Our Mission

Our mission is to support the realization of personal potential for individuals with intellectual disabilities through person-centered planning, entrepreneurship, innovation, partnership and community engagement.  Please support our work.


Welcome Our New Executive Director!

CAPRE’s Board of Directors is happy to introduce you to  Kate Trevors.     Several well qualified people competed for this job all with different strengths and abilities. Kate has exceptional business management experience and was Executive Director of Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Grande Prairie, Alberta.     We asked all candidates to look at our web site, [...]

How Do We Define REAL?

We members of the Community Association of People For REAL Enterprise honestly do value the unique gifts every person has.  Our work is all about supporting people to be active contributors to their community regardless of the unique physical and intellectual challenges they might have.   This is REAL work that transforms people and communities [...]

What is an “Anchor Person”?

The key to any successful business is an “anchor” person.    This is a person who loves where they live and wants to be a part of their community.   These are the people who have great potential but it may not always be obvious at first.    Every community has a number of these [...]

The Story of Lee’s Shop

REAL Enterprise can take many forms just like any business. Lee’s Shop is an oasis of kindness and creativity right in the heart of the Village of Canning. It is such an inspiring place, People First Kings County* member, Seward Bruce wrote and directed a short video about it.*Learn about People First Kings County  click [...]

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