Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre

Site: Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre

Service: Peer Support Program, Independent Living Skills, Information and Referral

Description (Service) Peer support provides a supportive peer environment, where an individual can gain skills and the self confidence needed to overcome barriers. Groups such as the Diabetes Information Group (monthly). Friendship CafĂ©, Crafts, Pole walking, Games night, golf in the summer, curling in the winter and much more( meet weekly). 
Also offers one on one support, assistance with self-advocacy, information and referral and assistance filling out Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) forms
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with a disability
Application Call for appointment * Referral - self
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Between Simcoe and Ontario Sts
Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
234 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-445-1543
Toll Free Phone 1-800-843-6943
Fax 705-445-1656
Primary Contact Tracey MacLeod, Independent Living Skills Coordinator; Phone: 705 445-1543 ext *305
Alternate Contact Debbe Carey, Administrative Services and Support; Phone: ext *301; Email:
Primary Executive Teresa Gal, Executive Director; Phone: ext *300; Email:

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