Record #: PET2108
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Apr 2022


Description (Service) Staff provide information on issues related to separation or divorce, the Court process, child welfare and child protection matters, mediation, and other community services.
  • Brief family mediation is provided free of charge.
  • Mediation is a voluntary method of resolving disagreements arising out of separation or divorce, including parenting plans for the children, child support, spousal support and division of property.
  • Mediation is a cooperative alternative or a complement to the Court process
  • Free Mandatory Information Program seminars are offered weekly over Zoom to educate couples on how to reduce conflict during separation and divorce, the benefits of mediation, and guidance on the legal and Court process. To register email or call 705-760-9603.

Service Details

Hours Virtual: Wed, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
In-person: Mon, Tue, 9 am-4:30 pm
Meetings: Free Mandatory Information Program seminars are held via Zoom Tue, Fri 12 noon 2 pm
Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Service - Subsidized for longer mediations ; None - for brief onsite family mediation, information and referrals, mandatory information program seminars, and consultations. ; Sliding scale geared to income and current financial situation is used to determine subsidized fees. ; Fee assistance available for Longer mediations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of the Attorney General.

Address and Location

Site Location Superior Court of Justice
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
470 Water St
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 3M3
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Intersection Water St and Brock St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-876-6915 ; 705-760-9603
Toll Free Phone 1-888-605-1393
Primary Contact Emilee Lawson, Mediation Program Coordinator
Alternate Contact Dorothy Ryan, Executive Director; Phone: 705-760-9603
Mailing Address 349A George St N 
Suite 205 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9H 3P9

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