Resources

CRISIS HOUSING & INFORMATION

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton
216 Simcoe Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2H7
Crossroads Shelter: 705-743-0649
Administration: 705-743-3526
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www.ywcapeterborough.org

Programs for Women

  • 24 Hour Crisis Line 800-461-7656 or 705-743-4135
  • Counseling
  • Emergency transportation
  • Court support

Cameron House 
738 Chemong Road, Peterborough, ON K9H 5Y9 
705-748-4766 Cameron House Ext. 2, Food Ext. #3
www.brockmission.ca 
Short term emergency housing for single women aged 18 +

Brock Mission  
217 Murray Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2H  
705-748-4766 - Men’s Shelter Ext. #1, Food Ext. #3
www.brockmission.ca 
Short term emergency housing for single men aged 24 +

The Warming Room 
175 Murray Street, Peterborough, ON  
705-868-9276 -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Provides a safe, warm overnight space 7 nights a week from Nov 1st - April 30th - hours of operation 8:30 pm - 8 am


 VICTIM SERVICES

Peterborough/Northumberland Victim Services & Support Link 
453 Lansdowne Street East, P O Box 477, Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z6
705-748-0324 or 1-888-822-7729
Assists victims providing immediate emotional and practical support when they have suffered the effects of crime, tragic circumstances and/or disaster.


YOUTH SERVICES

YES (Youth Emergency Shelter)
196 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2P4
705-748-3851
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Offers assistance in temporary accommodations, guidance in housing searches, transitional life skills.

Peterborough Youth Services
349 Reid Street, Perteborough, ON K9H 4G7
705-743-1681 or 1-888-475-3420
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Outreach/Crisis Program serving youth 10-18 and their families who have had difficulty accessing services they need.


HOUSING SUPPORT SERVICES

Housing Resource Centre
540 George Street North, Peterborough, ON K9H 3S2
705-743-2272
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www.ccrc-ptbo.com
www.housingpeterborough.com
Assists people in Peterborough City and County access housing, help avoid eviction, prevent utility disconnection.

Habitat for Humanity
780 Erskine Avenue, Peterborough, ON K9J 5T9
705-750-1456
Available to low income families who have ability to pay mortgage, need, willingness to partner.


FINANCIAL

City of Peterborough – Ontario Works, Social Services Division 
178 Charlotte Street, Box 4138, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8S1
705-748-8830
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Temporary financial need for food, shelter, other benefits.

ODSP
705-742-9292
mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp
Income and employment support for people with substantial physical or mental impairment documented by health care professional.

Housing Resource Centre
540 George Street North, Peterborough, ON K9H 3S2
705-743-2272
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www.ccrc-ptbo.com
Low income residents may be able to apply for one time grant to find or retain housing.


LEGAL INFORMATION

Housing Resource Centre
540 George Street North, Peterborough, ON K9H 3S2
705-743-2272
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www.ccrc-ptbo.com
Obtain information about landlord and tenant rights.

Peterborough Community Legal Centre
150 King Street, 4th Floor, Peterborough, ON K9J 2R9
705-749-9355 (accept collect calls)
Assistance with OW, ODSP, Housing (tenants only), EI, CPP and disability pensions.

Legal Aid
1-800-668-8258
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Financial eligible tenants may be able to get information, Legal advice and representation for housing issues.


COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Community Care
185 Hunter Street East, Peterborough, ON K9H 1G7
705 742-7067
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Provide a variety of essential services to seniors (60+) and adults with physical challenges (18+) empoweringthem to live at home.

CMHA
466 George Street North, Peterborough, ON K9H 3R7
705-748-6711
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www.peterborough.cmha.on.ca
Provide advocacy, research, education, community services and social action.

Salvation Army
219 Simcoe Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2H6
705-742-4391
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www.salvationarmyptbo.org
Offers programs and service to assist individuals and families in need.


FOOD

One Roof Community Centre  
St. John's Anglican Church, 99 Brock Street Peterborough ON
705-874-5157 - Free meals served daily

www.brockmission.ca 

Open 365 days, drop in 12 - 7 pm

Lunch: 12-2 pm Monday - Saturday

Dinner: 5-7 pm Monday - Friday & Sunday

 

Brock Mission  
217 Murray Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2H  
705-748-4766 - Food Ext. #3

The Open Table - Community Dining Program
www.brockmission.ca 

YES (Youth Emergency Shelter)
196 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2P4
705-748-3851
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Provides emergency food cupboard for youth, families and others in the community

Salvation Army
219 Simcoe Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2H6
705 743 3131

  • “Just Food” is a box of nutritious food, open to everyone.
  • Food Bank for emergency needs, 
  • Calendar of locations for donated meals.
  • Food Calendar

WOMEN'S ISSUES

YWCA
705-743-3526 (Administration)
24 hour Crisis Line: 1-800-461-7656 or 705-743-4135
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www.ywcapeterborough.org
Crisis and Support Counseling & Transition Support

Elizabeth Fry Society
223 Aylmer St N, Peterborough, ON K9J 3K3
705-749-6809
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www.efryottawa.com
Support & training to criminalized women; advocate.

Community Living
223 Aylmer St N, Peterborough, ON K9J 3K3
705-743-2411
www.communitylivingpeterborough.ca
Community Living Peterborough is a non-profit organization that brings people  living with an intellectual disability and their communities together. We provide supports and services to approximately 460+ children, youth, and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families living in the City and County of Peterborough.


TENANT INFORMATION

Landlord and Tenant Board
1-888-332-3234
www.ltb.gov.on.ca

  • The Law
  • Role of the Landlord & Tenant Board
  • Tenants Rights and Responsibilities
  • Landlords Rights and Responsibilities

Housing Resource Centre
705-743-2272
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www.ccrc-ptbo.com
470 George Street North, Peterborough, ON K9H 3S2

  • Renting an Apartment
  • Last Month’s Rent
  • Eviction

SENIORS

Activity Haven Senior Centre
180 Barnardo Avenue, Peterborough, ON K9H 5V3
705-876-1670
www.activityhaven.com
Members are able to participate in over 40 programs and events.

Salvation Army
705-742-4391 ext #35
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www.salvationarmyptbo.org
Income Tax Clinic - Team of volunteers that will complete Income Tax Returns for those who are on assistance or low income, under $30,000/year..  All returns will be done by appointment only during our Tax Clinics which will be held in the months of March and April. Please to book an appointment.


NATIVE HOUSING

Otonabee Native Housing and Kawatha Native Housing Society
254 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON K9H 2P7
705-743-1728 or 705-742-5698
Provides Rent geared to income housing for native families with dependent children.

Wigwamen  Residential Corporation
705-876-6282
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www.wigwamen.com
Rural and Native Housing Program for Native and Non Native people


TRANSPORTATION

City of Peterborough
190 Simcoe Street, Peterborough K9H 2H7
705-742-7777
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Transit Terminal-Peterborough Transit – city routes with accessible buses, HandiVan – fully wheelchair accessible 

Community Care
705-742-7067
Caremobile: Local & long distance transportation. Wheelchair accessible vehicles for County residents. Fee for service. 
Aging at Home: For seniors in City and County of Peterborough, has Power lift, nominal fee applies.

YES
196 Brock Street, Peterborough, ON 
705-748-3851
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Cube Van to assist other community agencies and low income  individuals

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