Accessibility Policy

Purpose

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Scope

This policy describes how the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie works with its employees as well as how it provides its programs goods and services in a manner that respects the dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity of persons with disabilities.

Policy Statements

Assistive Devices

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie permits persons with disabilities to use their personal assistive devices while on the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie’s premises.

Communication

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is committed to communicating with persons with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability.

Service Animals and Support Persons

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie welcome onto its premises service animals and support persons upon whom persons with disabilities rely. The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie will advise the parties as soon as possible about any costs they will incur associated with having the support person.

Notice of Temporary Disruption

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie will notify persons with disabilities promptly in the event of a planned or unexpected disruption to services or facilities. This notice will be provided in accessible formats and posted in public areas.

Training of Employees

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie will provide training to all of its employees and volunteers regarding the provisions and way to ensure accessible programs, goods, services and workplace.

Training will occur on an ongoing basis and whenever changes are made to relevant policies, practices and procedures.

Procedure

To request accommodation or assistance for any program, good or service, contact The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie by phone or email.

Feedback Process

 

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie encourages feedback regarding how it provides programs, goods and services to persons with disabilities. This can be provided via the following methods:
E-mail: admin@workfroceplanningboard.org

Mail:   The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie
100 Clarence Street South, Suite 101 Box 12
Brantford, ON N3S 7N8

Phone: 519-756-1116

Fax: 519-75756-4663

Modifications to this or other policies

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is committed to ensuring that its policies, practices and procedures are consistent with and promote the core principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. Any Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie policy that does not respect and promote the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities will be modified or removed.