Counselling

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Support & Referrals

Click here for a list of agencies who assist individuals with support and provide referrals to other agencies.


Counselling

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC)

  • Crisis Line   
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Those 16+ affected by sexual violence and harm
Region: Peterborough City & County, Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County
Crisis Line: (705) 741-0260
Office Phone: (705) 748-5901
Website: http://kawarthasexualassaultcentre.com/

KSAC

Offers services for anyone affected by sexual assault or gender-based violence or harm.

Services: counselling, group workshops, advocacy, accompaniment services, crisis support, peer supports, and more.


Women’s Healthcare Centre – PRHC

  • Medical Services
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors
Region: Peterborough City & County, Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County
Phone: 705-743-4132
Toll Free: 1-800-419-3111
Website: https://prhc.on.ca/healthcare-services/women-children/womens-healthcare-centre/

Women’s Healthcare Centre – PRHC

Offers care, information and counselling and treatment to vulnerable populations.

Services: Unplanned Pregnancy Program, Sexual Abuse Counselling, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Program, Colposcopy, Nurse Practitioner, Access to preventative and sexual healthcare for those who do not have a Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.


Elizabeth Fry Society

  • Housing Help
  • Counselling 
  • Court Support – Adult
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Women who are before the courts, incarcerated, or at risk of criminalization
Region: Peterborough and Area
Phone: (705) 749-6809
Website: https://efryptbo.org/

EFry Peterborough

EFry advocates and provides services for women who have been criminalized or imprisoned, as well as those at risk of becoming criminalized.

Services: advocacy, justice services, community programs, peer programs, Housing programs, community outreach.


Community Counselling and Resource Centre

  • Housing Help
  • Counselling 

Serving: Adults and people with disabilities needing support
Region: Peterborough and area, Northumberland County (counselling only)
Phone: (705) 743-2272
Website: https://www.ccrc-ptbo.com/

CCRC

CCRC offers counselling, support, and resources to assist with personal well-being and access to housing, related financial management and connection with community.

Services: Professional Counselling, Housing Resource Centre, Community Services Orders, Employee Assistance Program.


Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle

  • Indigenous Services
  • Counselling 

Serving: Indigenous peoples of any status from all nations
Region: City of Kawartha Lakes, The City and County of Peterborough, Haliburton, Northhumberland, Durham Region
Phone: (705) 741-0900
Toll Free: 1 (800) 663-2696
Websitehttp://www.niijki.com/

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle

Counselling and healing services for Indigenous Women and their families – Offers therapeutic healing work through the use of Anishnaabe practices, blended with community and client-centred methods of healing.

Services: Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children, Indigenous Counselling for Women, Indigenous Child Witness to Violence, Indigenous Transitional Housing, Indigenous Youth in Transition


Canadian Mental Health Association

  • Counselling 

Serving: Individuals 16 years +
Region: Peterborough, Haliburton, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes
Phone: (705) 748-6711
Toll Free: 1 (866) 990-9956
Websitehttps://cmhahkpr.ca/

CMHA

CMHA provides services through education, advocacy, therapeutic supports and assistance with social determinants, to improve mental health recovery and quality of life.


John Howard Society

  • Court Support – Adult
  • Court Support – Youth
  • Counselling 
  • Help for Parents & Children
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Youth programs (12-18), Adult programs (18+)
Region: Peterborough and Area
Phone: (705) 743-8331
Toll Free: 1 (833) 698-9898
Websitehttps://johnhoward.on.ca/peterborough/

JHS

JHS provides services and programs that help reduce the impact of crime and its causes.

Services: counselling, institutional services, youth diversion, youth services & programming.


Fleming College – Health Services

  • Medical Services (non-emergency)
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Students of Fleming College
Region: Peterborough & Lindsay
Phone: 705-749-5504
Toll Free: 1-866-353-6464 ext 1504
Website: https://flemingcollege.ca/student-experience/health-services

Fleming College Health Services

College community medical clinic at Fleming College Sutherland Campus.

Services: physical exam, birth control, STI testing, counseling, blood work, immunization clinics, and more.


Partners in Pregnancy Clinic

  • Medical Services (non-emergency)
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Pregnant people and post-partum and newborn care to patients of the clinic
Region: Peterborough City & County
Phone: 705-741-1191
Website: https://partnersinpregnancy.ca/

Partners in Pregnancy Clinic (PIPC)

PIPC provides prenatal care for pregnant people through a team-based approach, as well as post-partum and newborn check-ups to patients of the clinic

Services: Access to health care providers such as social workers, clinical nurses, a registered dietitian and a physician assistant.


