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.....

Accreditation

 

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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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Hiring People with Disabilities News Story


Building the business case for hiring people with disabilities

"Accessibility is far, far more than just the physical changes that have gone on to improve things in our society, such as wheelchair parking spots (and) automatic doors," Ontario Lieutenant-Governor David Onley told a room full of business owners and representatives during a conference at the Abilities Centre in Whitby recently.

"It has specifically to do with attitudes towards people with disabilities -- it means focusing on what people with disabilities can do, rather than what you think they might not be able to do."

To read more about this News story see link below.

 Building the business case for hiring people with disabilities in Durham

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.

No More Barriers

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No More Barriers


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Find Out More About Us

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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