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START – Support Team for Abuse Response Today

START is a service hub, available for drop-ins on Mondays, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, for women who have concerns about the safety of their relationship or who would like to find ways to move forward in their lives. We help women quickly gather reliable information from as many as 12 local agencies at one central location (216 Simcoe Street, Peterborough). Once equipped with the right resources and support, women can make better-informed decisions based on their personal situations.

START also helps ease the chaos women and children experience in the aftermath of a separation by connecting mothers with income supports, housing information and counselling services right away.

Please note: START is closed on all holiday Mondays.

More Information about START

Please contact our administrative office at 705-743-3526 or info@ywcapeterborough.org.