families with children between the ages of 0 and 19 who have a diagnosis of FASD, or suspected of having FASD.
Ironwood Place Ironwood Place is a 54 unit senior’s assisted living community. This program provides a range of hospitality services that promote independence, choice and dignity to the seniors who live there, to include two meals a day, recreational activities and housekeeping services.
Palmer Place Palmer Place is a twenty four unit permanent supportive housing for persons with developmental disabilities, and/or women with children who are in need of affordable housing.
Passages Day Program This program provides supports and teaching in the areas of daily living, social, communication, pre-vocational, recreation, and leisure and provides opportunities to access their community.
Recreation and Leisure Program This program offers leisure and recreation activities to adults with developmental disabilities who have moved from full time to part time employment or to retirement.
Residential Services This program is responsible for the operation of several staffed residential group homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Each home has unique characteristics but share a caring, supportive environment to help people achieve their optimal level of independence.
Semi-Independent Living This program supports adults with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible in their own home or apartment. The staff provide assistance in daily living skills to include banking, budgeting/bill paying, grocery shopping, household maintenance, social and leisure, and personal hygiene.
Supported Child Development Program This program supports children from birth to twelve years of age, who have a developmental disability to fully participate in inclusive neighbourhood child care programs.

This program was last updated on 16 Nov 2015.