Welcome to The Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to The Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion

Class acts as innovative building block for meaningful, healthy interaction

cipants open up about feelings and relationships Friday April 15, 2011 — Lisa Bailey A class in which participants explore their emotions and relationships is an innovative way to help them develop and maintain meaningful and healthy interaction with others, says Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) outreach counsellor Cherry Sheena. Print

Information sessions related to social sustainability strategy complete

Burnaby’s senior social planner says public has been ‘very engaged’ in strategy Wednesday April 13, 2011 — Kristian Partington The final open house and information session related to Burnaby’s draft Social Sustainability Strategy wrapped up on Monday night, and the city’s senior social planner, Joan Selby, says feedback has been very positive. Print

B.C. recognizes Autism Awareness Month

Understanding of ‘great strengths and great abilities’ comes with public awareness Monday April 11, 2011 — Kristian Partington According to the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), close to 7,000 children and youth who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) currently receive support in B.C. Print

Learning life skills, helping others and socializing top benefits of ‘community kitchen’

Participant Lorraine Chomechko highlights benefits of food-prep program Wednesday April 6, 2011 — Deron Hamel Lorraine Chomechko cites learning life skills, helping others and socializing with friends as her favourite aspects of the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) outreach department’s “community kitchen” program, an initiative that provides people with experience preparing meals. Print

‘Community kitchen’ cooking up successes

Enhanced skills, healthy eating, friendship building stemming from culinary program Deron Hamel A food-preparation program run by the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion’s (BACI) outreach department has been enhancing life skills, promoting healthy eating and creating friendships in the eight years since it began, says support worker Habiba Ratansi. Print

Click to listen highlighted text!