NL Association for Community Living – Employment

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74 O’Leary Ave,
PO Box 8414,
St. John’s, NL,
A1B 3 N7

Tel: (709) 722-0790
Fax: (709) 722-1325
Email: nlacl@nlacl.ca

Website: www.nlacl.ca

Mandate:

To work with and on behalf of individuals with an intellectual disability and their families. To advocate for individuals to live as full participants in the community based on the values of Equality, Inclusion and Independence. The goal of the NLACL is to work with and on behalf of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families to secure the means and opportunities whereby these citizens can live normal and dignified lives as full participants in the community.

Target Population:

Persons with intellectual disabilities

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

• Provide direct support to individuals, families and local associations re. housing and community inclusion
• Work with government and service agencies to build supportive communities
• Lobby for changes in social policy, programs and laws
• Facilitate research, training and planning
• Serve as a centre for gathering and distribution of information
• The maintenance of a resource centre containing literature and videos on numerous topics.
• SET Mentoring Project
• Gateway Magazine