Community and Social Services

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General Inquiries, Crisis Help, Children & Youth, Education, Employment, Financial Assistance, Food, Medical Centre & Walk In Clinic, Health & Personal, Housing, LegalSeniors, Substance Abuse

911 Service
Call 9-1-1 for Police, Fire or Medical emergencies.

211 Service
Call 2-1-1 for information on community, social, health and related public services.

General Inquires

1-877-324-9870 --- City of Kawartha Lakes Social Services, Lindsay Office
1-705-286-4085 --- City of Kawartha Lakes Social Services, Minden Office
1-800-267-8097 --- Service Ontario
1-866-886-8815 --- County of Haliburton
1-705-448-2981 --- Highlands East Municipal Office

Crisis Help

1-800-461-7656 --- YWCA Women's Crisis Line
1-800-565-5350 --- Women's Resources Support Line
1-866-863-0511 --- Assaulted Women's Help Line
1-866-863-7868 --- Assaulted Women's Help Line, TTY
1-866-520-2689 --- A Place Called Home, Emergency Housing Shelter
1-866-995-9933 --- Four County Crisis Line
1-866-298-7778 --- Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
1-800-574-4401 --- Kawartha/Haliburton Victims Services
1-800-668-6868 --- Kid's Help Phone
1-705-745-2273 --- Telecare Distress Centre

Children & Youth Services

1-705-457-1661 --- Children's Aid Society
1-705-328-3606 --- Children's Service Council
1-888-454-6275 --- Chimo Youth and Family Services
1-705-324-1922 --- Five Counties Children's Centre
1-705-878-8900 --- Lynx Mental Health Program
1-705-457-2989 --- Ontario Early Years Centre, Haliburton
1-705-286-1770 --- Ontario Early Years Centre, Minden
1-705-457-5345 --- Point In Time Centre, Haliburton
1-705-286-2191 --- Point In Time Centre, Minden
1-705-457-1742 --- SIRCH Community Services
1-888-616-3456 --- Tri-county Behavioral Services

Education

1-705-455-9528 --- Contact North -  Haliburton Access Centre
1-705-457-3745 --- Adult Education Centre
1-866-353-6464 --- Fleming College, General Inquires
1-705-457-4562 --- Fleming College, Academic Upgrading
1-705-457-3430 --- John Howard Society: Outreach Literacy
1-705-457-1980 --- Trillium Lakelands School Board

Employment Services

1-705-457-2020 --- Fleming College Employment Centre
1-705-878-5627 --- Job Quest

Financial Assistance

1-705-324-9870 --- Ontario Works
1-705-324-6128 --- Ontario Disability Support Program
1-800-663-8560 --- Assistance for Children with Disabilities
1-705-328-0905 --- A Place Called Home, Utility Program
1-800-277-9914 --- Canada Pension Plan / Old Age Security
1-800-206-7218 --- Employment Insurance
1-705-328-2704 --- Canadian Mental Health Association, Financial Planning

Food Support Services

1-705-339-2397 --- Haliburton 4C's
1-705-457-7931 --- Haliburton Food Net
1-613-334-6979 --- Cardiff Food Bank
1-705-448-9406 --- Highland Grove Food Bank
1-705-448-9707 --- Wilberforce Food Bank
1-705-286-6838 --- Minden Food Bank

Medical Centre & Walk In Clinic

1-705-457-1212 --- Haliburton Family Medical Centre --- 7217 Gelert Road, Haliburton

Health & Personal Support Services

1-705-457-4548 --- Adult Protective Services
1-705-457-1742 --- Alzheimer's Society
1-800-213-3848 --- Canadian Hearing Society
1-888-697-3623 --- Canadian Hearing Society, TDD
1-888-454-8875 --- Canadian Mental Health Association
1-866-520-8222 --- Canadian Red Cross
1-705-457-1391 --- Childen in Need of Treatment (Dental)
1-800-563-0887 --- CNIB
1-705-457-2941 --- Community Care
1-705-457-1392 --- Haliburton Highlands Health Services, Haliburton
1-705-286-2140 --- Haliburton Highlands Health Services, Minden
1-705-457-1391 --- HKPR Health Unit
1-800-574-4401 --- Kawartha/Haliburton Victims Services
1-800-575-5366 --- PARN (Aids Resource Network)
1-866-797-0000 --- Telehealth Ontario
1-866-797-0007 --- Telehealth Ontario, TTY
1-800-575-5366 --- Trillium Drug Program
1-705-286-1942 --- YWCA Women's Centre
1-705-286-6442 --- YWCA Women's Centre Support Line

Housing Services

1-866-520-2689 --- A Place Called Home, Emergency Shelter
1-705-324-6401 --- City of Kawartha Lakes Housing Services
1-877-803-0222 --- Wigwamen Non-Profit Housing Services
1-705-328-0472 --- John Howard Society Housing Co-ordinator
1-705-448-3652 --- Monmouth Township Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Email)

Legal Services

1-800-461-8953 --- Community Legal Clinic
1-888-332-3234 --- Landlord and Tenant Board
1-800-668-8258 --- Legal Aid Ontario
1-800-753-3895 --- Social Benefits Tribunal

Seniors Services

1-705-457-2941 --- Community Care
1-800-368-8027 --- Community Care Access Centre

Substance Abuse Services

1-705-324-9900 --- AA / NA
1-800-461-1909 --- Four Counties Addiction Services
1-705-324-5553 --- Ontario Addiction Treatment Centre
1-800-361-2895 --- Needle Exchange

The following is intended to provide basic contact information for community resources for the County of Haliburton. It is not a comprehensive list of all services available.

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