Service: Housing Resource Centre, Peterborough - George St N

Record #: PET0581
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 17 Jul 2023


Description (Service) CCRC's Housing Resource Centre provides housing support services to anyone in Peterborough City and County who is homeless or at risk of losing their housing. HRC services help individuals and families to find, secure, and maintain their housing. Services include: Housing Help Clinic, Eviction Prevention, and Community Education.

HRC's drop-in Housing Help Clinic provides housing help services, without an appointment, to anyone experiencing an issue with their housing. The Housing Help Clinic is comprised of the Resource Room, Vacancy Listings, Brief Services, and Outreach. The Resource Room provides access to a workspace including phones, computers, internet access, a printer and a fax machine.

HRC's eviction prevention services prevent housing loss through tenant education, empowerment, connection to support, and financial assistance. HRC provides Housing Support and Counselling to households experiencing, or at risk of eviction.
Services provided depend on the individual circumstances and goals of individuals and households and may include: Advocacy and mediation with landlords and utility providers
  • System navigation support
  • Assistance to apply for income support such as OW, ODSP, EI, CPP, OAS, GIS
  • Assistance to apply for Affordable, Rent-Geared-to-Income, and Community Housing
  • Referral to Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Referral to legal support
  • Landlord and Tenant Board Hearing preparation and accompaniment
Empowers tenants, support workers, and the community by sharing skills, information, knowledge and support that can help prevent or resolve housing issues.
HRC delivers workshops and courses to increase understanding of landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities.

Service Details

Hours Drop-in Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Anyone at risk of losing their housing or otherwise in need of assistance finding or maintaining housing
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
540 George St N
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 3S2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-743-2272, ext 207
Toll Free Phone 1-800-274-1611, ext 207
Fax 705-742-3015
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Primary Contact Annie Hedden, Manager, Housing Resource Centre; Phone: ext 205; Email:
Alternate Contact Kirsten Armbrust, Executive Director; Email:

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