Some quick information about the services we provide to members of our communities.

  • Our office hours are Monday to Friday from  8:00am to 4:00pm

  • We are located in downtown Trail, beside the movie theatre and on a City Bus Route.

  • If you are thinking about accessing our programs, we can meet with you and your family in your home, at our office, or whatever setting works best for you.

  • We always welcome suggestions- Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

  • We have been providing services to families for over 50 years!

  • We are an accredited non-profit organization.

  • We are a non-profit agency  funded through Community Living BC (CLBC).

Parent and Caregiver Support and Resources

Trail Association for Community Living is supportive of families, we have a designated person on the board of directors that works as an advocate on behalf of the family of the clients. This person is responsible for ensuring that the families request for needs are met and fulfilled and whose purpose is to strengthen and support families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability. Parents are the experts when it comes to understanding their own children.

As parents search for services and programs, they often require information, encouragement and support.  We work with families to help them solve problems and build confidence.  This enables families to make informed choices.

Upcoming workshops that may be of interest to Parents, Families and Caregivers, if you hear of anything that may be of interest to other caregivers please pass the info on to Sandy at tacl2@telus.net, she will post info and share on our facebook page.

Parent and Caregiver Support Group

A support group for all parents, family members and caregivers of individuals supported by TACL.

For more information, contact Parent Advocates

Jim Rees  jrees@shaw.ca

Christette Cromarty  cjcsissy@hotmail.com

 

Your Right to Conflict Resolution at Trail Association for Community Living

The Trail Association for Community Living understands that sometimes when people work together, they do not always agree.  If you, or others who know you well, disagree with something, there is a way to help everyone involved to openly talk and resolve issues.

 Conflict Resolution:

  • If you, or a family member has a disagreement with something that was said or done at TACL:
  • Talk to a TACL staff member first, if they are unable to help you…
  • Talk to the supervisor of the program to find out what can be done
  • The two of you might decide to meet with the other person involved so that you can talk about the problem
  • If your concern is not resolved, you can choose to go to the formal process
  • Click for more information and to read our policy on Complaint Management

Other information

Our Handbook for People receiving services, their Families and Caregivers.  This handbook contains extensive information about Trail Association For Community Living, if you have further questions please contact the office at 250-368-3503.

Our Family Handbook Summary is a shortened version of our Handbook

 

 

Upcoming Events

Jun
26
Mon
1:00 pm Columbia View Lodge
Columbia View Lodge
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Community Inclusion, we have a group of people who volunteer at Columbia View Lodge, we assist with Bingo and refreshments.
3:30 pm Community Support Cooking Group @ TAAC
Community Support Cooking Group @ TAAC
Jun 26 @ 3:30 pm – Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm
Community Support Cooking Group @ TAAC
Community Support Program  Cooking Group Cooking group takes place weekly: Budgeting Planning Shopping Nutrition Food Safe Cooking skills Social skills Dining etiquette The cooking group offers the chance to plan, shop, prepare and share a meal.  
Jun
27
Tue
4:00 pm Community Support Laundry Group
Community Support Laundry Group
Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm
Community Support Laundry Group
Community Support Laundry Group  

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Trail Association for Community Living
1565 B, Bay Ave.
Trail, BC
Ph. (250) 368-3503
Monday - Friday | 8:00am - 4:00pm




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