There are many things you can do to be more inclusive and accessible. If you aren’t sure where to start then you can have a look at some of our resources or consider contacting us to get access to our free inclusion and accessibility services.
Our Doors are Open Guide
The Guide has a lot of ideas and steps to help your community understand new ways to be accessible and inclusive.
- Our Doors Are Open Guide
- Our Doors Are Open Accessible PDF
- Video Training for Accessible Congregations (10 minutes)
- Free course in Commons Open Educational Resources
Quick Accessibility Tips
These tip sheets can help you get started on making improvements in your place of worship.
- Tips for interaction and building relationships
- Accessibility Checklist
- Create Accessible Communication Material
Accessibility and Inclusion Resources
There are many great resources to help you understand how to be more inclusive and accessible. Make sure that you add your place of worship to Accessibility Cloud so that people know you are inclusive.
- Add your place of worship to Accessibility Cloud (used by many mapping applications)
- Have an accessibility mapathon
- Online resources
Our Doors are Open Services
In many cases, the Our Doors are Open team can come to your place of worship to lead an inclusion workshop or you can send some of your materials to us for review. If multiple organizations are interested in learning more than we can also give a train the trainer seminar. Learn more about our services in this section.
- Train the Trainer Seminar
- Community Workshop
- Website Accessibility audits
- Accessibility Audit of your Communications (e.g. digital newsletter, web site)