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AWHP Service Coordination

A Way Home Peterborough does not directly offer supports and resources, we coordinate services in Nogojiwanong/Peterborough to better support you. Please see the information below to find help and view a list of different services and supports in our community.

*If you are experiencing an emergency call 911 immediately

If physically hurt including sexual assault and dental injuries, go the the emergency department at the hospital

Your first step to finding help

Please Call 2-1-1 Ontario, they will be able to direct you to services and supports in the community.
You can also call toll free 1-877-330-3213 or visit the Ontario 211 website.

Help Lines

LGBT Youth Line
A peer-to-peer phone, text and chat support service for queer, trans, two-spirit and questioning youth 26 & under in Ontario
Toll Free:1-800-268-9688
Tel: 647-694-4275
Or visit their website to live chat with a peer support volunteer:

4 Counties Crisis line
Toll Free: 1-866-995-9933
Tel: 705-745-6484

Kids Help Phone
Tel: 1-800-668-6868

Tel: 705-745-2273

Telehealth Ontario
Tel: 1-866-797-0000

Kawartha Sexual Assault Crisis
Tel: 1-866-298-7778

Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline
Tel: 1-888-230-3505

AIDS and Sexual Health Info Line
Tel: 1-800-668-2437

Eat Right Ontario
Tel: 1-877-510-5102

Community Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association
24/7 support for you or your family members’ mental  health, family, or work life. Toll Free: 1-866-995-9933
Tel: 705-748-6711

Community Counselling and Resource Centre
Offers counselling, support and resources to assist with personal well-being, credit and financial management, access to housing and connection with the community.
Tel: 705-742-4258

Elizabeth Fry Society 
Committed to advocating and providing services to all women in our community with a special focus on women who have been victimized, marginalized, criminalized and institutionalized.
Toll Free: 800-820-7384
Tel: 705-749-6809

Family and Youth Clinic
Family and Youth Clinic is an outpatient program offering treatment for children/adolescents (0-18yrs) and their families where significant mental health difficulties are a primary concern.
Tel: 705-876-5114

John Howard Society
Prevention, education, reform, aftercare and treatment services for persons who are, or who have the potential to be involved in the Criminal Justice System.
Tel: 705-743-8331
Youth Court Support: 705-775-7056

KINARK Child and Family Services
Provides services and supports for children and youth in the areas of Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.
Toll Free: 1-888-454-6275
Tel: 705-742-3808

Lynx Early Psychosis Intervention 
Early psychosis intervention program that helps people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis get their lives back on track and stay well.
Tel: 705-748-6711

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
Youth Services (Ages 16+)  – for youth who want to access services related to being an Indigenous person.
Tel: 705-741-0900

Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
Strives to enhance the quality of life for Aboriginal People in the City of Peterborough and surrounding area
Tel: 705-775-0387

Peterborough Youth Services
Provide counselling and support to young people aged 10 – 18 and their families
Toll Free: 1-888-475-3420
Tel: 705-743-1681

Peterborough Community Legal Centre
Provides free legal advice and/or legal representation for low-income residents of Peterborough City and County in the following areas: Ontario Works/welfare, Ontario Disability, CPP, Housing (tenants only), Workers’ Rights (Employment Insurance, Employment Standards, WSIB), Consumer Protection and Education law.
Tel: 705-749-9355

More to come!