Help Lines & Community Resources

*This is not a comprehensive list of all service providers in Nogojiwanong(Peterborough) – if you need assistance please call Ontario 211

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!