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Through a network of community offices throughout the City and County of Peterborough, our staff and volunteers provide a variety of essential services to seniors (60+) and to adults with physical challenges (18+) empowering them to live at home.

Community Care's Services  |  2019/20 Service Fee Schedule  |  Eligibility Criteria  POLICY  |  Client Rights and Responsibilities

Community Care: 

  • assists you with day-to-day living
  • helps you maintain your independence
  • keeps you connected to your community
  • fosters good health and well-being
  • is affordable
  • is easy to access
  • promotes peace of mind for you and your family

Our Services:

  • Brokered Home Help and Home Maintenance
  • Diners' Club
  • Exercise and Falls Prevention
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Health and Wellness Clinics
  • Intergenerational Programs
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Medical Equipment Program and Registry
  • Personal Distress Alarms
  • Telephone Reassurance Checks
  • Transportation


You can contact any Community Care office to register for our services. Many people are referred to us by their physician, another health professional, a family member, or a friend who is familiar with us. Registration is required for most services, except seminars and workshops.

Eligibility for services is based upon Client Service Criteria, assessed need, and priority setting. Services that are provided are intended to help the people receiving support maintain their independence in the community.

If you are interested in any of our services for yourself or a family member, please request services here.

Once we have received your information, a staff member from Community Care will contact you to discuss our services with you, either over the phone or in person. They will help you understand how the services will be delivered to you, and go over any fees that may apply.

Please note: We are experiencing a high demand for some of our services and wait list time can vary by community.  We do our best to accommodate the needs of our clients with our limited resources.