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  • worked with 165 children, with 125 children participating in one to one mentoring relationships.
  • 24 children enjoyed camping experiences
  • 45 families received ongoing clothing supports from our second hand stores, as well as food supports
  • 6 Littles received scholarship money to help with their post secondary costs
Ms. Rose Mills, President
Big Brothers Big Sisters
18 John St.
Port Hope, ON L1A 2Z2
Phone: (905) 885-6422 or (888) 278-2484
Fax: (905) 885-4699
E-Mail:
 
 
                                   
 
  • helped therapy dog teams teach 173 children in 5 communities about safety around dogs through the Bite Free program
  • helped 68 therapy dog teams from Port Hope to Brighton to Campbellford make more than 2000 individual visits to 31 facilities, including 2 regional hospitals, 18 seniors residences/nursing homes, 3 libraries, 3 facilities for challenged adults & children, and 4 schools , offering  friendly visits and canine companionship
Mr. H.L. (Skip) Simpson, Branch Manager
St. John Ambulance
P.O. Box 934
Cobourg, ON K9A 4W4
Phone: (905) 372-0564
Fax: (905) 372-4357

 

                              

  • TEAM Program - 23 Mom & Tots (8 new clients over 2012)
  • Financial Assistance clients for 2013 - 1147 (348 new over 2012); this is provided to clients in YMCA centres in Cobourg, Brighton and Trent Hills (summer aquatic program)
Ms. Eunice Kirkpatrick
YMCA Northumberland
339 Elgin Street West
Cobourg ON  K9A 4X5
Phone: (905) 372-0161
Kyle: (905) 372-4318 ext 307
Brighton: (613) 475-2887
Fax: (905) 372-0807
E-Mail: ekirkpatrick@ymcanorthumberland.com

 

 

 

                           

 

  •  Offers a wide range of community health care solutions
  •  Promotes health and disease prevention
Ms. Lori Cooper, Executive Director
Ms. Pamela Charest, Exec Asst for Lori Cooper
Victorian Order of Nurses
80 Division Street
Trenton, ON K8V 5S5
Phone: (613) 392-4181 or (888) 279-4866
Fax: (613) 392-7665
E-Mail:
lori.cooper@von.ca or Pamela.charest@von.ca
Web:
www.von.ca

                              

  • During the 2013 year we provided 70 hours over28 evening of education/support to caregivers
  • Total number of people in attendance over the year was 386
  • We ran a 10 week educational course Strengthening Families Together from September 19th to November 21 and had 29 people register
Ms.Patricia Hollingsworth, Executive Director
Northumberland Community Counselling Centre
800 Division Street, Unit 1
Cobourg, ON K9A 5V2
Phone: (905) 372-6318 or (905) 372-6425
(866) 748-5720
Fax: (905) 372-0044
Email:
info@northumberlandccc.com or pat.hollingsworth@northumberlandccc.com
Web:
www.northumberlandccc.com/www.northumberlandccc.com

                           

  • Helped 305 children improve their literacy and numeracy skills while being trained with assistive technology
  • Provides programs and services for ALL ages - tutoring for children and youth, a transition to high school program for students in grades 7-9, an employment support program for adults living with LD's and/or ADHD
Ms. Mary-Lou Spencer, Resource Facilitator
Learning Disabilities Association
c/o Baltimore Public School
9320 Burwash Road, Box 120
Baltimore, ON  K0K 1C0
Phone: (905) 377-9414
Fax: (905) 372-0438

Peterborough: Shari Davis, Exec. Dir.
159 King Street, Suite 204  K9J 2R8
Phone & Fax: (705) 748-9455 or (866) 503-3303
Web site: www.ldaptbo.com

 

                                 

  • Financially assisted 289 families to avoid disconnection of utility services. This consisted of 409 adults and 361 children which allowed them to continue to maintain their housing
  • Provided 390 individuals with consolidated housing listings to available rentals throughout the county
  • Assisted 147 individuals with help to complete forms and applications required to provide and maintain income and supports, affordable housing, and senior benefits
Ms. Krista Skutovich, Board Chair
The Help Centre
1005 Elgin St. West, Suite 301
Cobourg, ON  K9A 5J4
Phone: (905) 372-2646 or (888) 698-3382
Fax: (905) 372-2205
E-Mail: k2400@hotmail.com (Krista)
                                  
  •  In 2013 there were 111 different children, youth and adults that used the multi-sensory room totaling 1330 sessions 
Ms. Cathy Timlin, Executive Director
Community Living, West Northumberland
275 Cottesmore Ave.
Cobourg, ON K9A 4E3
Phone: (905) 372-4455
Fax: (905) 372-2783
E-Mail: 
info@communitylivingwestnorthumberland.ca
Web:
www.communitylivingwestnorthumberland.ca 

                           

  • 471 UNIQUE Intensive Behavioural Intervention clioents served
  • 4,689 unique Community Mental Health clients served
  • 4,792 Kinark Outdoor Centre camp visitors
Ms. Teresa Scheckel, Regional Program Director
Kinark Child & Family Services Youth Crisis Response
Kinark Child & Family Services
20 Strathy Road, Unit 3
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J7
Phone: (905) 372-2070 or (800) 551-0403
Kinark: (905) 372-4361
Fax: (905) 373-1382
E-Mail:
teresa.scheckel@kinark.on.ca
Web:
www.kinark.on.ca
 

 

                          

  • 118 women and children were served in the shelter
  • 1175 children were served in the Youth Violence Prevention Program
Ms. Linda Janzen, Executive Director
Cornerstone Family Violence Treatment Centre
40 Swayne Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 1K5
Phone: (905) 372-1545 (Linda J. ext 224)
Fax: (905) 373-4800
E-Mail: Linda J:
ljanzen@cornerstonenorthumberland.ca
Web:
www.cornerstonenorthumberland.ca