Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough

Site: Sunset Blvd

Service: The Market Group

Description (Service) Assist  adults with Down Syndrome surmount barriers to obtain volunteer and/or employment.

Allows participants to have a valuable and educational experience while having fun
  • morning focus is working on the projects of choice
  • afternoon focus is life skills and social skills such as food handling and safety
Proceeds from the sale of items created by the participants go right back into the group towards a lunch program
  • participants plan, shop and make their lunch
  • once a month large group outing which can include: bowling, movies, lunch at the restaurant, mini-golf
Service Details
Hours Vary, call, email or visit the website for details.
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Individuals 18 years and older with Down syndrome
Application Call, email or visit the website for details.
Languages English
Fees Membership - $ 30 per year - must have a current membership to participate in the regular programming; Self-advocacy membership for individuals with Down syndrome over the age of 18 years - $ 5.
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
300 Sunset Blvd
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 5L3
Intersection Chemong Rd and Sunset Blvd
  • lower level of the Northminster United Church
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-749-6695 ; 705-931-1699, Membership inquiries
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Primary Contact Sharon Crane, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Cindy Wilson, Chair
Primary Executive Sharon Crane, Executive Director

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