Ministry of Community and Social Services
Ontario Investing In Upgrades and Repairs At DeafBlind Ontario Services in Barrie
Improving Safety and Accessibility for Ontario’s Most Vulnerable People
Barrie, ON – Jan 27, 2017
Ontario is investing in repairs and renovations for DeafBlind Ontario Services to provide better, more secure and accessible facilities for the people who use their services.
The investment in DeafBlind Ontario Services in Barrie, will be used to
•Upgrade the fire monitoring system
•Replace windows in client bedrooms
•Widen doorways to the bedroom area
•Install automatic door openers/self-closers.
As part of the Partner Facility Renewal program, these investments will help pay for repairs and renovations so that the organizations can focus on the people they serve. Agencies receiving this funding include developmental services, community services and Violence Against Women agencies.
Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges in the province’s history. To learn more about what’s happening in your community, go to Ontario.ca/BuildON.
Investing in community agencies that help those most in need is part of the government’s plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.