Social Services will be closed Monday, August 1st for Civic Holiday. We will re-open on Tuesday, August 2 and 8:15 AM.
Mail Delivery Update
No further announcements have been made about any potential delay in mail delivery service. Peterborough Social Services will continue to send all payments and letters to Canada Post for delivery. This includes the end of July monthly Ontario Works cheques and Direct Bank Deposit Statements which are due to be delivered by Friday, July 29th.
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."