Contact Information
Office Phone 705-445-1543
Toll Free Phone 1-800-843-6943
Fax 705-445-1656
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Primary Contact Teresa Gal, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Maureen Smithers, Administrative Support
Volunteer Coordinator Lucille Dalziel, Communications and Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Addresses and Location
Site Location Between Simcoe and Ontario Sts, just past Giant Tiger parking lot
Located In Community Collingwood
Address 234 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3K5
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Intersection Ste Marie St and Fourth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Breaking Down Barriers office will be closed to the public until further notice 
Staff are working from home and monitoring phone and email messages * Call 705-445-1543 ext *301 or by email at 
Regular Service: 
Provides programs, services and supports to assist adults with disabilities to live independently in the community * creates opportunities for people to gain self-confidence, take initiative and make their own choices * referral to other community services 
* Self Managed Attendant Care 
* Peer Support 
* Independent Living Skills 
* Assistance filling out Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) forms * by appointment 
A member of the North Simcoe Muskoka Community Support Services Coalition and accredited member of Independent Living Canada
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach
Boundaries Georgian Triangle
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with a disability
Application Call for information * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Membership - $5/yr or $10/3 yrs ; No fees to consumers for programs
Alternate Name BDB ; CV19
Established 1985
Elections Jun