Workforce Development Board

Site: Peterborough

Description (Service) Independent regional advisory body led by local business and labour sectors and including representation from other stakeholders
  • engages communities in a locally-driven process to identify and respond to key employment and training trends, opportunities and priorities to help improve conditions of the local labour market
  • facilitates a local planning process and opportunities where community organizations and institutions agree to initiate and/or implement joint actions, activities and projects
  • organizes events and activities that promote the importance of education, training and skills upgrading
  • Local Board Program
  • local planning to develop effective tools and resources
  • improvement of labour market conditions through the collection and distribution of local labour market information
Service Details
Hours COVID19
  • Office is closed to the public, however, staff have returned to work in the office two days per week with WDB staff in the office Tue-Thu.
  • They remain fully operational when working offsite the other days of the week
  • If you need support, email
  • Workforce Development Board has consolidated information relevant to local employers and laid off workers/job seekers affected by COVID-19
  • More details can be found on our website
Regular hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Community agencies and other labour market partners
Application Contact for details
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Cherney Building; 159 King St
Suite 105
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 2R8
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Intersection King St and George St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-749-3250
Toll Free Phone 1-800-340-0111
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Primary Contact Jennifer Lamantia, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: ext 112; Email:

Agency Overview