Serving the Haliburton County for 20+ Years

Bird's eye view of Haliburton

Reach your employment goals with our free and personalized services!


Our tailored support helps job seekers find meaningful work:

  • Job search
  • Cover letter and resume writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Career planning
  • Career, skills and interests assessments
  • Employability skills training
  • Government-funded career training and skill development such as the  Better Jobs Ontario program (formerly Second Career)
  • Understanding labour market information and how to explore careers
  • Accessibility in the workplace


We help employers save money and increase job retention by helping them find, hire and train employees:

  • Post a job on our job board 
  • Hiring support includes job matching, screening job applicants, interview preparation, and onboarding
  • Employee retention programs
  • Labour market information and job descriptions
  • Accommodations in the workplace
  • Building inclusive and diverse workplaces
  • Land Acknowledgement and Indigenous resources
  • Wage subsidies
  • Access to the Canada-Ontario Job Grant and other government-funded training and skill development opportunities for employees

You can rely on our Haliburton County employment professionals to:

  • know the local labour market
  • help individuals with career planning, switching careers, or transitioning out of poverty
  • help job seekers find work, prepare a resume, prepare for an interview, develop skills and support their journey through their first year of a new job
  • help employers find workers, enhance hiring and onboarding processes, deliver skills training to staff, and retain employees
  • offer government-funded programs
  • help with accessibility needs
  • work with specialized supports and community organizations to provide clients with wrap-around service
  • unite workers, employers, and community organizations for a stronger community

Contact an employment service provider in Haliburton County today!

49 Maple Ave., Haliburton

Helping job seekers find great jobs and helping employers find and retain skilled workers.

In two different blue colours are the words Job Quest, opening doors to employment

33 Lindsay St. S., Unit A, Lindsay

Brings together people with disabilities who are looking for work and employers who need trained, skilled workers.

Canadian Hearing Service logo.

315 Reid St., Peterborough

CHS empowers the Deaf and hard of hearing to overcome barriers to employment participation.


Resume Tips & Tricks Drop-In

Unlock your potential with employers when you give them a resume that stands out! We’ll help you prepare a great cover letter and resume when you attend one or more drop-in sessions.

When: Every Friday
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Fleming CREW Employment Services
49 Maple Ave., Haliburton

Please bring a copy of your cover letter and resume (if you have one).

Community Outreach Services

If you don’t live in Haliburton, contact Fleming CREW to book an appointment with an Employment Counsellor at one of the following library locations:

  • Wilberforce Branch
  • Minden Branch
  • Highland Grove Branch 
  • Cardiff Branch  
  • Gooderham Branch  

Community Services in Haliburton County

YWCA Women’s Centre of Haliburton County
Crisis, support, counselling, safety planning and referrals via phone or in person, Mon-Fri 9-4:30; Crisis line – 24/7.

705-286-6442  or  1-800-461-7656   |   Text: 705-991-0110   |   |

YWCA Haliburton Emergency Rural SafeSpace (HERS) & YWCA Crossroads
SafeSpace in Haliburton County for women and their children fleeing abuse. Mon-Fri 9-4:30. YWCA Crossroads 24/7 Emergency Shelter.

705-286-1942  or 1-800-461-7656   |   Text: 705-991-0110   |   |

Cancer Support Group Haliburton Highlands
Our cancer support group is designed to support you on your journey from diagnosis, to treatment and ultimately healing and wellness.

705-457-2941 Ext. 2932   |

Canadian Cancer Society

We offer support and information for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers.

1-888-939-3333   |

Central East Health Line
A regularly updated directory of health services in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Four Counties Addiction Services Team (Fourcast)
Out-patient services for individuals and/or family with addiction. Serving the counties of Peterborough, Northumberland, Haliburton, and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

705-328-1888  |   |

Haliburton Family Medical Centre
Physicians and allied health professionals at the Haliburton Family Medical Centre and Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team.

705-457-1212   |

Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS)
Haliburton Highlands Health Services, working with partners and accountable to our community, promotes wellness and provides access to essential, high quality health services.

705-457-1392   |

Mental Health Services Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS)
Counselling and treatment, crisis intervention.

705-286-4575   |


A Community AIDS Resource Network is a community-based agency providing support and health promotion for people living with or affected by HIV and/or AIDS. PARN provides education for people at risk for HIV and awareness of AIDS issues to the broader community.

705-749-9110  or 1-800-361-2895   |

Volunteer Dental Outreach
Haliburton community dental assistance program helping those in need with dental care. Urgent dental work at our Haliburton clinic.

705-457-3111   |


Cardiff Food Bank
Provides residents with access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity.

