At Barrier-Free we believe that offering a social club is crucial to fostering a thriving and interconnected community.
Social Club's mission is to provide fun, safe, and welcoming opportunities for individuals of diverse abilities to come together and enjoy all our community has to offer, foster new friendships, and develop a sense of confidence and independence in our society.
Q: How much will Social Club cost? A: Each Social Club outing will have a cost to attend based on the event.
Q: How will Social Club outings be determined? A: Social Club events will be based on group interest/input, community events, season, and any other factors.
Q: When will Social Club outings occur? A: Outings will occur monthly during the evening. Day of the week may vary.
Q: What if I am not interested in one of the Social Club outings? A: That is okay! Participants sign-up for outings on a month-to-month basis, no long-term commitment required.
Q: Will transportation be provided? A; Each Social Club will have a meet-up location. Transportation to the meet-up location is not provided. Carpooling with other participants can be arranged via Facebook Event pages created for each Social Club. Check us out on Facebook @BarrierFreeMD to locate event pages.
Q: Can my family members and friends register for Social Clubs? A; The mission for Barrier-Free's Social Cub is to bring together individuals with disabilities to share a social/independent space. We would prefer to keep our social clubs focused on this intended mission therefore we ask that large groups of family members and/or friends not join us on Social Outings. One-on-one support staff/counselors can attend as needed.
Q: I don't have a disability, can I still attend Social Clubs? A; Barrier-Free loves our mentors that keep our programs thriving! Mentors are typically developing individuals that want to support/join in on our work and mission by participating in any Barrier-Free program. To become a Barrier-Free mentor visit our Volunteer page. Mentors are needed for Social Clubs, Inclusive Theater Companies, classes, and more!
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