Support & Referrals

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

  • Crisis Line   
  • Emergency Shelter   
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals
  • Safety Planning

Serving: Those at risk of being abused
Region: Peterborough City & County, Haliburton
Phone: 1-800-461-7656
Text: 705-991-0110
Website: https://ywcapeterborough.org

YWCA

Provides programs, support and advocacy for women and families who want to live free from violence, poverty and oppression as they build their desired futures. Services: START Program, Crossroads Shelter, Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace (HERS), 24 Hour Crisis Line, family court support, programming, referrals and more.


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC)

  • Crisis Line   
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Those 16+ affected by sexual violence and harm
Region: Peterborough City & County, Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County
Crisis Line: (705) 741-0260
Office Phone: (705) 748-5901
Website: http://kawarthasexualassaultcentre.com/

KSAC

Offers services for anyone affected by sexual assault or gender-based violence or harm.

Services: counselling, group workshops, advocacy, accompaniment services, crisis support, peer supports, and more.


Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Inc.

  • Crisis Line   
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals
  • Indigenous Services

Serving: Those 16+ affected by sexual violence and harm
Region: Northumberland and area
Crisis Line: 1-905-352-3708
Other Phone: 1-800-388-5171
Website: https://akgshelter.ca

AKG Inc

Is a temporary emergency shelter offering shelter, support and safety for Indigenous and non-Indigenous women and their children who are victims of abuse or violence. Services: 24-hour crisis line, shelter, advocacy, housing assistance, and more.


Women’s Healthcare Centre – PRHC

  • Medical Services
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors
Region: Peterborough City & County, Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County
Phone: 705-743-4132
Toll Free: 1-800-419-3111
Website: https://prhc.on.ca/healthcare-services/women-children/womens-healthcare-centre/

Women’s Healthcare Centre – PRHC

Offers care, information and counselling and treatment to vulnerable populations.

Services: Unplanned Pregnancy Program, Sexual Abuse Counselling, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Program, Colposcopy, Nurse Practitioner, Access to preventative and sexual healthcare for those who do not have a Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.


Elizabeth Fry Society

  • Housing Help
  • Counselling 
  • Court Support – Adult
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Women who are before the courts, incarcerated, or at risk of criminalization
Region: Peterborough and Area
Phone: (705) 749-6809
Website: https://efryptbo.org/

EFry Peterborough

EFry advocates and provides services for women who have been criminalized or imprisoned, as well as those at risk of becoming criminalized.

Services: advocacy, justice services, community programs, peer programs, Housing programs, community outreach.


John Howard Society

  • Court Support – Adult
  • Court Support – Youth
  • Counselling 
  • Help for Parents & Children
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Youth programs (12-18), Adult programs (18+)
Region: Peterborough and Area
Phone: (705) 743-8331
Toll Free: 1 (833) 698-9898
Websitehttps://johnhoward.on.ca/peterborough/

JHS

JHS provides services and programs that help reduce the impact of crime and its causes.

Services: counselling, institutional services, youth diversion, youth services & programming.


Fleming College – Health Services

  • Medical Services (non-emergency)
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Students of Fleming College
Region: Peterborough & Lindsay
Phone: 705-749-5504
Toll Free: 1-866-353-6464 ext 1504
Website: https://flemingcollege.ca/student-experience/health-services

Fleming College Health Services

College community medical clinic at Fleming College Sutherland Campus.

Services: physical exam, birth control, STI testing, counseling, blood work, immunization clinics, and more.


Partners in Pregnancy Clinic

  • Medical Services (non-emergency)
  • Counselling
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Pregnant people and post-partum and newborn care to patients of the clinic
Region: Peterborough City & County
Phone: 705-741-1191
Website: https://partnersinpregnancy.ca/

Partners in Pregnancy Clinic (PIPC)

PIPC provides prenatal care for pregnant people through a team-based approach, as well as post-partum and newborn check-ups to patients of the clinic

Services: Access to health care providers such as social workers, clinical nurses, a registered dietitian and a physician assistant.


Peterborough Police Service – Victim Services Unit

  • Police
  • Safety Planning
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Everyone
Region: Peterborough, Cavan Monaghan, Lakefield
Phone: (705) 876-1122 ext 268
Websitehttps://www.peterboroughpolice.com/en/learn/victim-services.aspx

Victim Services

Support for those affected by crime or tragic and unforeseen circumstances.

