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Colchester Community Workshops

Located In Central Colchester
Where To Find Us
168 Arthur St
Truro, NS
Canada B2N 1Y4
Areas Served Colchester County
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Phone 902-893-7228, Ext 117
Contact Susan McCallum, Operations Manager, Colchester Community Workshops; Phone: 9029860177 * 9029860177 * 9029860177
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Description & Services
Information As a community-based organization, we currently provide service for 80 adults with intellectual disabilities. The workshop offers a wide variety of individualized programming and training opportunities for the clients that we work with as well as providing a quality service to our customers. The workshop currently offers ten "in house" programs as well as an active Community Employment program. In house programs operate with one instructor and 8 – 10 clients and seeks to develop skills in the areas of vocational training, health and wellness, interpersonal skills and recreation. Part time evening service is offered to applicants on the wait list through the Transitions Program.
Hours Regular hours of Operation are Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 4:30. Transitions Program - Mon., Tues and Wed. 3:30 - 7:30, New To You thrift store: Mon., Tues, Wed, Fri - 9:00 - 4:00, Thurs. 9:00 - 8:00, Sat. 9:00 - 4:00, Sun. 12:00 - 4:00.
Special Information
Tags All abilities welcome ; Community Organizations ; Fundy Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Schools ; Supportive Environments ; Volunteer Opportunity