Hiring Autistic Workers a Sweet Deal for Everyone

Drew McDonough walks quickly past the 50-pound bags of brown sugar and the huge tubs of cholcolate frosting.  He takes a second to clock in at a computer, dresses in his bakery clothers (hairnet, work shirt, apron), and then speed-walks toward the stainless steel table where, five days a week, he packages cups of sticky toffee pudding.   Read More....

Given the Change to Prove Himself

By Boaz Joseph, Surrey North Delta
Leader, Nov 12, 2014 

Shawn Rill has had autism for most of his 26 years but has forged a successful
life for himself.   Read more.....



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The FSJACL was awarded another 3 Year Accreditation

The Fort St John Association is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a CARF Three Year Accreditation,  for the following programs:

  • Community Employment Services for Employment Supports and Job Development;
  • Community Housing
  • Community Integration
  • Host Family/Shared Living Services
  • Respite Services
  • Supported Living 

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization's substantial conformance to the CARF standards. 

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The Reason Why Businesses Should Hire Employees with Disabilities

By Kathleen O'Brien, Nationswell, Nov 12, 2014

Finding a job is difficult for the average person. Add a disability into the
mix, and the odds seem impossible, especially since there’s the stereotype that
hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) will
be a detriment to business.  Read More.....

Check out our 2015 Outcomes Mgmt Report

We are pleased to announce the Release of our 2015 Outcomes Management Report. Within the report you will find information about our efforts within this past year to improve the quality of our services.  Click here to read a Summary of the report? Or,  click here to access the full report

Please contact our office at (250) 787-9262 with any questions regarding the report.

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The Fort St. John Association for Community Living was incorporated on January 23, 1960. We are a non-profit organization that has contracts with Community Living BC to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. We provide services in the Fort St. John and District area.

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