613-334-0803  or  613-339-2704   |   |

Haliburton 4Cs
Provides residents with access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity.

705-457-3331   |

Highlands East Food Hub – Wilberforce
Provides residents with access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity.

705-935-1956   |

Meals on Wheels Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS)
Nutritious meals to: seniors 55+; adults with disabilities; new moms; short-term convalescents and their caregivers.

705-457-2941   |

Minden Community Food Center
Provides residents with access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity.

Crisis: 705 286-2990   |  705-286-6838   |   |

SIRCH Frozen Meals
Healthy frozen meals from SIRCH’s Community Kitchen – free for those in need and also available to buy.

705-457-1742   |   |

Used Clothing and Household Items

Lily Ann Thrift Store – Haliburton
Gently used clothing and household products. Cash only.

705-457-3331   |

St Paul’s Anglican Born Again Bargains – Minden
Gently used clothing and household products. Cash only.

705-286-2541   |

Thrift Warehouse Haliburton (SIRCH Community Services)
Purchase gently used furniture, housewares, electronics, books, lighting, building supplies and more. 8,000 square feet.

1-844-THRIFT1   |   1-844-847-4381   |   Facebook   |

World of Life Outreach Wilberforce
Outlets in Wilberforce and Highland Grove sell used furniture, household items and all forms of clothing.

705-448-9406   |

A Place Called Home (APCH)
Since 1995, A Place Called Home has been support homeless men, women and families with children in the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton.

705-328-0905   |   |

Aboriginal Housing
To provide safe and affordable housing to urban and rural First Nation, Inuit, and Métis people living off-Reserve in Ontario.

866-391-1061   |   |

Fuel for Warmth

Temporary emergency heat assistance – providing firewood, propane, oil and wood pellets.

Crisis: 705-854-9208   |  705-286-6838   |   |

Heat Bank Haliburton County
Firewood in a heating emergency; assistance with getting oil, propane & hydro (via grants).

705-306-0565   |   |

Haliburton Housing Help
Assists with: eviction prevention; finding a home; help for landlords/homeowners; emergency housing.

1-844-878-9367 or 705-878-9367   |

Places for People
Creates secure affordable rental housing for those at risk of homelessness; provides other supports.

705-286-3592   |   |

Women’s Shelters Canada
Connects women fleeing violence to shelters, 24/7.

613-680-5119   |   |

Haliburton County Community Transportation Hub
Are you looking for transportation options in Haliburton County? Whether you need a ride to get to an appointment, pick up groceries or attend an event, check out the information below to help match you with services that meet your transportation needs..

City of Kawartha Lakes Social Services
Administers the Ontario Works (OW) program and Children’s Services in Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County.

Ontario Works provides financial and employment assistance to people in need. Children’s Services staff ensure that quality, stable and affordable childcare is available to residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County.

1-877-324-9870  or 705-457-4571   |

Point in Time Centre for Children and Youth
Point in Time is available for families when there is a need for a caring professional. Our aim is to promote the well-being of children, youth and parents in our county.

705-457-5345   |

Youth Hub (Haliburton Highlands Health Services and Point in Time)
Co-designed and led by youth, for the youth of Haliburton County. The Hub is a one-stop-shop for recreation, support, and gathering with peers.

705-457-5345   |

Four County Crisis Response
24-hour, confidential crisis support via phone, outreach, email and chat online – 24/7. Ages 16 and up.

1-866-995-9933  or  705-745-6484   |

Hope for Wellness Help Line
Immediate support for emotional distress. Telephone and online counselling are available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.

855-242-3310    |

New Canadians Centre
Free and confidential services for immigrants and refugees living in Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. Community connections, employment support, immigration and settlement, English as a Second Language, and additional support services.

705-743-0882   |   |

Support for pregnant women & parents with young children facing challenges like low income, single parenting, etc.

705-457-1742  |

Mental Health Services
Counselling for anyone worried, overwhelmed, in grief and/or crisis. Ages 16 and up.

705-286-4575   |

Contact North
As a community-based organization, Contact North | Contact Nord helps underserved Ontarians in 600 small, rural, remote, Indigenous, and Francophone communities get jobs by making it possible for them to access education and training without leaving their communities.

705-645-4404   |

Fleming College – Academic Upgrading
Courses in a variety of subjects including math, computers, communications, and sciences can help you move forward with goals such as entry into post-secondary, employment, apprenticeship, or refreshing and gaining new skills.

