Alternatives to Violence Project Canada

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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, Belleville 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
E-Mail schroeder.avp@sympatico.ca
Website avpcanada.webs.com
Primary Contact Liz Schroeder, AVP-Canada/AVP-Kingston Coordinator; AVP-International Representative for North America
Alternate Contact I Watt; Email: iwatt@kos.net
Primary Executive Liz Schroeder, AVP-Canada/AVP-Kingston Coordinator; AVP-International Representative for North America
Alternate Executive Nelson McClelland, AVP-Canada Treasurer; Email: nelsmcc@telusplanet.net
Names
Alternate Name AVP Canada ; AVP Kingston ; 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
Other Details
Established 1975
Funding Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Pamphlets
Resources Website

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