Barrier Aware Programme
The Barrier Aware Programme is an initiative of the Joint Accessibility Committee to assist local businesses in the County of Haliburton to an awareness of potential barriers to providing the goods and services they offer. Upon invitation, and at no charge, the Barrier Aware team will assess the premises and provide advice on ways to remove barriers to accessibility within their organizations.
Organizations who have participated in the Barrier Aware Programme
Municipality of Minden Hills
Dollo’s IGA, Remedies RX, Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce, Easton’s Valumart, Minden PharmaSave, Minden Home Hardware, Canadian Tire, Minden Library, Organic Times, Land Registry Office, Tourism Information Centre
Municipality of Dysart et al
Harvest Bulk Barn, Rails End Gallery, Haliburton Foodland, Point in Time Centre for Children Youth and Parents, Dysart et al Library, Highland Street Streetscape project, A.J Larue Arena renovations
Municipality of Highlands East
Cardiff Community Centre, Lloyd Watson Centre
Customer Service Training
The Barrier Aware Team will provide Customer Service training upon request to any organization in the County of Haliburton. Organizations who have participated in Accessible Customer Service include Canoe FM, the 2011 Senior Winter Games Organizing Committee and volunteers, the Northland Faith Church, County staff, Municipal staff & Committee members.