(705) 324-9144 ext. 3343 |  |

Peterborough Native Learning Program
Provides both Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people, New Canadians along with their families to improve communication, literacy, numeracy, and computer skills needed for success in further education and training, employment, or greater independence in life.

705-741-0798   |   |

Literacy Ontario Central South, Haliburton County
The John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton’s Outreach Literacy is a community-based program providing literacy and essential skills training in reading, writing and numeracy. Training is designed to support learners on one of the following goal paths: Apprenticeship, Employment, Post-secondary training, Secondary School Credits or Independence.  Outreach Literacy serves Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton County.

705-328-0472  ext. 921   |

Aboriginal Housing
To provide safe and affordable housing to urban and rural First Nation, Inuit, and Métis people living off-Reserve in Ontario.

866-391-1061   |   |

Cambium Aboriginal
Cambium Aboriginal Inc. provides Environmental Services, Community Energy Planning Services, Climate Change/Adaptation Services, Waste Management, Duty to Consult and Accommodate Requests, Project Management, Infrastructure Management Services.

705-657-1126   |   |

Enaahtig Healing Lodge and Learning Centre
The Enaahtig Healing Lodge and Learning Centre is established to provide opportunities for holistic healing and learning based on the principals of Aboriginal culture, to individuals and families in a safe environment in order to foster healthy, balanced communities and nations.

1-877-534-3724  or  705-534-3724   |   |

Kagita Mikam
Improve the recruitment, training and employment of Aboriginal people. Matching training needs with qualified training organizations. Matching employment goals with qualified employers.

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan: 613-625-2800 Ext. 248   |    |
Wahta Mohawks:  705-749-0101   |    |

Metis Nation
Founded in the early 1990s, by the will of Ontario Métis, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) represents the collective aspirations, rights and interests of Métis people and communities throughout Ontario.

705-722-5022 ext. 302   |

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
1-800-663-2696 ext: 1:3 (Employment Counselling) or 705-741-0900   |

Development and delivery of healing services for Anishnaabekwewag and their families who have been abused, are being abused, or are at risk of being abused.

Peterborough Native Learning Program
Provides both Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people, New Canadians along with their families to improve communication, literacy, numeracy, and computer skills needed for success in further education and training, employment, or greater independence in life.

705-741-0798   |   |

LGBT Youthline
At YouthLine, HelpLine volunteers are trained peer supporters aged 16-29, coming from a diversity of 2SLGBTQ+ identities and lived experiences. LGBT serves all of Ontario.

Call: 1-800-268-9688   |   Text: 647-694-4275   |  E-mail:  |

Rainbow Health Ontario

A listing of LGBTQ2+ friendly health and social service providers in Ontario.

416-324-4100   |

Rainbow Youth Program 

The Rainbow Youth Program works to make lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth feel safe, included, and empowered in Peterborough and the four counties. We give LGBTQ+ youth the space to be themselves and the tools to lead positive change in their schools, peer groups, and community.

Please contact Leah to find out more — E-mail:  |  Phone: 705-749-9110

PFLAG Canada

Organization offers peer-to-peer support to help all Canadians dealing with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

1-888-530-6777   |   |

Trans Wellness Ontario

Enhances and sustains the health and wellness of Transgender, Genderqueer, Two-Spirit, Non-Binary, Queer and Questioning communities and their families.

226-674-4745  |     |

Service Canada
Includes Employment Insurance, pensions, and benefits for housing, education, training, family, and people with disabilities.

Closest office locations for in-person service:
Bancroft:  Fairway Plaza, 5 Fairway Boulevard
Bracebridge: Federal Building, 98 Manitoba Street, Floor 2
Lindsay: 65 Kent Street West
Peterborough: 219 George Street North

1-877-355-2657   |

John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton
Programs to prevent repeat offences and delinquent behavior among youth at risk of offending.

1-888-665-6615  or  705-328-0472   |

Simcoe Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Community Legal Clinic
Provides free legal services for persons with low income, throughout the counties of Simcoe and Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

1-800-461-8953   |

Victim Witness Assistance Program
Support before and at criminal court; trial prep; victim advocacy, crisis intervention, and referrals.

1-855-240-2504  or  705-755-5150   |

Haliburton County

Bird's eye view of Haliburton County in Ontario, Canada


Haliburton County is two hours north of the Greater Toronto Area and is better known as the Haliburton Highlands. About 4,000 square kilometres in area, it is one of the higher points on the Canadian Shield and is known for its beauty and more than 500 lakes. The area is home to 18,000 residents and about twice as many seasonal residents. Many people visit Haliburton County for outdoor adventure and to explore its natural wonders. The area is also well-known for its community of artisans, local food and live entertainment.