Record #: NLD0736
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2024


Description (Service)

The Help Centre delivers a wide variety of services and programs that are not addressed by other government or social service agencies.

THC assists Northumberland low-income residents with:

  • Navigating through the social service system
  • Completing government forms
  • Advocating with other community agencies and organizations
  • Money Management (budgeting and financial literacy)
  • Helping with the preparation of income tax returns
  • Meal planning and grocery shopping assistance, senior check in for seniors
  • Providing English as a Second Language classes for newcomers
  • Drop off location for translations (any language)
  • Assisting through financial grants or advocating with the utility company
  • Free photocopying and faxing
  • Providing information and referrals
  • Distributing back packs for kids and food hampers for families
  • Supporting clients to find affordable housing

See separate listings for:

  • Housing Support
  • Income Assistance

    Outreach program allows THC to provide programs and services throughout the county. Campbellford, Brighton, Colborne, Warkworth, Port Hope, Alderville are the locations where THC delivers its services at the community hub offices

Service Details

Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Thu 9 am-2 pm Appointments available anytime during office hours
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information. Many services are available remotely.
Outreach services: Call for appointment
Languages Spanish - Interpretation, Programs
Fees Service - Document Translation Services ; None

Address and Location

Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
1005 Elgin St W
Suite 305
Cobourg, ON
Canada K9A 5J4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-372-2646
Toll Free Phone 1-888-698-3382
Fax 905-372-2205
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Patricia Kamphorst, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Karin Cummings, Senior Staff; Email:
Mailing Address 1005 Elgin St W 
Suite 305 
Cobourg, ON 
Canada K9A 5J4

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