posAbilities offers a menu of services that grow and change in response to the needs and wishes of our persons served and the families who care for them. We specialize in assisting people with developmental disabilities with life’s transitions – to and through adulthood.
Arts & Innovation
At the same time that we try to make our professional services better—more responsive and person-centred—we are also trying to catalyze the power of natural community to care for each other and to celebrate diversity. How do we create more conditions for reciprocity and engagement? How do we embed people who are socially isolated into their neighbourhoods and communities? How do we foster hospitable spaces and natural friendships?
Can you help us advance our vision of good and full lives for everyone? We are currently searching for individuals who are seeking meaningful roles in social care and community development.
Winter 2019 Newsletter
Our latest issue of Imagine! is out now.
My Home My Community: Stories of Inclusive, Affordable Housing
Discover three innovative approaches to inclusive, affordable housing models that advance social inclusion for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Collaborative Film Project Showcases the Creative Potential of People With Disabilities
In this collaboration with Cineworks, posAbilities intends to showcase the untapped creative pool of people with intellectual disabilities to both create and be in films. Learn more about these...
Curious to discover who you are, your strengths, and what skills you need to set and meet personal goals? If so, then Explore was designed for you! Guided by a Journey Facilitator, Explore is open to youth and adults of all ages with developmental disabilities, who are on the path to employment.
Laurel Behaviour Support Services provides Early Intensive Behaviour Intervention (EIBI), behaviour consultation to school-aged children and youth, and adult services to individuals who have an autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disability. Our focus is to help individuals reach their full potential and to empower the families and support teams who care for them.
posAbilities Employment Service assists job seekers with diverse abilities to prepare for, secure and maintain competitive employment.
We offer a variety of home living supports throughout Metro Vancouver. We assist people to continue to live independently in their own homes, in semi-independent or 24-hour care staffed residential homes, or other shared living arrangements in their community.
Find your community at posAbilities! Explore the arts, learn new skills, become a volunteer, try out a hobby or play a new sport with us. Working with a variety of community partners, we aim to make contributions to our neighbourhoods by hosting special events, clubs, or drop-in classes.
We offer day support and skill development programs in various communities in Metro Vancouver. These programs also draw participants from adjacent communities. Ask us about the programs and services offered in your area!
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posAbilities Association of BC
Suite 240-4664 Lougheed Hwy
Burnaby, BC, V5C 5T5
We serve on the unceded territories of Interior Salish, and Coast Salish Peoples, including the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, where our head office resides. Join us in our work to support good and full lives, for everyone.