The Incredible Story of a Boy with Development Disabilities Finding a Place to Strive ˜ Lorie
“We first learned about Strive through our Community Living BC social worker once Alexander had graduated from high school and we were looking for quality programming for him. I had also been searching the Strive website about other programs on the Lower Mainland. We visited the Headway Centre in New Westminster and received such a warm and friendly greeting and had fun participating in a music session. We then learned that Strive was opening a new location called Strive Centre on Joyce Street in Vancouver on June 1. In early June, we set up an appointment at the Strive Centre and we have been thoroughly enjoying quality programming there since then!…
Strive Living Society Launches New Facebook Page
Along with our new website, Strive Living Society is pleased to showcase a brand new Facebook page as well. Our goal is to use the Facebook page to bring together the Strive community in an engaging and dynamic way. Our page will connect everyone who has anything to do with Strive and share events, ideas, pictures, moments, and opportunities. Feel free to send us your comments, posts, photos, and events. We'd love to hear from you!
James Poon Donates Artwork to Strive
On December 1, 2014, James Poon unveiled his new work of art titled "Embrace All". Over one year ago, James Poon was commissioned to create a piece of art for the bare walls of the new head office. After a year of hard work, James surprised Strive Living Society with a painting which he describes as something different from his usual medium. James, a young man living with an acquired brain injury, is a member of the New Westminster Headway Centre where his artistic talent came to the attention of Strive. James has created works of art for two other Strive locations and this…