Ontario Works Rate Changes
Starting November 1, 2015 the Ontario Works basic needs and shelter amount will be changing for both families and single people with no kids. For more information on the change please click on this Flyer
Looking for information and locations on Education, Employment, Youth or Food Programs within the City of Peterborough? Visit our interactive Community Services Map to see the programs available to you!
Social Services is Renovating!
A temporary, smaller reception is currently located on the First Floor, next to the main entrance on Charlotte Street. Read our Newsletter to see what we are doing! We thank you for your patience while we update our building to serve you better.
Helping with money for housing, food & some personal needs.
Support for child care, wage subsidy & special needs funding.
Assistance with job searching & skills building.
Providing emergency shelter and financial supports.
Food & Shelter
"Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of
himself and his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary
social services. "
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 25, December 10, 1948
You are not alone!
"Over 300,000 people in Ontario have had to rely on local food banks for nutrition. In Peterborough, over 9,000 other people, just like you don't have enough to eat."