Change of Office Hours - May 21, 2015
Social Services will be closed Thursday, May 21 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm for a staff meeting.
Vision & Values Focus for May: Collaboration
The Peterborough Examiner has hi-lighted the collaboration of Social Services and the United way in preparation for the upcoming Poverty Reduction Summit in May. View the article here.
Social Services clients can now communicate with their case manager by email. To sign up see the new brochure.
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."