An open community to all people

Harcourt strives to be people friendly with the following tools and policies:

  • Hearing devices in the Sanctuary
  • Elevator (office staff during the week, or the head usher on Sundays will be happy to help)
  • A manual wheelchair is available
  • Large print hymn books
  • Cushions for pews
  • Accessible doors at the front and west entrances
  • Our west door is at-grade with a low-energy power operated door
  • Accessible public telephone
  • Disability permit parking spaces (marked and reserved under bylaw)
  • Accessibility feedback form (in the greeting area) – tell us where we can improve to respond better to your needs
  • Accessibility Committee
  • Accessible website
  • Volunteer accessibility training opportunities (via our website)

Volunteer accessibility training

Did you know our volunteers are considered human resources? As such, all volunteers are required by law to take Customer Service Training under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA RSO 2005).  For more information on these rules, visit the Ontario Government website.

A great place to start is the video below:

 

Now you can test your knowledge! Take this Harcourt Accessibility Training Quiz