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The Yellowknife Association for Community Living provides lifelong support for people with disabilities and their families.

YKACL in search of a lightly-used reception desk

Friends of YKACL: The Association is in the market for a lightly-used reception desk – or furniture that could serve that purpose. If anyone has this kind of office furniture to sell, please contact us! Thanks for your help!

YKACL Newsletter (June 27, 2018)

YKACL Newsletter (June 27, 2018) 1. Century 21 Golf Tournament raises $26,000 for YKACL 2. YKACL BBQ to be held Aug. 25 3. Thank you and farewell to outgoing board member Vee Faria 4. Thank you to Harmeet Jagpal of WSCC 5. FASD talks at William Mac 6. Summer Youth Program registration continues

Century 21 Golf Tourney raises $26,000 for YKACL Youth Employment Services

CENTURY 21 STAFF RAISED $26,000 in support of the Yellowknife Association for Community Living (YKACL) during their 18-hole charity golf tournament on June 8. The organizers presented their donations to YKACL clients at the Abe Miller Building the following week. The funds will help run the Association’s Youth Employment Services this year. “We are all …

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YKACL Newsletter (May 28, 2018)

May 28 2018 YKACL Newsletter 2018 Gumboot Rally raises more than $24,000! Odd Job Squad seeks employers Summer Youth Program registration now open YKACL Youth Groups to end season June 22 Peer Support Group schedule

Introducing… The Odd Job Squad~!

GOLDFISH AND YOGURT SMOOSHED UNDER YOUR TODDLER’S CAR SEAT? Fence needs fresh paint? Forgot to rake leaves last fall? Has your Cocker Spaniel turned your lawn into a mine field? Take the weekend off and let The Odd Job Squad cut your spring to-do list in half! The Odd Job Squad is a brand new initiative …

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2018 Gumboot Rally raises second-highest total in 26 years!

THE 26TH ANNUAL GUMBOOT RALLY raised more than $25,000 for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living on Saturday, May 5, making this the second-highest rally total ever achieved! Total raised: $25,063 One dozen teams competed in gumboot-themed games of skill on Saturday morning in the Yk1 parking lot. Other teams dropped off donations but were …

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Inclusive hiring makes good business sense!

HIRING INDIVIDUALS with intellectual disabilities reduces turnover, improves attendance and either maintains or improves overall organizational performance. In Yellowknife, we have an untapped resource in unemployed and underemployed individuals with intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Clara Tutcho, a client of YKACL Employment Services, has worked at the Yellowknife McDonald’s location for more than 10 …

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