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Healthy Hydration!

Until March 2017 The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is focusing on healthy hydration. We want your input! Take part in a quick survey by September 15, 2016 for a chance to win a $50 gift card! 

Mail Delivery Update

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers remain at the negotiating table, but not much progress has been made. A 72 hour notice before a potential disruption in service could occur at any time. At this time, Social Services continues to mail all payments until further notice. We also have a plan if a disruption occurs. Read our plan here.

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

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

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Employment
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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

Getting My Grade 12 Diploma

Vanessa has always been a resilient, driven, and determined woman. Having been diagnosed with anxiety and learning disabilities in her teens, Vanessa was used to working hard at her education. This wasn’t always easy. She found herself in and out of school, and eventually started using drugs and alcohol to cope. This helped for a while, but eventually brought on new sets of problems. Vanessa made the choice to get clean. Now, she needed to start going after the things she wanted. She wanted to feel good about herself, she wanted new friends, and, she wanted a job.

Grade 12 Diploma - Full Story

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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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