Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Site: Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Service: Direct Funding - Self-Managed Attendant Services Program
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 Response
Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Breaking Down Barriers office will be closed until further notice.
Staff are working from home and monitoring phone and email messages. Call 705-445-1543 ext *301 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Direct Funding Attendant Care Services Program is a provincial program which provides monthly funds for adults with a disability to hire an attendant of their own choosing to assist with activities of daily living.
Allows individuals to schedule attendant services around their own schedule; enabling adults with physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendants.
Attendants assist with routine activities of living, such as dressing, grooming and bathing.
Assistance providing to people living in the Simcoe, Bruce and Grey Counties in the application process for funding to self-manage their own attendant care services.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Bruce County ; Grey County ; Simcoe County|
|Eligibility||Resident of Ontario living with a permanent physical disability.
Individuals must be capable of managing their own funding, according to provided guidelines
16 year(s) and up
|Application||Must complete a written application, available at the office or the Direct Funding website. Request for the application can be made at the office.
Physical assistance is available to complete the form.
Address and Location
|Located In Community||Collingwood|
|Address & Map||
234 Ste Marie St
Canada L9Y 3K5
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|Intersection||Between Simcoe and Ontario Sts, just past Giant Tiger parking lot|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||705-445-1543 *301|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-843-6943|
|Social Media|| Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BDBCollingwood
|Primary Contact||Teresa Gal, Executive Director; Phone: must press the * key before the extension - ext *300; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Maureen Smithers, Administrative Services and Support; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Lucille Dalziel; Email: email@example.com|
|Mailing Address||234 Ste Marie St
Canada L9Y 3K5