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

Record #: CWD4150
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2023
Last Full Update: 17 May 2023


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 Café, crafts, pole walking, games night, golf in the summer, curling in the winter.

Also offers one-on-one support (by appointment), assistance with self-advocacy, information and referral and assistance filling out paperwork.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Individuals with a disability

16 year(s) and up
Application Call for appointment. Referral-self.
Languages English
Fees None, Membership: Annual Membership of $5 for year or $10 for 3 years

Address and Location

Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
234 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 3K5
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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
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Tracey MacLeod, Independent Living Skills Coordinator; Phone: ext *305
Alternate Contact Maureen Smithers, Admin Support; Phone: ext *301; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Lucille Dalziel, Communication and Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Mailing Address 234 Ste Marie St 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 3K5


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