Community Support

211 Ontario

Ontario 211 is a free helpline that connects you to community and social services in your area 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in over 150 languages.

Local Immigration Partnership of Renfrew and Lanark

The Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is an Ontario-wide initiative whose purpose is to strengthen the role of local communities across the province in integrating and serving the newcomer population. See website for the variety of services provided including English Language Learning Resources.

Programs for Caregivers and Parents of Young Children

EarlyON centres offer free drop-in programs for caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old. You can learn and play with your child, meet people or get advice. EarlyON centres can be found in Deep River, Petawawa, Pembroke, Killaloe, Renfrew, and Arnprior.

Deep River(currently shut down)
Rm 166, Mackenzie Community School, Deep River, 87 Brockhouse Way, Deep River (613)-584-4886

South Side Community Centre, 1578 Wolfe Ave, Petawawa (613)-687-2104 ext 240

464 Isabella St, Pembroke, (613)-735-7575

Killaloe Public School, 100 Queen St, Library, Killaloe

Kids Corp - Renfrew and Area Community Resource Centre Renfrew Armouries Building, 115 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Renfrew, (613)-433-9901

Kenwood Corporate Building, 16 Edward St S, Ste 130, Arnprior (613)-623-8224

Family and Support Services

Deep River
North Renfrew Family Services 109 Banting Drive, Deep River, ON. (613) 584 3358

77 Mary Street, Suite 100, Pembroke (613)-735-6866 Toll Free: 1-800-267-5878

114 Argyle Street South, Renfrew (613)-432-4821 Toll Free: 1-800-267-5878

Community Support Services

Assisted Living: Support services for adults with disabilities
Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley
894 Pembroke Street West Pembroke, ON 5P8 (613) 735-0659
Provides the following programs and services: ·

Family Home Program provides an opportunity to live in a family setting to adults who for a variety of reasons cannot or choose not to live independently, or with natural family

  • Group Living provides support to a small group of people in an agency owned home in which 24 hour support is provided
  • Community Options provides a variety of community based activities to persons 19 years of age and over in the neighborhood where they live
  • Supported Independent Living promotes the choice of living independently within the community * People supported through SIL often live in an apartment either on their own or with a roommate or partner
  • Community Respite Service provide an opportunity for planned relief for families and caregivers based on their individual needs and circumstances
Champlain Community Care Access Centre 1100 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke, ON (613) 732-7007

The Champlain LHIN provides a wide range of health care services and resources to support people at home, at school or in the community.

Services Include
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Speech therapy
  • Social work
  • Personal support
  • Medical supplies and equipment

Benefit Services

Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. For example,
  • Income Support
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Canada Pension Plan
  • Passport Services
  • GST/ HST Credit
  • Birth Certificates
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Employment Insurance Benefits
County of Renfrew. Municipal Corporation. Pembroke - Lake St.
Ontario Works 141 Lake St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5L8, (613)-735-4858 and -(613) 735-8892
Ministry of Community and Social Services. Pembroke. Ontario Disability Support Program - Employment Support 162 Agnes St, Pembroke, ON K8A 0C9, (613) -735-7005

Ontario Works 450 O'Brien Rd Ste 104, Renfrew, ON K7V 3Z2 (613)-433-9846
Community Living Community Access and Assisted Living Supports 326 Raglan St South, Renfrew, ON K7V 1R5 (613)--432-6763

Arnprior Service Canada. Arnprior
Heritage Square, 75 Elgin St West Ste 1 & 2, Arnprior, ON K7S 3T9
Toll free 1-800-622-6232 (1-800-OCANADA)
Ontario Works 80 McGonigal St West Ste 110, Arnprior, ON K7S 1M3 1-844-623-5426

Volunteer Services

Volunteering in Ontario
Volunteering in Renfrew County

Volunteer Services Team
South Side Community Centre, 1578 Wolfe Ave., Petawawa, ON (613) 687-2104 ext. 242
Volunteer Opportunities
The City of Pembroke