ACCESS opens office, joins Community Door


BRAMPTON – As of June 6, 2012, ACCESS has opened its first office located at 7700 Hurontario Street in Brampton, and is now a member of the Community Door. The location, map and contact details are available at The Community Door is a collaborative service working to bring together the people, places and passion required to deliver their vision of accessible, centralized social services. ACCESS is pleased to be part of this exciting environment, joining organizations like Volunteer MBC, Centre for Education & Training, Family Services of Peel, Federation of Filipino Canadians, United Way of Peel Region and more.

Daniel Francavilla, the founder and president of ACCESS, believes this move will be a key factor in moving the organization's programs forward:

This is an exciting time for us as a youth-run, non-profit organization. The office will help us excel and grow significantly over the next year and a half. We are looking forward to being a part of the passionate and positive network that this location offers.

The office location serves as the headquarters of ACCESS operations, including the workplace of two hired staff – a Communications & Outreach coordinator and Administrative & Policy assistant – funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

With Community Door, not-for-profit members gain vital support as part of a collaborative team with other agencies that share a common vision for vital social service programs for area residents. Highly visible and accessible locations grant easy access for clients, staff and volunteers and put our member agencies into the heart of the community."

Visitors are encouraged to contact ACCESS prior to visiting the office, to ensure a team member is available at that particular time. To schedule a meeting with a team member, please email

About Community Door Network Services Community Door is more than a destination for social services and community not-for-profit agencies – it is a concept that brings people together. It is based on the collective efforts of socially-focused agencies looking to combine resources and work together to better serve the community. Each member not-for-profit agency, staff member, and volunteer is committed to a shared vision of Collaboration, Caring, Compassion and Competence. To learn more, visit

About ACCESS: Allowing Children a Chance at Education, Inc. ACCESS is a youth-run, non-profit organization that facilitates education and empathetic leadership development through initiatives that engage, inspire, and motivate youth to drive positive change, locally and globally. ACCESS envisions the empowerment of generations of leaders through education in order to inspire meaningful development in their own communities.

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