Peterborough Council for Persons with Disabilities

Description
Description (Service) Works to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities in the Peterborough area by promoting equal opportunities in all aspects of life through advocacy, awareness and education. 
 
Active Together a program that works to increase opportunities and participation rates for persons with disabilities within sport and recreation. Mentorship is provided by staff Ambassadors who are passionate about sport and recreation and live with a disability to assist in motivating and exploring new opportunities, as well as periodic workshops to try new activities. 
 
Time in My Shoes (TIMS) is an experiential program delivered to schools, and currently being modified for community/business deliveries, which provides accessibility awareness facilitated by volunteers who live with a disability. AODA and other legislation exist to address accessibility and theTIMS workshop provides the human context as to why accessibility and inclusion matter. 
 
Also offers a volunteer committee that organizes National Access Awareness Week activities
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Persons with disabilities or individuals interested in learning more about inclusion for persons with disabilities 
* Time in My Shoes - post-secondary schools, high schools, public schools (grade 4-8), local businesses and organizations
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Venture North Building
270 George St N, Lower level
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1
Intersection George St and King St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-874-8661
E-Mail info@pcpd.ca
Website www.pcpd.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/ptbocpd
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/council-for-persons-with-disabilities/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ptbo_pcpd
Primary Contact John McNutt, Executive Director; Phone: (Cell) 705-760-1540; Email: jmcnutt@ja-plm.ca
Alternate Contact Jason King, Community Outreach Coordinator; Email: tims@pcpd.ca
Primary Executive Andrea Dodsworth, Chair
Mailing Address 270 George St N, Box 1, Garden Court 
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1