Site: Peterborough

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Description (Service) COVID19 All locations are closed to the public until further notice. You can access all services (including live interaction with staff) remotely by calling the Customer Care Centre 1-800-361-4642 * email * complete Employment Services contact form at:

Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Service Details
Hours COVID19 Office closed to the public. 
Peterborough: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm 
Lakefield (14 Queen Street): Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Application Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Brookdale Plaza
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
863 Chemong Rd, Unit 20A
Peterborough, ON K9H 5Z5
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Intersection Chemong Rd and Highland Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Peterborough 705-740-2577 * Lakefield 705-652-1935
Toll Free Phone Customer Care Centre: 1-800-361-4642
Fax Peterborough 705-740-9419 * Lakefield 705-652-5191
Primary Contact Barb Hinsperger, Team Leader; Phone: 705-740-9014 ext 5201; Email:
Alternate Contact Stephanie Wilson, Project Coordinator; Phone: 705-740-9014 ext 5200; Email: