Who We Are
FRIENDS Peterborough is a humanitarian organization whose mandate is to offer help, hope and a “hand-up” to anyone who contacts us.
What We Do
FRIENDS Peterborough listens to our clients’ stories then either provides the help needed or refers clients to an agency that can best meet those needs.
Effective Monday, January 18th, we will be CLOSED until Monday, February 8th. Income Tax information can be dropped off at our office, through the mail slot, at 283 George St. N. Please call our office at (705) 745-2830 for updates, or visit our website and Facebook...
For several years, FRIENDS Peterborough has been offering FREE granola bars and bottles of water to our clients, friends, and those passing by our office. We wish to thank Ashlee Aitken and Kawartha Food Share for generously donating the granola bars. Recently, we...
FRIENDS Peterborough was pleased to receive a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough to be used to install an automatic door at our office at 283 George Street North. This will greatly improve accessibility for our many clients with...
FRIENDS Peterborough has continued to file income tax returns FREE of charge through much of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stephen Donaldson, our tax man, has been filing tax returns from his home for several months. HERE’S WHAT YOU MUST DO: Bring all your tax information to...
Current Hours at FRIENDS Peterborough Monday to Thursday – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Friday – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Clients must wear a face mask and use hand sanitizer. Masks are available at the office.
FRIENDS Peterborough would be pleased to help you with your applications for CPP (Canada Pension Plan), OAS (Old Age Security) and GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement. We also help with Passport Applications and Ontario Drug Plan Co-Pay Applications for Seniors. We are...
Things We Can Help With
Completing Forms & Applications
Passports CPP, Old Age Security, ODSP, OW, Birth Certificates. etc.
Providing locations of food banks, free meals, etc.
Referring clients to other service agencies
Contacting Social Services on behalf of clients
Recommending counsellors, mentors, etc.
Making appointments for health care
Advocating for clients with landlord/tenant issues
Filing income tax returns - year round
More About FRIENDS Peterborough
The FRIENDS Peterborough agency continues to be a source of blessing, help and encouragement to many residents of Peterborough and area. Every day we meet new clients who hear about us by word of mouth or have been referred to us by other agencies such as the Salvation Army or the Canadian Government offices.
How You Can Help
FRIENDS is a registered charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency. Our committed volunteers give their time and talents to make a difference in our community.
Donations to help fund FRIENDS Peterborough are welcomed and can be mailed to:
Selwyn Outreach Centre
2686 Lakefield Road
Selwyn, ON K9J 6X5
Thank you for your partnership!