Peterborough Council for Persons with Disabilities

Record #: PET1110
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 12 Nov 2023


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
Canada K9J 3H1
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Intersection George St and King St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-874-8661
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
LinkedIn LinkedIn:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Jason King, Community Outreach Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact John McNutt, Executive Director; Phone: 705-760-1540; Email:
Mailing Address 270 George St N 
Box 1, Garden Court 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 3H1

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