Services: crisis intervention, safety planning, emotional and practical support, advocacy, information, support through the criminal justice system, referrals to community agencies


Victim Services of Peterborough and Northumberland

  • Justice Services
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Everyone
Region: Peterborough (County of), Northumberland County
Phone: Toll Free 1 (888) 822-7729
Website: https://victimservicespn.ca/

Victim Services

Provides emotional support and referrals to victims of crime

Services: Emotional support and referrals, Victim Quick Response Program


Peterborough Community Legal Centre

  • Legal Help
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Vulnerable and/or low income residents
Region: Peterborough (County of)
Phone: (705) 749-9355
Website: https://www.ptbo-clc.org/

PCLC

Provides free and confidential legal information, advice and representation for Ontario Works (welfare), EI, ODSP, Canada Pension Plan, Residential Rendancies Act. Consumer Protection, Human Rights Code and the Charter


Dalhousie Youth Support Services

  • Court Support – Youth
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Youth involved in the youth justice system
Region: Peterborough and Area
Phone: (705) 749-5705
Websitehttps://dyss.ca/

DYSS

Help youth conflict with the law by offering programs to promote and develop positive social behaviours and encourage personal and academic growth. The on-site classroom provides an alternative to mainstream school

Services: Education Learning Program, Community Support and Reintegration Program, Extra Judicial Measures and Sanctions, court support and one on one support


Telecare Peterborough

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Everyone
Region: Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes
Phone: (705) 745-2273
Websitehttps://www.telecarepeterborough.org/

Telecare Peterborough

A 24/7 local call center which offers a non-judgmental, confidential listening ear to anyone in need. Calls received for a variety of topics including relationships, grief and loss, stress, depression and suicidal feelings, physical and emotional health, drugs and alcohol, etc.


Canadian Hearing Society

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Individuals with hearing loss
Region: City of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough (County of), Durham Region, Haliburton, Haliburton County, Northumberland County, and area
Phone: 1 (866) 518-0000
Websitehttps://www.chs.ca/contact/locations/peterborough

Canadian Hearing Society

Support, advice, and counselling to enhance the independence of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people.

Services: Assistance with communication solutions, employment services and sign language instructions

 


Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario

  • Support & Referrals

Serving:Province of Ontario – including Peterborough City and County, Northumberland County, City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County
Phone: (416) 916-6728
Websitehttp://www.eapon.ca

EAPO

EAPO collaborates with local networks to provide education, information and advocacy relating to elder abuse and protecting seniors.

Services: Deliver education programs and activities, develop resources and enhance awareness of local supports, services and available programs that help older adults who are at-risk of experiencing abuse within their communities.


Peterborough Elder Abuse Prevention Network

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Peterborough City and County
Phone: 705-742-7067 ext.204
Websitehttp://www.peapon.org

PEAPN

PEAPN works with community partners to develop an integrated and collaborative strategy to address the prevention of elder abuse in Peterborough City and County through networking, information sharing, and raising awareness. The Network strives to maintain and support a collaborative, coordinated community response to the abuse of older persons, advocate for government policies to strengthen Peterborough’s community response to elder abuse and engage in education and outreach initiatives to enhance the awareness of elder abuse.


New Canadian Centre

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Newcomers to Canada and refugees (18+)
Region: City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County
Peterborough Office: (705) 743-0882
Northumberland Office: (905) 377-8100
Websitehttps://nccpeterborough.ca/

New Canadian Centre

Support immigrants and refugees and ease the process of adjusting to a new life in Canada.

Services: information and referrals, language instruction, employment services, community outreach


Peterborough Public Health

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Everyone
Region: Peterborough (County of), Peterborough City, Curve Lake First Nation, Hiawatha First Nations
Phone: (705) 743-1000
Websitehttps://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/

Peterborough Public Health

Offers a wide range of programs and services including, but not limited to, home visiting programs for parents, poverty reduction initiatives, infectious disease investigations, food premises and safe water inspections, and clinics offering vaccination, oral health and sexual health services.


Trent Valley Literacy Association

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Individuals 19+ with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12
Region: Peterborough (County of)
Phone:(705) 749-0777
Websitehttps://www.tvla.ca/

TVLA

TVLA provides assistance with literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills to help learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence.


Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, VWAP

  • Police
  • Court Support – Adult
  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Victims and witnesses of sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate partner abuse and/or child physical and sexual abuse (including historical sexual assault and human trafficking)
Region: Peterborough (County of), Haliburton County, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County
Phone: (705) 755-5150

VWAP

Provides information and assistance to support participation in the criminal court process.

Services: Case information, support, financial assistance and court-based support


Trent Lakes Outreach Centre

  • Support & Referrals

Serving: Individuals 18+
Region: Trent Lakes
Phone: (705) 768-3590

Trent Lakes Outreach Centre

Services: Emergency food bank, information and referral services, free compassionate listening, food cupboard, clothing, toiletries and support


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