Back to the Drawing Board

How can we use art to provoke meaning in our lives and the lives of our persons served? The Meaning Project and Alternatives Creations Studio have been exploring ways to infuse meaning and purpose into our culture. Art Facilitator, Jessika, describes her creative approach at the studio and why art isn’t all just paint and paper.

This Holiday Season A New Energy Brightens Trillium House

It may already be January, but the holiday buzz has yet to die down here at posAbilities! When it comes to spreading holiday cheer, we believe it’s never too late. Have you ever heard of Christmas in July? It’s a real celebration in Australia and many other countries in the southern hemisphere! There’s even a film and song about it. Contributed by Gabriela Torres, Special Projects Worker, & Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern

In the Spotlight: Artists with Diverse Abilities

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern It’s just around the corner… This October 3rd and 4th, posAbilities’ 13th annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale will feature unique creations from over 150 artists with diverse abilities, and live art demonstrations! These talented individuals use art as an outlet to express themselves creatively. We will be displaying art from artists working independently or in studios supported by Community Living organizations all around Metro Vancouver, including: Alternative Creations Studio, artists...

Taking a Look at the Buddy Club

Contributed by Connor Desharnais, Special Projects Worker What does it mean to be a buddy? The Buddy Club, through posAbilities’ Supported Living Network, is a way for people with various abilities to get out and do fun activities, while at the same time meet new people and make friends. Getting the Buddy Club to where it is today was actually quite the lengthy process. At the beginning it took months to spread the word and increase awareness about the Club,...

Precious Early Years Daycare – Employer of the Month

Contributed by posAbilities Employment Service Congratulations to Precious Early Years Daycare for being our Employer of the Month! Precious Early Years is a childcare centre that promotes creativity, growth and individualism. It has been providing services since 2012 and continues to be an integral part of the community. Their goal is to help children to reach their full potential through social, emotional, physical and intellectual activities. The children at Precious Early Years Daycare enjoy a fun and stimulating environment every...