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Alternatives Community Program Services (Peterborough) Inc.

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Record #: PET0361 Last Modified: 15 Jan 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Address & Map
267 Stewart St
Peterborough, ON K9J 3M8
Address NotesAcross from and beside United Way
IntersectionKing St - Stewart St
Office Phone705-742-0806
Contact Information
Mailing Address267 Stewart St 
Peterborough, ON K9J 3M8
Primary ContactVikki Etchells, Executive Director; Phone: 705-742-08 ext 230
Alternate ContactBob Evans, Finance Manager; Phone: ext 235
Volunteer CoordinatorSheila Gillott, Administration Coordinator; Phone: ext 223; Email:
Primary ExecutiveNancy McCarthy, President of the Board of Directors
Description & Services
Description* Provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities and other exceptionalities to focus on skills development in the areas of life skills, employment, volunteerism, recreation, and community involvement.  
* Building Bridges program specializes in transition planning for high school students with special needs and their families, to prepare them for life in the community. 
* Employment Supports program specializes in supporting individuals with barriers to employment to seek and secure employment. This service is offered at our second location, directly across the street at 264 Stewart Street, Peterborough.
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Areas ServedBridgenorth ; Cavan Monaghan ; Lakefield ; Otonabee-South Monaghan ; Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with a developmental disability and, in the case of Employment Supports, individuals with any recognized barrier to employment.
Applicationcontact for details
FeesService ; None ; * A fee for service applies to our Individualized Support Services and Fundamental Skills Development programs. 
* No fees for other programs that are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services or by ODSP-Employment Supports
LanguagesEnglish ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Other Details
Former Name(s)Alternatives
AccessibilityFully Accessible - main floor only
MeetingsBoard of Directors meets third Tue at 4:30 pm at 267 Stewart St.
Legal Status(50) Non Profit