About Us

Anchors Away provides support services for adults with disabilities in Port Colborne, Ontario and its surrounding areas.


To ensure that all people in Port Colborne and the surrounding areas have access to flexible and reliable self-directed support services.


To provide high quality, barrier free, person centered supports to people with disabilities by creating and fostering meaningful relationships.




Brandon Simons

Recreational Services Director

Brandon first recognized his passion for supporting people with disabilities while completing a Co-op placement in the Special Education Program at Fort Erie Secondary School. Brandon completed The Educational Assistant Special Needs Support Program from Niagara College in 2005. He worked for a local agency directly supporting people with disabilities in group living accommodations for 4 years and worked as an Educational Assistant for the District School Board of Niagara for 7 years. Brandon opened The Anchor Club in 2015 and has been growing the business ever since. He has a great reputation for providing quality person centered supports and focuses on empowering people.

Kim Simons

Individualized Support Services Director

Kim has spent the last 18 years supporting people with disabilities in a variety of roles, working in both direct support and management positions. She enjoys learning new things and is constantly upgrading her education and taking courses, she studied at Niagara College and graduated from the Counselling Skills for Human Services Program (2002), Developmental Support Services Program (2008) and Leadership Development Program (2019). Kim has extensive knowledge regarding the developmental service sector, funding opportunities and services available in the Niagara Region. Kim is known for her outgoing and positive personality and her exceptional multitasking abilities.

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News and Events

Our Latest News and Upcoming Events

Fundraising with First Aid

The majority of the supports we provide are funded through Passport Funding which is given to individuals by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. Some people have run out of this funding and Read more…

Holiday Schedule

The Anchor Club Day Program will be closed December 24, 2020 and will reopen January 4, 2021. Individualized Support Services will still be available, please contact Brandon or Kim with any questions. Happy Holidays!

Re-opening August 31, 2020

We are preparing to reopen the day program August 31, 2020 with new guidelines in place to keep everyone safe. This will include smaller groups, the use of masks and social distancing. Each small cohort Read more…

Get in touch with us

Find us at the Club:

59 Clarence St., REAR Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada

* Located behind Royal Bank
* Entrance to Parking Amenities located behind Meridian Credit Union

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We are proud to announce that Anchors Away is considered a certified Living Wage Employer.

The living wage is a call to private and public sector employers to pay wages to both direct and contract employees that are sufficient to provide the basics to families with children.