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

The Central Food Network is now the overseeing organization of both the Wilberforce and Cardiff Food Banks. They are an incorporated, not-for-profit organization.

Central Food Network
2249 Loop Road c/o Sharon Stoughton-Craig
PO Box 159, Wilberforce, Ontario, K0L 3C0

The Wilberforce Food Bank
2249 Loop Road, Wilberforce, Ontario, K0L 3C0
Phone: 705-935-1956 (Ken Mott)
Email: k_mott@hotmail.com

Wilberforce Food Bank Hours
Wednesdays & Fridays from 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Third Thursday of the month is the Good Food Box program from 12:00PM to 2:30PM

The Cardiff Food Bank
2278 Monck Road, Cardiff, Ontario, K0L 1M0 (Back room of the Post Office)
Phone: 613-334-0803 (Wayne White) or 613-339-2704 (Cam McKenzie)
Email: cameron.mckenzie@sympatico.ca

Cardiff Food Bank Hours
First Tuesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00PM
Second Tuesday of the month from 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Third Thursday of the month from 12:00PM to 2:00PM (Good Food Box program)
Fourth Tuesday of the month from 11:00AM to 1:00PM

1-705-457-3331 --- Haliburton 4C's
1-705-457-7931 --- Haliburton Food Net
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)
Kawartha-Haliburton Home Ownership Program
Kawartha-Haliburton: Apply for Financially Assisted Housing
Kawartha-Haliburton Renovates Program

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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