Description (Service) COVID19 For service or support please phone 705-743-2272 and leave a message or email 
Helps 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. 
  • Provides emergency financial assistance to people with low income who are struggling to pay for rent, electricity, water/sewer, mortgage, property taxes, heating costs (gas, electric, wood, oil, propane, etc), and moving costs. Please contact HRC if you have a housing-related need that is not covered above. There is no guarantee of assistance. 
  • 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. 
  • Produces weekly rental vacancy listings for the City and County of Peterborough. Listings are available on website, by email 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) 
  • The Resource Room provides access to computers, internet, fax, and telephones for anyone searching for housing. 
  • 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.
Service Details
Hours COVID19 Office closed to the public 
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough ; 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
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
540 George St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3S2
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Intersection George St N and 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 Annie Hedden, Program Manager, Housing Resource Centre, Credit Counselling Service, Community Service Orders; Phone: ext 205; Email:
Alternate Contact Kirsten Armbrust, Executive Director; Email:

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