Coalition for Persons with Disabilities - Peel, Halton, Dufferin

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Record #: CDR0291 Last Modified: 06 Jun 2013 Last Full Update: 06 Jun 2013
Record Details
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Empacc1
Website Website: www.disabilityaccess.org/
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/Coalition403
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Description & Services
Alternate NamePeel Coalition For Persons With Disabilities
DescriptionThe Coalition was formed in 1985 as a not-for-profit community-based partnership of persons with disabilities and community groups working collaboratively to affect positive changes for persons with disabilities. Today, the Coalition continues its vision for “independence and inclusion for persons with disabilities” through a number of community-based programs and services. 
 
*Employment Access is a one-stop employment service for all persons with disabilities who wish to access assistance in preparing for, obtaining and maintaining competitive employment 
 
*Work Readiness Program is an innovative program that includes a paid 8 week essential employment skills workshop followed by a 7 week work experience. 
 
*Connections Resource Fair is a showcase of products and services for persons with disabilities. In a trade show environment, visitors meet exhibitors and learn about the products, services and supports available to them in the community 
 
*Accessible Customer Service Workshops help organizations understand and comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 
HoursMon-Fri 9 am - 4:30 pm
Areas ServedDufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
LanguagesEnglish ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Contact Information
AddressEmerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle E, Suite 403
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
 
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IntersectionS of Eglinton/W of Hurontario St (Hwy 10)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-755-9734
Fax905-755-9953
TTY Phone905-755-9958
Toll Free Phone1-866-969-9734
E-Mailcoalition.pwd@disabilityaccess.org
Websitewww.disabilityaccess.org
Primary ContactEmelina Garcia, Administrative Assistant, Coalition for Persons with Disabilities; Phone: 905-755-9734
Primary ExecutiveLinda Soulliere, Executive Director, Coalition for Persons with Disabilities; Phone: 905-755-9734; Fax: 905-755-9953; Email: linda.soulliere@disabilityaccess.org
Alternate ExecutiveSusan Sarosiak, Program Coordinator, Coalition for Persons with Disabilities - Employment ACCESS; Phone: 905-755-9734; Fax: 905-755-9953; Email: susan.sarosiak@disabilityaccess.org
Other Details
Established1985
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsAdvocacy ; Associations ; Building accessibility ; Employment ; Job search training ; Life skills training ; Physical disabilities ; Social action