Thank you to Joshua Kallos and Clark Builders for your $1,000 donation!

Journeyman Joshua Kallos nominated YKACL for the Clark Builders Community Foundation 150 Ways in 150 Days campaign, established in recognition of Canada’s 150th anniversary. We are grateful to Joshua for nominating the Association and appreciate the $1,000 donation being made by the company. Thanks for the generous support!

YKACL Youth Groups prepare for Halloween fun in October!

The YKACL youth groups are planning several Halloween-themed events in October. If you know a young person who would enjoy getting involved, please share this information and contact Michael at: inclusion2@inclusionnwt.ca ______________ The YKACL Young Adults Group is an inclusive social group for youth aged 19 to 27 years with or without special needs. The …

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Janet Diveky honoured by Governor General

The Yellowknife Association for Community Living are so thankful for our amazing volunteers. One of those great people is Janet Diveky who was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General on Sept. 6. Thank you Janet! https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/gg-service-awards-yellowknife-1.4276445

YKACL Young Adults Group and Yay Fusion! Teen Group launch new season Sept. 15

The YKACL Young Adults Group and the Yay Fusion! Teen Group are joining together for an outdoor film screening on Friday, Sept. 15, as they kick off a new season of twice-monthly events and activities. Join members of the YKACL Young Adults Group and the Yay Fusion! Teen Group from 6:30pm-10:30pm on Friday, Sept. 15, …

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FASD Awareness Day Sept. 9

FASD is 100% preventable. Moms-to-be & their loved ones please commit to 0-9. 0 alcoholic drinks for 9 months What is FASD? FASD is a brain injury that can occur when an unborn baby is exposed to alcohol.  It’s a lifelong disorder with effects that include physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities. These can vary …

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Playing with Sticks art project to wrap up Wednesday, July 25 – please drop by!

The Playing with Sticks art project is scheduled to wrap up for the season tomorrow (Wednesday, July 26). The public is welcome to participate or simply watch the final day of the process from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Abe Miller Garden (4912 5rd Street). Since spring, project leaders Rosanna Strong and Jenny …

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Abe Miller Garden wins first place in ‘Funky Garden’ category in city competition

THE ABE MILLER GARDEN at YKACL won first place in the ‘Funky Garden’ category in the City of Yellowknife’s 2017 Garden Competition today. This is the first year the Association has entered the competition. The garden offers a whimsical spectacle along 53rd Street thanks to more than two months of hard work by YKACL clients and …

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JOB OPENING: Supported Living Workers (casual)

The Yellowknife Association for Community Living (YKACL) has openings for Supported Living Workers (casual). The Yellowknife Association for Community Living (Association) is a non-profit organization providing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families, assisting them in living meaningful lives in supportive communities. The Supported Living Worker ensures the well-being of clients in all …

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