Affirmative
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One Job, One Friend At A Time


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Some Of Our Latest Developments
"Living, Working & Investing for people with disabilities".
Mort's Convenience
Mort's Convenience
Opened in 2009, Mort's Convenience is located within a senior citizen's apartment building in downtown Dartmouth, providing service to the wonderful tenants of Alderney Manor. This locally owned business was the result of a joint partnership between Affirmative Ventures Association and Connections Dartmouth, an organization supporting adults who face persoanl, and societal, barriers due to the lasting effects of long term psychiatric illness... [More Info]
Common Values
Common Values
Common Values Gift and Goods Emporium, located on Main Street in Dartmouth, offers a wide-range of affordable products. This Affirmative Ventures business provides persons with disabilities the opportunity to gain front line retail experience. Before beginning on-the-job-training, all clients attend The Way to Work Employment Orientation program in order to assess their employment goals and prepare them for the workplace ... [More Info]
Affirmative House
Affirmative House
Affirmative Ventures saw a need to develop a model which not only provides a modern housing environment, but one which speaks to the vision and mission of the organization. Affirmative House provides mental health consumers a stable, affordable home of their own, allowing them to participate as productive members of society. It also gives them an opportunity to build equity and to gain independence through a co-operative house ... [More Info]
Petstuff On The Go
Petstuff On The Go
Petstuff on the Go is a pet supply business located in Dartmouth that offers top quality pet supplies and products at competitive prices. This community business serves up to 12 mental health consumers, who are referred from hospital programs and community agencies, each month in part-time employment training. Petstuff on the Go helps people gain skills in clerical, retail, packaging and delivery. Visit our online store today ... [More Info]
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