Community Partners

The local agencies represented in the first stages of the conversation were:

Peterborough County-City Health Unit (Prevention)

PARN – Your Community AIDS Resource Network (Harm Reduction)

Four Counties Addiction Service Team (Treatment)

Peterborough Lakefield Community Police (Enforcement)

From this group of four agencies, the Peterborough Drug Strategy Task Force was formed.  The partnership grew to include:

Ontario Provincial Police
Peterborough Social Services
Peterborough Social Planning Council
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Kawartha Pineridge District School Board
John Howard Society of Peterborough
Canadian Mental Health Association
Peterborough County-City Paramedics
Park Place for Youth
Fleming College – Drug and Alcohol Program
City of Peterborough – Recreation Department
Youth Emergency Shelter
The Bridge Youth Centre
Champions for Youth
Whitepath Consulting
KLM Counseling
CAST Canada
Peterborough Native Friendship Centre  
Hiawatha First Nation

In addition to the agencies listed above, individuals with experience with substance use, youth and interested community members have agreed to help guide the work of the drug strategy.