Nova Scotia Association for Community Living

Nova Scotia Association for Community Living (NSACL) is a province-wide, not-for-profit association of people with intellectual disabilities, families, and others leading the way to build a just and inclusive society.

NSACL works strategically with other disability rights organizations and, in particular with  Nova Scotia People First.

NEW POSTS -March- 2017

Zero Project highlights Canada’s Ready, Willing & Able Initiative as a 2017 Innovative Policy on Employment

Canada’s Ready, Willing & Able Initiative has been awarded as an Innovative Policy on Employment, Work and Vocational Education and Training. The Award was presented by Martin Essl, Founder of the Zero Project and Alexandra Wandel, Director and Vice-Chair, Management Board, of the World Future Council, in the United Nations Office in Vienna, Read more


Current Newsletter- Inclusion Matters CACL

Anthony Fraser
Ready, Willing & Able- Success Story

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“We’re thrilled to announce our new, easy, year-round fundraiser that will generate automatic donations for us when you shop online, and here’s the best part – it won’t cost you a penny extra! That’s right – now you can buy the things you would normally buy anyways, at the same prices, from all the same retailers you know and love, and we will automatically receive donations with each online purchase you make. Just register a free account on, choose Nova Scotia Association for Community Living as your favourite non-profit and then follow the links to your favourite retailers each time you shop online. It’s super easy and the donations can really add up quickly when everyone participates.”


Charitable tax number: 106842529 RR0001

NSACL is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program — Disability Component