Alternatives Community Program Services

Service: Integrated Employment Services, Peterborough

Record #: PET0106
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2021


Description (Service) Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario:
  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Services at this agency/site can be tailored to meet the needs of Persons with Disabilities and Persons on Social Assistance

Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements
  • matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, hours can be flexible to support clients while working
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada

  • Services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of Persons with Disabilities and Persons on Social Assistance

Better Jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Application Call for information
Languages American Sign Language (ASL) - Interpretation, Programs; English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
270 Braidwood Ave
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 1V3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-742-0806
Fax 705-742-0943
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Primary Contact Lisa Purchase, Job Developer; Phone: ext 241; Email:
Alternate Contact Lori McKee, Program Director-People and Programs; Email:
Mailing Address 270 Braidwood Ave 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 1V3

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