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For information on your rights as a tenant go to the Ontario Tenants Most Asked Questions and Answers page.

Peterborough apartments for rent, plus houses and condo rentals:

Peterborough public housing, rent geared to income accomodations, and government benefits for the disadvantaged:

    Housing Access Peterborough (HAP), 526 McDonnel St., Peterborough, K9H 0A6, 705-742-4499

    City and County of Peterborough Ontario Works, for employment, welfare and other social assistance, 178 Charlotte Street, Peterborough, (705) 748-8830
    Housing Resource Centre, To confirm service availability on a specific date, please call 705-743-2272 or Toll-free: 1-800-274-1611. 540 George St N, Peterborough, K9H 3S2

Peterborough Tenants Associations:

City of Peterborough - Government pages

Other government services

  • Service Ontario Information Centre, Main Floor, 300 Water Street, Peterborough, K9J 3C7, General Inquiry: 1-800-267-8097, Health Card Inquiry: 1-888-376-5197, Driver & Vehicle Inquiry: 1-800-387-3445
  • Landlord and Tenant Board, 1-888-332-3234, Service Ontario office for filing documents, 300 Water Street, Peterborough, K9J 3C7
  • Service Canada Centre, (bilingual), 219 George Street North, Peterborough, K9J 3G7, Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232

Other Peterborough Social Services, Agencies and Advocacy Groups (help and advice)

Legal Services


    • Peterborough Community Legal Centre, 150 King Street, 4th Floor, Peterborough, K9J 2R9, 705-749-9355
    • Legal Aid Ontario - Frontenac District Office, 364 Water Street, Peterborough, K9H 3L6, 705-743-5430 or Toll-free: 1-888-828-3827

    • Landlord and Tenant Board, 1-888-332-3234, Service Ontario office for filing documents, 300 Water Street, Peterborough, K9J 3C7

Emergencies: Fire, police, plus distress centres

Peterborough Foodbanks and emergency shelters

  • Good Neighbours Care Centre, 164 Sherbrooke St., Peterborough, K9J 2N3, 705-742-9800
  • Salvation Army - Community and Family Services, by appointment, 219 Simcoe St., Peterborough, K9H 2H6, 705-742-4391
  • Vinnies Food Bank, Society of St Vincent de Paul, 256 Murray St., Peterborough, K9H 2S9, 705-874-3937

  • Brock Mission, men's shelter for those 18 and over. 217 Murray St., Peterborough, K9H 2S7, 705-748-4766
  • Cameron House, women's sheter for those 18 and over. 738 Chemong Road, Peterborough, K9H 5Y9, 705-748-4766
  • Youth Emergency Shelter, youth up to 24 years-old, and also Families. 196 Brock St., Peterborough, K9H 2P4, 705-748-3851
  • YWCA Crossroads Shelter, or women and children who are leaving abuseive situations. 24-hour lines: 705-743-4135 or Toll-free: 1-800-461-7656

Peterborough Hospitals and Healthcare

    Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 for health advice over the phone

    Walk in and Community Health Clinics
    Lansdowne Place Walk In Clinic, Second Level of Superstore, Lansdowne Place Mall, 769 Borden Ave, Peterborough, K9J 7Y5, 705-775-1516


    Peterborough Regional Health Centre, (705) 743-2121, locations:

    • 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough
    • 384 Rogers St., Peterborough

    Doctor Search, a service provided by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario



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