There are many services and programs available that offer community assistance in the Township of Scugog. The Region of Durham provides social services to residents in Scugog, which include:

  • Business affairs and financial management
  • Children's services
  • Family services
  • Housing services
  • Income and employment support
  • Long-term care and seniors services

Support organizations

There are also a number of organizations offering services and support to the Scugog community.

Community Care Durham

Community Care Durham (CCD) provides care and support related to aging, physical and mental health, for older adults and their caregivers.

Call 905-985-8461 for more information.

Community Living Durham North

Community Living Durham North provides support to people who have intellectual disabilities.  Available services include:

  • Family support
  • Residential services
  • Respite services
  • Adult day services
  • Youth services
  • Community access program

North House

North House assists the most vulnerable in the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge through a spectrum of housing supports to help them get back on their feet and into a safe, stable home.

North House provides the following services:

  • Assistance with housing search
  • Provide access to stability funds for rent and utility arrears, last month’s rent and moving costs
  • Assistance with rental applications for market and rent-geared-to-income housing
  • Landlord and Tenant Board support
  • Referrals to government and community resources
  • Eviction prevention through mediation with landlords
  • Navigation of the Residential Tenancy Act with tenants and landlords
  • Income tax preparation
  • I.D. replacement
  • Advocacy and referral for the Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Referral to an emergency shelter
  • Assistance with the Ontario Electricity Support Program and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program applications

 

Visit North House website for details at www.northhouse.ca or call 289-640-1929 or 1-877-406-8723

Operation Scugog (Food Bank)

Operation Scugog is a food bank supporting residents in the Township of Scugog. The food bank is located in the portable next to the Victory Christian Centre at:

593 Alma Street, Port Perry ON  L9L 1C8

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday from 12 to 4 p.m. 

Call 905-985-3087 for more information.

Port Perry Employment Services

Port Perry Employment Services is part of the Durham College Community Employment Services and offers access for employment help in the community.

Office is located at 84 Water Street, Port Perry, ON  L9L 1J2

Phone: 289-485-1014  www.employmenthelp.ca 

Precious Minds

Precious Minds supports individuals of all ages who face developmental challenges helping them reach their highest potential through programs to develop skills for life and holistic family support.