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Information & Help

Help is available for women, children and men who are dealing with domestic or relationship abuse in Peterborough City and County. Take the first step. Talk to someone.

START

Support Team for Abuse Response Today serving women in Peterborough City/County:

  • Located at the YWCA, 216 Simcoe Street
  • Providing coordinated access to services at one location
  • For women 16+ who have experienced abuse or violence
  • Find out more - download the START PDF

 

*TTY accessible

24 Hour Emergency Support

Police / ambulance* 911
YWCA Crisis Line / Shelter* 1(800) 461-7656
Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig*
(Southeastern Regional Women's Shelter)
1(800) 388-5171
Assaulted Women's Helpline* 1(866) 863-0511
Children's Aid Society 1(800) 661-2843
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre* 1(866) 298-7778
Kids Help Phone 1(800) 668-6868
Peterborough / Northumberland Victim Services 1(800) 822-7729
Peterborough Regional Health Centre

1(705) 876-5022

Rural Outreach Centre 1(866) 844-7622

Telecare Distress Centre

1(705) 745-2273
FEMMES-AIDE: La ligne d'écoute du Nord 1(800) 336-2433

Non-Emergency Support

Peterborough County OPP 1(705) 742-0401
Peterborough Lakefield Community Police 1(705) 876-1122
Support Team for Abuse Response Today (START) 1(705) 743-3526

Shelters

Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig
(Southeastern Regional Women's Shelter)
(905) 352-3506
Brock Mission (for men) 1(705) 748-4766
Cameron House (for women) 1(705) 748-4766
Rural Outreach Centre 1(866) 844-7622
YWCA Crossroads Shelter 1(800) 461-7656
Youth Emergency Shelter 1(705) 748-3851

Housing

Housing Access Peterborough 1(705) 742-4499
Housing Resource Centre 1(705) 743-9122
Otonabee Native Homes Inc. 1(705) 742-5698
Peterborough Housing Corporation 1(705) 742-0439
SafePet Program 1(800) 670-1702

Counselling & Support

Abuse Prevention of Older Adults Network 1(705) 742-7778
Alcoholics Anonymous 1(705) 745-6111
Community Counselling & Resource Centre 1(705) 742-4258
Community Mental Health Crisis Response 1(866) 995-9933
Elizabeth Fry Society 1(800) 820-7384
Four Counties Addiction Services Team 1(800) 461-1909
John Howard Society 1(705) 743-8331
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre 1(705) 748-5901
Lovesick Lake Native Women's Association Buckhorn:
1(705) 657-9456
Lakefield:
1(705) 652-7029
Ministry of the Attorney General - Victim Support Line 1(888) 579-2888
New Canadians Centre 1(705) 743-0882
Niijkiwendidaa - Anishnaabe - Kwewag Services Circle 1(800) 663-2696
Peterborough / Northumberland Victim Services 1(888) 822-7729
Rural Outreach Centre 1(866) 844-7622
SupportLink 1(888) 822-7729
Women's Health Care Centre 1(705) 743-4132
YWCA of Peterborough, Victoria and Haliburton 1(705) 743-3526

Financial Assistance

City of Peterborough, Social Services, Ontario Works Program 1(705) 748-8830

Food

Apsley Food Bank 1(705) 656-1748
Good Neighbours Care Centre 1(705) 742-9800
Havelock Food Bank 1(705) 778-1204
Lakefield Food Bank 1(705) 652-8302
Millbrook & District Food Share 1(705) 932-7066
Norwood Food Bank 1(705) 639-5846
Peterborough County-City Health Unit Food Program 1(705) 743-1000
Peterborough Food Bank 1(705) 749-0918
St. Vincent de Paul Society 1(705) 742-2585
Salvation Army 1(705) 742-4391

Legal Assistance

BOOST Child Victim Witness Support Program 1(705) 743-9200
Crown Attorney's Office 1(705) 876-3848
Family Law Information Centre 1(705) 876-6915
Ontario Legal Aid Plan 1(705) 743-5430
Peterborough Community Legal Centre 1(705) 749-9355
Probation & Parole Services 1(705) 745-1929
Victim Services Unit 1(705) 876-1122
Victim / Witness Assistance Program 1(705) 755-5150

Children and Youth

Children's Aid Society 1(705) 743-9751
Kid's Help Phone 1(800) 668-6868
Kinark Child & Family Services 1(800) 386-6561
Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Family & Youth Clinic 1(705) 876-5114
Peterborough Youth Services 1(705) 743-1681