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Powered by volunteers and staff, Community Care Peterborough supports the health and well-being of individuals, caregivers, and communities. As a trusted health care partner, our high-quality programs allow people across our rural and urban regions to maintain their independence and dignity.

This organization was founded on the belief that we are all responsible for wellness and social inclusion in our Community!   

May 21st, 2020 (1:00 pm)

Our Essential Services Continue

  As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve within the City and County of Peterborough we are doing everything we can to support our communities through this difficult time.  Although our offices are closed to the public we are still open and delivering services in adapted ways.  We want to thank our volunteers and donors for all your efforts and support, together we are staying focused on helping our seniors and adults with disabilities remain in their homes during this uncertain time.

We are in daily conversations with Peterborough Public Health and we are committed to our part in limiting the spread of COVID-19.  We have adapted our services, maintaining minimum staff in our offices with the majority of staff working remotely.  We continue to practice social distancing and have lessened traffic into our offices for the safety of the most vulnerable.  We continue to monitor all in-coming phone calls and we are able to respond to service requests.

Our Meals on Wheels and grocery delivery volunteers have been practicing all pre-cautions, washing hands and social distancing as they are picking up their delivery bags and during their deliveries.

We are happy to report that our Brokered Home Help and Home Maintenance programs are resuming with all the proper social distancing protocols between brokered helpers and clients.


Click this link to open a complete program / office status sheet.  


Program Cancellations:

  • All Exercise and Falls Prevention classes in Retirement Residences and in all our community centres
  • Exercise and Falls Prevention classes at Chemung, Lakefield and Peterborough office locations
  • Diners Clubs and Social groups
  • Blood Pressure Clinics
  • Foot Clinics in Peterborough and Norwood

Event and Fundraisers – cancelled or postponed

  • All Community Care Thrift Stores
    • Apsley Vintage and Gallery in Apsley
    • Community Care Thrift Store is Ennismore
    • Treasure Trove in Bridgenorth
    • New To You (Boutique) in Havelock
    • New To You in Millbrook

 As we cancel or adapt programs, our clients who have consented to be added to our Friendly Visiting telephone call list will be contacted regularly so that we can continue to monitor their safety and assist them as needed.   Our staff are continuing to work with volunteers to identify clients who are at the most high risk and developing case by case plans to ensure their safety.

We are committed to continuing to communicate to you any changes or updates.  For more information call us at (705)742-7067.


Information Links:

Peterborough Public Health - or call (705)743-1000.

Public Health Ontario -

Government of Ontario - Health -

Government of Canada -

World Health Organization -

Give A Meal 

The Meals on Wheels program is so much more than a meal, it can be a safety net.  With increased living costs, some seniors are struggling and simply cannot afford regular meals.
Our Meals on Wheels subsidy program provides meals at no cost, a caring volunteer who performs a safety check for many who are isolated, and ensures that seniors are receiving nutritional meals to help them remain healthy in their own homes. 
Last year, over 40 clients benefited from the subsidy program, receiving approximately 1,100 meals at no cost thanks to the generosity and compassion of community members like you made is possible. 

For every $10 donation you will give a nutritional meal to a local senior who needs helps to remain healthy in their own home. 

You can donate online using our secure Canada Helps Donate Now link below to make your donation!

Donate Now Through!  


Granparent of the Year Goes Virtual


Sponsored by: Nexicom

More information about participating linked here.



View the whole series - Volunteer Appreciation 2020.



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  Capture - Excerpt of press release - UW Delploys Funding


For more details about this funding - use this link here 

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Municipality of Trent Lakes has funded a new food voucher program that will be operated by our program office in Buckhorn to support families in the Municipality of Trent Lakes who need assistance to purchase with groceries.   

For more information about accessing this program call Jody in our Buckhorn office

(705) 657-2171 or email her through this link.


The Municipality started this program with a one-time, $10,000 donation but is encouraging others to donate to this fund using the link below because we know that as time goes on, the need will grow. 



 Face Mask Showers

We Need Face Mask Donations! 
Sewers Needed!

During this pandemic staff and volunteers have stepped up to help our clients get through this healthy and safe. Some of our essential services don't allow for complete physical distancing. For example, we have volunteers who are still driving clients to essential appointments such as dialysis.

For the safety of both the client and volunteer, we would like to provide masks, but we are going to need help.  If you are a sewer, or if you know someone who sews, Community Care would greatly appreciate donations of any masks you could make! 

Need a pattern - linked here