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Child Care Services

We are committed to providing services that foster early learning and child development in a safe, nurturing environment. We do this by supporting families who need help with the daily cost of child care.

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Job Search Tips

We provide a number of job searching resources to help you find a job. We are partnered with the Community Employment Resource Partnership (CERP), a local service provider network that provides support and tools for employment, training, health, housing and school activities.

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Community Gardens

Our over 45 gardens are overseen by Nourish, a local not-for profit that provides innovative programs for eating, cooking, growing, and raising awareness about the importance of good food. Nourish can help connect you to land and gardens in your area.

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Housing Stability Fund

You can get help keeping your housing through the Housing Stability Fund. You can apply for rent geared-to-income housing at Housing Access Peterborough, or check out the affordable housing landlords to apply for more housing options.

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Senior's Services

Our community boasts several seniors' recreation centres that are hubs for activities and socializing. We offer many different types of housing and levels of care. Also available are property tax assistance/rebate programs and various health services.

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Skills Building

The Peterborough Ontario Works program offers a variety of different training programs and workshops to help participants gain valuable new skills and experience. 

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Housing Stability Fund

You can get help keeping your housing through the Housing Stability Fund. You can apply for rent geared-to-income housing at Housing Access Peterborough, or check out the affordable housing landlords to apply for more housing options.

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Senior's Services

Our community boasts several seniors' recreation centres that are hubs for activities and socializing. We offer many different types of housing and levels of care. Also available are property tax assistance/rebate programs and various health services.

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Skills Building

The Peterborough Ontario Works program offers a variety of different training programs and workshops to help participants gain valuable new skills and experience.

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Education Support

We can support you to get your grade 12 diploma. It does not matter your age or situation, we can help. You can receive Ontario Works and reach this goal.

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Learning Earning and Parenting

Learning Earning and Parenting (L.E.A.P.) is required for parents under 18 receiving Ontario Works and is available for single parents or couples under age 25 with children.

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Food Support

Our Food Support page has information on upcoming events for free meals and food banks in the area.

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178 Charlotte Street
in the Charlotte Mews
PO Box 4138
Peterborough, ON K9J 8S1

T: 705-748-8830
Toll-Free: 1-855-738-3755
Fax: 705-742-0542

After Hours Emergencies
705-926-0096
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
1-800-808-2268