STEPS Forward

Hi Everyone!

Just wanted to pass along some information on STEPS Forward : BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education.

From their Website:

STEPS Forward is a family-driven organization founded to ensure that people with developmental disabilities are included as students in the academic and social life of colleges and universities of British Columbia.

Click here to access their website.


Spring has Sprung!

Hi Everyone!

It’s that time of year again….longer days, springtime flowers,  plenty of sunshine and more time outdoors.

Just a reminder to stay “Sun Safe” while you’re out there in the fresh air!

Take a moment to check out this link.  Some information on why sun safety is so important.

Have Fun!


Information on Diabetes

Hi Everyone!

Our team here at Community Connections has been doing some  information gathering and will be doing some training around issues surrounding Diabetes.  We would like to pass along some of that information to you….

Please check out the new section under Health and Safety for links to information related to Diabetes and let us know if we can provide you with any other materials about Diabetes.


Travelling Information


We wanted to pass along some information regarding travel and some sites that can help you reduce fair.

“The Disability Travel Card provides identification to a person with a permanent disability, which will allow an adult attendant, travelling with the person with a disability, to travel at no cost.”  (Easter Seals Canada)

“WestJet provides additional seating at no additional charge to guests with a physical or mental disability….”  (WestJet)


Welcome to our new home!

Hey everyone…! This is where we’re going to hang out on the web. Look here for events info, ideas for new things to see and do in Kelowna, the West and East Kootenays as well as pictures and stories about the things we’ve done. Please feel free to reply to posts and be a part of the new site. It’s yours!