Zero Barriers is a business and service support project that aims to eliminate barriers for people with disability when shopping, using service or participating in activities in their local communities.
They aim to educate businesses and services about accessibility and inclusion barriers encounted by people with disability and support Businesses and services to become more disability friendly.
They also recognise and promote business and services that are committed to eliminating barriers for people with disability.
Zero Barriers website
How to get involved
Volunteers and student placements will visit local businesses, clubs, services, sports and activity groups in the City of Ryde.
Businesses will be provided the Zero Barriers accessibility guide and checklist they need to complete to become a Zero Barrier business, such as:
- Rights and Responsibilities
- Making your Business welcoming
- Making your Business accessible
- Making your Business communication friendly
- Making Written Information easy to read
To find out more, and to participate in the Zero Barriers initiative, please contact Kim Harris, Community Development Officer – Social Inclusion on 9952 8222.