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Social Services and Support

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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 (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 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

The Housing and Homelessness Support Program (HHSP) assists in supporting individuals and families who are homeless and or at a risk of homelessness. The Housing and Homelessness Program supports those who are considered low income in the Scugog, Brock, and Uxbridge Townships.


The Housing and Homelessness Support Program offers the following wrap around services:

  • Support to find affordable housing
  • Connecting Tenants with Landlords
  • Mediating issues between landlords and tenants
  • Applying for subsidies such as reduced hydro bills, last month’s rent, and rent and utility arrears
  • Arranging direct payment options from social assistance to landlords
  • Partnering with different agencies to meet your needs
  • Harm reduction outreach program includes injection and smoking supplies, education, referrals, and advocacy supports
  • Rent smart training
  • ID replacement

Visit the Housing and Homelessness Support Website for more information or call 905-852-5919.

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 Actwith tenants and landlords
  • Income tax preparation
  • 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 or call 289-640-1929 or 1-877-406-8723

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

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

Phone: 289-485-1014 

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.

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