Social Enterprises and the Ontario Disability Support Program Case Study: COIN Food Services (Peterborough)

The Canadian CED Network, The Ontario Trillium Foundation

Year: 2006

As a non-profit organization, COIN is committed to improving the skills of individuals in the Peterborough community in order to overcome obstacles they may encounter in obtaining employment, including a developmental disability.

The Community Opportunity Innovation Network Inc. (COIN) was developed in the early 1990s in response to poverty research conducted by the Peterborough Social Planning Council (PSPC) and the Peterborough and District United Way. Out of this research came the call for a community economic development initiative (CED) in the area.

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