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Community Wellbeing Plan - Engagement Events

The Community Wellbeing Plan will be holding 3 engagement events in the coming weeks to share ideas about how to improve our community wellbeing. Check out the Plan's webpage for more information on these interactive events.

Warming Room Gearing Up

On December 1, 2017 the Warming Room will be moving back to Murray St. Baptist Church, 175 Murray St. for the season. The Warming Room with be open from 9:30 p.m. to 9 a.m. every night. For more information check out the What's New page.

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




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


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Assistance with job searching & skills building.


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Providing emergency shelter and financial supports.


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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Do you know there are options and assistance available to help you obtain your high school diploma?

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Share your story. Share Hope!

We all have a story and our experiences have value, power and influence when shared. We are inviting members of our client community to share their story and share hope, understanding and change. Submissions are strictly anonymous.

Click Here To Share Your 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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