Accessibility Advisory Committee
||Universal Access for All
Working Towards a Barrier Free Municipality
The Woodstock Accessibility Advisory Committee was established in accordance with the provisions of the "Ontarians With Disabilities Act, 2001" where Woodstock City Council may receive direct citizen input into matters relating to accessibility.
Do you know a person or business who has helped to make Woodstock more accessible?
If so, please nominate them for an Accessibility Award.
Woodstock Accessibility Achievement Nomination Form
Woodstock Accessibility Advisory Committee Members
The Committee meets once a month, excluding the months of July, August and December.
Purpose of the Committee:
- Make recommendations relating to the setting of objectives and policies regarding accessibility matters within the City;
- Make recommendations regarding accessibility programs and their relationship to community needs;
- Make recommendations relating to capital projects;
- Assist with the preparation of the annual Accessibility Plan;
- Provide advice regarding the education of the community in regards to accessibility issues;
- To increase public awareness and understanding of accessibility issues;
- Meet with groups, organizations and individuals interested or involved in accessibility matters to determine concerns or suggestions.
For more information concerning the Committee, please contact Amelia Humphries, Deputy Clerk at 519-539-2382 Extension 2501.
Require Documents in Accessible Formats or Communication Supports?
Arrangements can be made for accessible formats and commuications supports at no additional cost, upon request in a format that takes a person's disability into account. If you require any municipal documents in accessible formates or communication supports, please contact City Hall at 519-539-1201, email at:
or fill out and submit the request form
Have a Concern?
If you have an issue or concern regarding inaccessible municipal services, please contact us via email (mentioned above) in person, by telephone, in writing, by filling out the Accessiblity Feedback form or otherwise. We will respond within 7 days of receiving your concern.
Did you know?
Some of history's most famous people have had a (or more than one) disability? Here are a select few:
Thomas Edison (Dyslexia, ADHD, Hearing Impairment)
Albert Einstein (Dyslexia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Leonardo Da Vinci (Dyslexia)
Alexander Graham Bell (Dyslexia)
Stephen Hawking (Cerebral Palsy, ALS)
Charles Darwin (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Harriet Tubman (Vision Impairment)