Alternatives Community Program Services

Site: Peterborough - 267 Stewart Street

Service: Administration

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Record #: PET0361 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-742-0806
Site LocationAcross from and beside United Way
Located In CommunityPeterborough
Address & Map
267 Stewart St
Peterborough, ON K9J 3M8
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IntersectionKing St - Stewart St
Contact Information
Primary ContactVikki Etchells, Executive Director; Phone: 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
Mailing Address267 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.
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Areas ServedPeterborough (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
LanguagesEnglish ; American Sign Language (ASL)
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
Other Details
Former NameAlternatives
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
MeetingsBoard of Directors meets third Tue at 4:30 pm at 267 Stewart St.
AccessibilityFully Accessible - main floor only
Service CategoriesSupported Employment