Welcome to Social Services

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How can we help you?

We can help connect you with supports including Ontario Works, child care, housing, food and other community services. When you contact Social Services for help, a staff member will screen you for all programs we offer. We might make other community referrals too. Once an application is granted, you are referred to a caseworker. Together you will create a plan that's right for you and find ways to move forward with your personal goals.

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Ontario Works Assistance

Apply for Social Assistance and find helpful information about eligibility, benefits and ways to apply.

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Child Care Fee Subsidy

Learn how to apply for a Child Care Fee Subsidy and find helpful eligibility information.

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Housing Access Peterborough

Apply for Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) housing, update your application and find wait list information.

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Access Emergency Shelter

Get help with emergency shelter and homelessness prevention through Centralized Intake.

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Financial Support for Seniors

Find support for seniors including information about Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security.

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Food Security and Support

Find food support programs including community meals, food bank schedules and help for seniors.