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Is Your Child’s Development on Track? 

To find out more about community services that help children and families...check out the links below.
Helpful Contact Information for Family and Child Services
Five Counties Children’s Centre

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Five Counties Children’s Centre helps children with physical, communication and developmental challenges. They work with children and adolescents, along with their families and the community, to strengthen their abilities and promote their participation as active members of the community.

Kinark Child and Family Services

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A children’s mental health organization that provides help to children and youth, families and community.

Peterborough County City Health Unit

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Whether you are pregnant, a new parent or a parent of a teen, there is information here for you. There are always new programs and services available both at the health unit and in our community.

What’s Available for Families with Young Children Brochure

Child Development - Information for Parents from Peterborough Public Health

Peterborough Family Resource Centre

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Our programs and services include parent education, parent-child programs, well baby clinics, and much more, and are offered in a variety of urban and rural locations.

The Peterborough Family Resource Centre is the designated Ontario Early Years Centre for Peterborough riding, and the local site of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program and Community Action Program for Children.

Tri-County Community Support Services

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Provides community-based specialized clinical and support services to individuals, families, and service providers that contribute to the enhancement of the quality of life and community participation of persons with intellectual  and or developmental disabilities, and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders.

For a full listing of support services for children and families visit