Breaking Away

Service: Developmental Disability Support Services

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers life skills programs designed to promote the physical, mental and social well-being of adults with developmental disabilities.
Description (Service)
  • Supports independence for adults with a developmental disability 
  • Develops and maintains skills to maximize independence, social integration, work options, and sense of community 
  • Offers life skills including hygiene, cooking, cleaning and laundry, as well as participation in yoga, aquabics, zumba, gymnastics and meditation
Hours Mon-Fri 12 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Adults with developmental disabilities that have completed life skills program (high school) are eligible to apply 
  • High school students with developmental disabilities are eligible to attend the summer program
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; Call for information regarding fees.  
Passport funding may be used to cover the cost of the program under the categories of Community Participation Supports or Caregiver Respite.
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-575-3355
Fax 705-450-0037
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Amanda Gilbraith, Program Director; Email:
Primary Executive Mary Ann Suraci, President, Board of Directors
Site Location Mount St Joseph Learning Centre
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address Mount St Joseph
100A Ontario Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 6G7
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Intersection Ontario Ave and Upton Rd
Mailing Address c/o Breaking Away 
PO Box 22023 
Sault Ste Marie, ON P6B 6H4
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Enter at Alworth St entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Fees