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Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

Provides supportive services at no charge to families and individuals affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementia


Community Counselling and Resource Centre


individual, couple, family, seniors, and group counselling - confidential, short-term,

and strengths-based; for those dealing with personal issues, or life circumstances

or that involve relationship, or family issues, aging, caregiving or any form of abuse; many services are no charge - any fees are affordable and are waived for those

unable to pay; counselling services also available in Havelock and Apsley.


Four Counties Addiction Services Team

1-800-461-1909   •   705-876-1292

Assessment, counselling and a full range of out-patient treatment services for

people experiencing alcohol, drug and gambling problems, or their significant others; Out-patient addiction counselling for substance abuse or gambling concerns.


John Howard Society


Counselling and support for abusive men; fee for service, no one turned away due

to inability to pay; partners of participants helped with safety planning and referrals

to community resources.


Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle

705-741-0900   •   1-800-663-2696

Counselling services and traditional healing programs; one-to-one counselling,

healing circles, sharing circles, consultation with Elders and traditional healers, art therapy, holistic healing for Aboriginal Women and their families;


Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

705-748-5901   •   1-866-298-7778

Individual trauma-informed counselling i  free and confidential to survivors of

sexual violence. Counselling is available for individuals of both rece t and historical

sexual assault, as well as other forms of sexual violence.


START – Support Team For Abuse Response Today


Whether you’re looking for help to safely leave an abusive situation, or simply have questions about your relationship, START can help. Get connected with skilled, compassionate service providers from a number of local agencies who know what

steps to take next. Available at the Mondays.


Veterans Affairs Canada


Counselling; assessment and coordination of plans to meet client needs; for

veterans, Canadian Forces members, retired members and their dependents.


YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

705-743-3526   •   1-800-461-7656

YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton in Minden offers referrals and advocacy, a

lending library, information and literature on other community support service, health and well being programs for women, volunteer opportunities. Outreach counsellors provide crisis intervention, support counselling, groups, advocacy and information to women abuse


Women’s Health Care Centre


Counselling for survivors of sexual assault and past sexual abuse



Adult Protection Program, Tri-County Community Support

Free for adults who have an intellectual disability; services include case coordination

and advocacy, assistance with money management, individualized short-term

support and long-term planning.


Community Counselling and Resource Centre - Credit Counselling Service


Free assistance to those experiencing money management issues or over-spending indebtedness.


Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)


Information and referral; case management and limited trustee program to help

with money management.  ext. 4029  The Trustee Program in the City of Kawartha

is a voluntary and flexible financial management program. This program assists

clients in budgeting, paying bills, maintaining housing, advocating with creditors, decreasing debts and developing savings, while ensuring that the client’s needs

are met.