Peterborough County

Peterborough County includes the City of Peterborough and is the most populous county in the LOCS region.  

For more information, download the Peterborough Community Service Plan 2020-2021 (updated February 2020) or visit the Statistics Canada Census Profile.

Service providers in Peterborough County:


Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Adult Training Network (PACE)

There are currently 8 different programs running at Peterborough Collegiate: our day school serving students from 16-70 years of age earning Ontario Curriculum credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diplomas (O.S.S.D.), School For Young Moms, Literacy Basic Skills (LBS), Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR), Correspondence (Independent Learning), Suspension/Expulsion Program, International Languages (Mandarin, Korean and Ojibwe) and Personal Services Worker (PSW). 

Services Available: 

  • Independence
  • Workplace readiness
  • Credit programming readiness
  • Apprenticeship and continuing education readiness
  • Focus on PLAR readiness, credit readiness
  • Computer literacy

Location and Contact Information:

Peterborough Collegiate
201 McDonnel St, Peterborough ON
K9H 2W1
Phone: (705)-745-9833

Program Runs From September – June
Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm

Closed July and August


Peterborough Native Learning Program

Literacy practitioners provide one to one FREE training support for learners. Basic skills to grade 12 equivalency.  Thorough initial assessments (by appointment, free of charge) are conducted with the client.

Location and Contact Information:

Main Contact: 
Phone 705-741-0798

City of Peterborough:
Unit 6 – 360 George St. N.,
Lower Level of Peterborough Square
Peterborough, ON K9H 7E7

Monday to Thursday – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Lovesick Lake Native Women’s Association
12 Albert Street, Lakefield, ON, K0L 2HO

Monday 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Curve Lake First Nation:
Employment Resource Centre
1024 Mississauga St,
Curve Lake First Nation, ON, K0L 1R0

Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Fleming College – Peterborough 

Academic Upgrading

Services Available:

Program for adult learners, 19 years of age and up. Curriculum from pre-high school to college entrance levels, focusing on math, English and computer skills (electives include biology, chemistry and success strategies).

Academic Upgrading with Fleming College can upgrade literacy and basic skills for the College stream. A learner can work towards the Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) which is recognized as an equivalent to an OSSD. Successful completion of Upgrading can be used for….Admission to Post Secondary, Employment, Apprenticeship or Independence.

PDF: Fleming Assessment Schedule June 2020 – Sept 2020 PTBO

  • You are 19 years of age or older
  • You didn’t finish high school
  • You have your high school diploma, but you don’t have some of the prerequisites that you need for the college program or apprenticeship you’d like to apply for
  • You need your “Grade 12 Equivalency” to improve your career prospects
  • Our program offers upgrading in the following courses; Math, Communications, Computers, Chemistry and Biology.

Program Features:

  • Year round, continuous intake
  • Students participate in assessment, goal setting and training plan development
    Instruction is individualized, with teacher-led instruction in small classes
  • Learning resources are geared to adult learners

Value-added Supports:

  • Student advising
  • Accommodations and assistive devices for special needs
  • Flexible timetables with both day and evening classes
  • Tuition covered by Government of Ontario (LBS Program)
  • Transportation subsidies available for eligible students
  • Program prepares students for college or apprenticeship study, for writing the GED (High School Equivalency), and for employment.

Location and Contact Information:

1550 Lansdowne Street
Peterborough, ON
K9J 2A2
Phone: (705)-775-1311 (Co-located with Employment Services at CREW)


Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Updates: The Academic Upgrading program is open twelve months of the year and offers a continuous monthly intake and flexible time tabling for clients wishing to upgrade math and/or communications.

Trent Valley Literacy Association

TVLA meets students’ needs on an individualized basis. All program decisions are made by the student with the guidance of the staff or tutor if necessary. Students and tutors are all informed of the importance of the student centered approach to decision making.

Services Available:

  • Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Levels 1 – 3
  • One-to-one tutoring
  • Small class instruction
  • Skill Assessment and training plans
  • Continuous Intake
  • Employability Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Outreach to Norwood & Havelock (Occasional)
  • Tutor Training

Location and Contact Information:

825 Chemong Rd, Unit 4 in the Brookdale Plaza
Peterborough ON K9H 5Z5

Phone: (705) 749-0777
Fax: (705) 749-0084

Office Hours:
Monday – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday – 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday- 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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