Council for Persons with Disabilities

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
Application Call
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
175 George St, Unit 1
Peterborough, ON K9J 3G6
Intersection George St and Dalhousie St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Ground Floor
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-874-8661
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact John McNutt, Chair, Council for Persons with Disabilities
Alternate Contact Anna Lee, Project Manager, Council for Persons with Disabilities
Volunteer Coordinator Jason King, Community Outreach Coordinator, Council for Persons with Disabilities; Email:
Primary Executive John McNutt, Chair of the Board; Phone: 705-748-0024
Alternate Executive Andrea Dodsworth, Vice Chair, Council for Persons with Disabilities