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  • Accessibility Planning Program 2007

    Description of Current Services

    Program Location Map

    Accessibility Planning Program staff are located at 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, Ontario, L6T 4B9.

    Profile of Current Services

    Program Support & Coordination
    The Program coordinates implementation and development of annual accessibility plans as well as providing support to the AAC, Accessibility Planning SSBP Steering Committee and all Regional departments in assessing and ensuring that services, programs, projects, and policy initiatives address the accessibility needs of citizens, customers, and employees with disabilities.

    Supported by the Accessibility Planning Specialist, the Regional Accessibility Planning process is aligned with departmental Service Strategy Business Plans, and may establish project teams comprised of departmental representatives, AAC and outside resources, in working toward the goals of:

    • developing Regional Accessibility Plan(s) for approval by Council;
    • consulting with the members of AAC;
    • assisting the Executive Management Team and Council in prioritizing accessibility barriers for elimination with proposals for actions; and,
    • networking and partnering with other municipalities and external organizations.

    Description of Clients/Customers

    Regional Departments
    All departments seeking accessibility advice and informational support.

    Regional Employees
    All Regional employees who deliver programs and services to Peel residents. 

    Prospective Employees
    All individuals who wish to seek employment at the Region of Peel.

    Customers and Clients of Regional Programs and Services
    All individuals who access and use services, programs and information offered and delivered by the Region of Peel. 

    Prospective Customers and Clients of Regional Programs and Services
    All individuals who in the future may require access to services, programs and information offered and delivered by the Region of Peel.  

    Description of Suppliers, Partners and Stakeholders

    Suppliers

    Disability Education Trainers (Coalition for Persons with Disabilities Peel/Halton/Dufferin; Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region; and Canadian Hearing Society)

    Translation and Sign Language Interpretation service providers

    Partners

    Regional departments involved in program and service delivery endeavours.

    Professional Associations:
    Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasures of Ontario (AMCTO), Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

    Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

    External collaborative accessibility networks:
    Ontario Network of Accessibility Professionals (ONAP),
    Peel Partners in Accessibility,
    Coalition of Accessibility Advisory Committees

    City of Brampton Accessibility Advisory Committee

    City of Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committee

    Stakeholders

    Provincial Government – Ministry of Community and Social Services (Ministry responsible for AODA and ODA) 

    Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) to advise the Region of Peel on accessibility issues and addressing the legislative requirements under AODA, ODA and subsequent regulations.

    Organizational Structure for Accessibility Planning SSBP

     

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    Corporate Projects Planned for Implementation

    Please refer to Appendix I (a)




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