YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Service: START VAW Support Hub, Peterborough

Record #: PET1106
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 09 May 2023


Description (Service) START offers coordinated service access under one roof for women who have experienced abuse or violence. Services include:
  • safety planning
  • assault/abuse injuries assessed by PRHC nurse
  • medical information
  • family court support
  • admission to safe shelter
  • information about making a police report
  • supportive counselling
  • answers to questions from Children's Aid
  • applying for social assistance....and more

Service Details

Hours Mon 9:30 am-3 pm, walk-in or call for an appointment
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Women 
16 year(s) and up
Application Call for appointment
Languages Interpretive Services - provided free for in-office appointments.
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location YWCA offices located beside Peterborough City Bus Station
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
216 Simcoe St
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 2H7
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Ring the doorbell intercom when you arrive

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-743-3526
Crisis Phone 1-800-461-7656 ; 705-991-0110, Text, 24 hours
Fax 705-745-4654
E-Mail info@ywcapeterborough.org
Website ywcapeterborough.org/start
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ywcapeterborough
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ywca.peterborough.haliburton/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/YWCA_PH
Mailing Address 216 Simcoe St 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9H 2H7

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