SACL is preparing for it’s 2014 Accreditation Survey.

CARF surveyors will be in attendance for June 11-13 to conduct the survey.

Welcome baby Jaxson Noah!!

SACL Staff Member Alison B. and her husband Chris welcomed a healthy baby boy (7 lbs. 4 oz.) on Sunday March 9, 2014.

Congratulations and all our good wishes to the whole happy family!!

It is with a sad heart, that we bid farewell to fellow co-worker June Sarrazin. June passed away peacefully at home on December 16, 2013.
For those who wish to honour June’s memory, a celebration of life will be held on Saturday, January 25th, 2014 at the Silver Creek Community Hall from 2pm – 4pm.
Email condolences and share memories through June’s obituary at


Please note that all SACL Day Programs will be closed from Monday December 23rd, through Friday December 27th.
All Services will also be closed on Wednesday December 25th, Thursday December 26th and Wednesday January 1st, 2014 for holiday closures.

We are sad to say good-bye to two valued staff members of SACL. Sandy Sheloff and Merrilea Young are no longer with us. Both Sandy and Merrilea are wished the best of luck on their new adventures from all the staff and Persons Supported who will miss them greatly!

SACL is proud to host “Meetings, Rules & Effective Decision-Making” with presenter Eli Mina, Meeting Mentor & Registered Parliamentarian.
This event was met with great enthusiasum by the professionals and board members of the community. The event will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort in Salmon Arm, and is currently at full capacity. Thanks to SASCU, the Shuswap Community Foundation & Askew’s for providing their support as sponsors of this event.


Justin Hines & opening talent Ash & Bloom put on an inspirational & well attended musical show at the Prestige Harbourfront resort on Wednesday, September 4th, at 7pm, with proceeds going to benefit SACL.

The attendees were very impressed with the great musical talent, harmonization, inspirational lyrics and the wonderful sense of humor displayed by all 3 musicians. A lovely evening was had by all!
After 2 standing ovations, Justin and his counterparts were allowed off the stage where the band members took the time to meet and greet all the folks that came to support both SACL and the Vehicle of Change tour.
Thanks to all who came out to show their support!

Warming Up & On Stage Performances…

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Meet & Greet….

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Taking Extra Time – Inspiring the Musicians of Tomorrow :)

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What a GREAT Day in the Shuswap!

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Many thanks to Justin, Ash & Bloom, and the great team of people who worked behind the scenes to make this such a special event!!



Justin Hines – Vehicle of Change Tour

To help celebrate SACL’s 50th year of service to the community we are hosting the inspirational singer/songwriter Justin Hines “Vehicle of Change Tour” with opening guests Ash & Bloom

Wednesday, September 4th, at 7:00pm at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort – Grand Ballroom

Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 2nd and are only $20 per ticket.

All Proceeds benefit the Shuswap Association for Community Living.

Find Out More ….


Congratulations are in Order!

On June 19th, 2013, at the agency’s AGM, the following SACL Staff Members were recognized for their service to the community;

Denise Fehr – 5 Years of Service (not present at the AGM)
Shara Bland – 10 Years of Service (pictured below)

Thank you for your dedicated service to the Persons we Support and SACL!
Your are Appreciated!!