Description (Service) Assists people to find or keep their housing. All services are confidential and free. 
Provides information on rental housing and homelessness services in Peterborough City and County.  
Maintains rental vacancy listings for the City and County of Peterborough on website and in person in office. Free online vacancy listings for landlords. 
Provides information and assistance on how to apply for affordable and rent geared-to-income housing (subsidized, public, non-profit or co-operative) for families, seniors, couples or individuals.  
Information on landlord and tenant rights and obligations and income support programs such as Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program and referrals to related services throughout the City and County or in other areas of the province. Housing support and counselling services are provided for people facing barriers to finding or maintaining appropriate housing. 
Administers emergency funds for homelessness prevention for low income residents of Peterborough City and County to help find or keep housing. 
Eligible expenses include: 
- last month's rent  
- rent arrears  
- utility arrears  
- heating costs 
Other housing-related expenses may be considered, such as moving and storage, or emergency housing needs.  
People who receive an eviction notice or are facing disconnection of utilities or heating services should call immediately for information or assistance and to determine eligibility for emergency funds.  
Funds are limited and subject to availability. Applicants must meet eligibility criteria and provide verification of all information, including income, housing costs and other expenses.
Service Details
Hours Staff assisted services available Mon-Fri 9:30 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Clients can access the Resource Room Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Anyone in need of assistance finding or maintaining housing
Application Call or visit to complete intake
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Attached to Emmanuel United Church
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
540 George St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3S2
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Intersection George St N & McDonnel St
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 Rosemary O'Donnell, Manager; Phone: ext 205; Email:
Alternate Contact Casey Ready, Executive Director; Email:

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