Community Counselling and Resource Centre

Housing Resource Centre


Description
CCRC's Housing Resource Centre provides housing support services to anyone in Peterborough City and County who is homeless or at risk of losing their housing. HRC services help individuals and families to find, secure and maintain their housing.Services include: Housing Help Clinic, Eviction Prevention, Landlord Engagement, and Community Education.

HOUSING HELP CLINIC
HRC's drop-in Housing Help Clinic provides housing help services, without an appointment, to anyone experiencing an issue with their housing. The Housing Help Clinic is comprised of the Resource Room, Vacancy Listings, and Brief Services, and Outreach. The Resource Room provides access to a workspace including phones, computers, internet access, a printer and a fax machine.

EVICTION PREVENTION
HRC's eviction prevention services prevent housing loss through tenant education, empowerment, connection to support, and financial assistance. HRC provides Housing Support and Counselling to households experiencing, or at risk of eviction.
Services provided depend on the individual circumstances and goals of individuals and households and may include: Advocacy and mediation with landlords and utility providers
  • System navigation support
  • Assistance to apply for income support such as OW, ODSP, EI, CPP, OAS, GIS
  • Assistance to apply for Affordable, Rent-Geared-to-Income, and Community Housing
  • Referral to Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Referral to legal support
  • Landlord and Tenant Board Hearing preparation and accompaniment
LANDLORD ENGAGEMENT
HRC's Housing Locator develops positive relationships with landlords, property managers and housing providers to identify housing opportunities for homeless families and individuals.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION
Empowers tenants, support workers, and the community by sharing skills, information, knowledge and support that can help prevent or resolve housing issues
HRC delivers RentSmart courses to increase understanding of landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities
Eligibility
Anyone in need of assistance finding or maintaining housing
Application Process
No application required
Toll Free
1-800-274-1611 - ext 207
Office
705-743-2272 - ext 207
Fax
705-742-3015
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
hrc@ccrc-ptbo.com
Languages
English
Contact
Annie Hedden, Program Manager, Housing Resource Centre & Community Service Orders
Email: ahedden@ccrc-ptbo.com
Phone: ext 205
Executive Director
Kirsten Armbrust
Email: karmbrust@ccrc-ptbo.com
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Updated On
January 12, 2023
Address
540 George St N
Peterborough, ON, K9H 3S2
Cross street: George St N and McDonnel St; Adjacent to Emmanuel United Church, north side
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Drop-in Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Peterborough
  • Peterborough (County of)