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Breaking Down Barriers is a registered charity and inclusive agency serving individuals with visible and invisible disabilities. These diverse disabilities include physical, sensory, emotional and intellectual. Located in Collingwood, ON, we provide a wide range of independent living skills programs, peer support activities, services and supports, resources and referrals across Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties. 

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Registration now open for January’s Connecting with Seniors program

Join us on Wednesday January 26, for a fun and creative hour of painting. The first 50 registrants will receive a small canvas, paint and brushes to follow along with Tracey as she shows us how to paint a simple landscape. Email to register.  ...

BDB’s Connecting with Seniors Program

If you are 60 + and haven’t had the pleasure of being a part of BDB’s Connecting with Seniors program on Zoom, you must make this your New Year’s Resolution. This program is designed with seniors of all abilities in mind and includes food demonstrations, LIVE musical...

Direct Funding Self-Managed Attendant Services in Ontario

Ontario’s Direct Funding is an innovative program enabling adults with physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendants.

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Breaking Down Barriers supports me when I need it, allowing me to volunteer, meet new people and learn new things. It’s my safe place to fall. 

- Mary W.

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