Peterborough City and County

Peterborough City and County

Crisis Support

Text or call (647) 694-4275. To chat online, visit their website.
Description: Confidential, non-judgemental and informed peer support for students who identify as
LGBTQ+. Telephone, text and chat services available Sunday to Friday, 4pm-9:30pm

Kids Help Phone
(800) 668-6868 Text: 686868
Description: Confidential 24/7 national support service offering professional counselling, information and
referrals, as well as volunteer-led, text-based support in English and French.

Priority Response

Community Response team – Peterborough Youth services
(705) 743-1681
Access Criteria: 0-18, and their families. Self-referral. School-referral.
Description: For youth who need more immediate supports or who are in crisis. Services are mobile,
responsive (within 24-72 hours of referral) and can travel to schools to meet with youth

Victim services Peterborough City
(705) 876-1122 ext. 268
Access Criteria: All ages. Self-referral. Have experienced harm due to crime or tragic circumstances.
Description: Support can include a breadth of options pursuant to helping someone heal. Services can
be accessed even if the individual chooses not to press charges. If there is police involvement, police
can contact Victim Services 24/7 to request support

Mental Health

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
(705) 741-0900 (800) 663-2696
Access Criteria: Indigenous women and children (do not need formal status).
Description: Counselling and healing services for women and their families. Short-term and long-term
counselling is available.

Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
(705) 775-0387
Access Criteria: Indigenous (do not need formal status). Self-referral.
Description: Provides culturally appropriate addictions and mental health supports.

Health and Medical Access

Pediatric outpatient (PoP) Clinic
(705) 740-8055
Access Criteria: 0-17
Description: Nurse practitioner-led clinic with pediatrician support that provides urgent care for children
under the age of 18. Same-day booked appointments only.

360 Degree Clinic
(705) 874-3900 360
Access Criteria: All ages. Self-referral. Without a primary care provider.
Description: A multidisciplinary team led by nurse practitioners with a clear focus on health equity and
improving access to the social determinants of health.

Violence /Family Violence /Physical Harm

Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
(705) 775-0387
Access Criteria: Indigenous (do not need formal status). Self-referral.
Description: Provides a variety of culturally appropriate services dedicated to preventing and/or reducing
family violence.

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton
(705) 743-3526
Access Criteria: 16+. Woman-identified. Some programming available to children 0-15 in shelter and
through community-based youth engagement programs.
Description: A suite of options to support women at all stages in an unhealthy or abusive relationship,
whether she’s questioning, wanting to be safer while staying, getting ready to leave or has left and needs
support. Services include system navigation, risk assessment, safety planning, family court support,
youth engagement, emergency shelter, anti-poverty/food action and many other services.