Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-742-0806
Fax 705-742-0943
E-Mail alternatives_vikki@yahoo.ca
Website alternativescommunityprogramservices.ca
Site Location Across from and beside United Way
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
267 Stewart St
Peterborough, ON K9J 3M8
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Intersection King St - Stewart St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Vikki Etchells, Executive Director; Phone: ext 230
Alternate Contact Bob Evans, Finance Manager; Phone: ext 235
Volunteer Coordinator Sheila Gillott, Administration Coordinator; Phone: ext 223
Primary Executive Nancy McCarthy, President of the Board of Directors
Mailing Address 267 Stewart St 
Peterborough, ON K9J 3M8
Description & Services
Description (Service) * 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.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with a developmental disability and, in the case of Employment Supports, individuals with any recognized barrier to employment.
Application contact for details
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Service ; 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
Other Details
Former Name Alternatives
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Meetings Board of Directors meets third Tue at 4:30 pm at 267 Stewart St.
Accessibility Fully Accessible - main floor only
Service Categories Supported Employment

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