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Christmas Hampers

Salvation Army is now taking requests for Christmas Hampers. Applications are due before Dec. 7, 2016 and can be made in person at the Salvation Army Church building on Simcoe St. For more information call (705)742-4391 ext. 35.

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Ontario
Works

Helping with money for housing, food & some personal needs.

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Children's
Services

Support for child care, wage subsidy & special needs funding.

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Employment
Resources

Assistance with job searching & skills building.

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Homelessness

Providing emergency shelter and financial supports.

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Caring for our community

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Unlocking Hope Series

New Beginnings

This is the story of a recent graduate from the Personal Support Worker program, in her own words. "Picture this. You're a young mom [and] didn't qualify for EI. I had no choice, but to sign up for Ontario assistance. I wasn’t overly thrilled, but was overly nervous. Once I had my appointment I heard about the courses they offered and signed myself up for the PSW course. "

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Food & Shelter

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"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

Need Food?

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."

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