Alternatives to Violence Project Canada

Alternate Name \ ; AVP Canada ; AVP Kingston
Legal Name Alternatives to Violence Project Canada
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Various area prisons, youth and community facilities.
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Kingston, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 50063 
Peterborough, ON K9J 8R1
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Offers weekend workshops in prisons and in the community that help teach interpersonal skills aimed at resolving day-to-day conflicts * participants explore attitudes and test out techniques they can apply in both their personal and professional lives * participation must be voluntary, not court-ordered * volunteer-run organization
Hours Irregular, email for details
Meetings AVP-Kingston/AVP-Ontario meeting twice a year * AVP-Canada AGM once a year
Areas Served Kingston - triangle of (Montreal, Oshawa and Pembroke)
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 90 year(s) 
Community residents and prisoners. * Workshops possible for those on parole or in halfway houses.
Application Clearance required for prison workshops.
Languages English ; French - limited ; German - limited
Fees Program ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, cheque ; Fee assistance available.
Service Categories Conflict Resolution Training
Waiting List There is a waiting list for prison workshops. Minimum 3 months notice before attendance.
Contact Information
Primary Contact Liz Schroeder, AVP-Canada/AVP-Kingston Coordinator; AVP-International Representative for Canada
Alternate Contact I Watt; Email:
Primary Executive Liz Schroeder, AVP-Canada/AVP-Kingston Coordinator; AVP-International Representative for Canada
Alternate Executive Nelson McClelland, AVP-Canada Treasurer; Email:
Other Details
Established 1975
Funding Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website

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