Key Industries

Life Skills

Contact Information
Office Phone 506-634-6713
Fax 506-634-0645
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Primary Contact Lois Poirier, Program Manager, Key Industries; Phone: 506-634-6713; Email:
Alternate Contact Ruth Melanson, Life Skills Facilitator; Phone: 506-634-6888 ext 128; Email:
Primary Executive Christine Evans, President/CEO, Key Industries; Phone: 506-634-7317 * 506-333-8591; Fax: 506-632-1073; Email:
Description & Services
Cross Reference Life Skills
Description of service(s) This program promotes personal development and skill building in areas such as self-esteem, anger management, coping skills, and banking & budgeting. It also aims to educate in areas such as job skills, medical and communicable diseases, social and relationship skills, and personal care.  
Our Life Skills assessment is individualized to identify a participant's strengths and needs. All classes are facilitated in PowerPoint to assist all learning style to ensure success. Learning with others helps to facilitate trust, teamwork, builds self-esteem, promotes healthy relationships and enhances one's sense of independence.
Hours 4 classes daily, Monday -Friday: 
1) 9 am -10 am 
2) 10:30 am -11:30 am 
3) 1 pm -2 pm 
4) 2:30 pm -3 pm
Dates Program is Offered Year-round
Areas Served Saint John
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) - 64 year(s) 
Must live with an intellectual disability and/or dual diagnosis
Application Referral from Social Development; In-take process for eligibility
Languages English
Fees Program - $33/day ; Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by Social Development Disability Support Program.
Location information
Site Location Old Saint John Energy building
Located In Community South End (Saint John)
Address & Map
Key Industries
239 Charlotte St
Saint John, NB
Canada E2L 2K1
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Intersection Near corner of Charlotte and Duke Street
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Life Skills Education ~ Developmental Disabilities

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