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 are still in need of support. Last year Anchors Away was able to cover all of the extra hours needed so that no one went without 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 will have their own welcome back BBQ as we cannot have a large gathering at this time. We can’t wait to see everyone again and Read more…

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.