The Community Companion Program offers group and individualized support for adults with diverse abilities in Kamloops to make connections with their community through:

  • Social opportunities
  • Peer matches and peer support
  • Connection to community resources
  • Advocacy support
  • Personal goal planning
  • Life skills and self-management training
  • Social skills training
  • Stress management skills training

Our goals are to empower individuals with diverse abilities to:

  • Make and expand friendships and social relationships
  • Actively participate in the community
  • Increase self-confidence and sense of belonging
  • Set and reach goals related to community inclusion
  • Reduce isolation by joining new groups and try new community activities
  • Find activities and occupation based on strengths and interests
  • Connect with others based on common interests
  • Learn new skills to promote independence
  • Gain experience in community participation
  • Increase self-advocacy skills
  • Build connections and natural supports in the community
  • Become a resource for others in increasing social inclusion

If you are a CLBC funded individual living in Kamloops and are interested in joining the Community Companion Program, please speak to your CLBC Facilitator about a possible referral.

Sorry, we cannot take self-referrals to the Program.

We promote social opportunities and community connections founded on respect, shared responsibility, and mutual enjoyment.