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Organization: Peterborough (City of) - Social Services  
Phone Numbers: 705-748-8830
Toll-Free: 1-855-738-3755
After Hours: 705-740-6222
Fax: 705-742-0542
Email: socialservices@peterborough.ca
Website: www.peterborough.ca/social_services
Address:
PO Box 4138
Peterborough, ON
K9J 8S1
Street
Address
:
178 Charlotte St
Peterborough
 
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Elevator and ramps
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:15am-4:30pm
Executives: Ellen Armstrong - Manager of Social Services
705-748-8830 ext 3770
Chris Kawalec - Community Development Program Manager
705-478-8830 ext 3834
Service Description: Provides financial and employment assistance, along with child care funding to eligible residents of the city and county of Peterborough.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - is to provide for food, shelter and personal needs for members of the family unit.

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE - supports Social Assistance participants with practical help to prepare for and find employment. Participants who have mandatory requirements will participate in such employment assistance activities as employment supports, basic education, Community Placements and Employment/Self-Employment programs. Assistance with resumes, work placements, counselling and academic upgrading and training. Social Services may also assist clients of Social Assistance and the Ontario Disability Support Program with discretionary benefits.

HOSTEL AND HOMELESSNESS - Brock Mission provides service to single males and females 24 years of age and older, contact 705 748 4766. Youth Emergency Shelter provides service to youths up to the age of 24 and to families with children, contact 705 748 3851. Cameron House provides service to women over the age of 24, contact 705 748 4766.

CHILDREN'S SERVICES - provides child care and financial assistance to eligible families who are working or attending school. Child care is provided in 2 daycare centres or private child care operators. Contact 705 748 8830 ext 3616

Services and Programs:

Application: Contact 705-748-8830 select option 2 if you wish to apply for Ontario Works.
Waiting Period - Applications are normally taken with 4 working days of first contact.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Peterborough and Peterborough County  
See Also: Employment Assistance
Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance for Children and Families

This information was last completely updated on May 31, 2018

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