In The News

RSCL Advocates for Increased Funding for Early Intervention Services

Waitlists are preventing children with disabilities from living their lives. Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) has not seen a funding increase in more than 10 years, despite the increasing demand for service and rising costs for program delivery. Richmond Society for Community … Continue reading

Richmond’s First Snoezelen Room featured in Richmond News

After 18 months of fundraising, design, installation and training RSCL’s Snoezelen TM is making a huge difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities. new-therapeutic-sensory-room-an-oasis-for-disabled-people

Diversity Hiring is Good for Business

Community living improves everyday life for everyone in Richmond. Here’s a great example – not only does Puneet’s new job at Vancity offer her a pay cheque and an improved sense of community belonging, Vancity’s diversity hiring practices demonstrate that … Continue reading

Award nomination for RSCL’s Mumtaz Khokhar

RSCL Vocational Counsellor Mumtaz Khokhar has been nominated in the Arts Education category for the 8th annual Richmond Arts Awards. Working with individuals supported through RSCL’s LIFE Services, Mumtaz has encouraged artists in the Avenues art program to explore their … Continue reading

Workshop Series

RSCL is pleased to offer a series of workshops in partnership with Family Support Institute and PLAN. These workshops will provide important information and answer your questions regarding adult guardianship, representation agreements and wills and estate planning. The workshops are … Continue reading

RSCL Benefit of Possibilities – Our Best Gala Yet

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported RSCL’s Benefit of Possibilities…A Community Affair on Tuesday, November 10th. The sold-out event was a HUGE success – raising almost $10,000 more than last year. Please mark your calendar for Thursday, November … Continue reading

RSCL Benefits from Hudson’s Bay Giving Day

Do you need to do some back to school shopping? RSCL is excited to be participating in The Giving Day on September 17 & 18, 2015 in all Hudson’s Bay stores.  Ticket holders will be treated to an exclusive discount, … Continue reading

Richmond Firefighters Society comes to the rescue

On August 11th, Richmond Society for Community Living welcomed Cory Parker, President of the Richmond Firefighter’s Society to our Youth Connections program. The Richmond Firefighters’ Society has made a significant and timely donation to RSCL to allow us to purchase … Continue reading

RSCL donation bins land in Richmond

After many months of planning RSCL clothing donation bins were delivered last week to three sites in Richmond. Thank you to our community partners – Vancity (Blundell Plaza), Conway Properties, City of Richmond, Thompson Community Centre, and Tapestry Church. Please bring … Continue reading