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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 10-004


Community Counselling & Resource Centre fonds. -- 1965-2003. -- 64 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

The Community Counselling & Resource Centre is a non-profit community-based agency that services the City and County of Peterborough, Ontario. It offers six services: Community Counselling, Community Service Order Program, Credit Counselling Services, Housing Resource Centre, Employee Assistance Program, and Public Education and Advocacy. Its founding agencies were created in 1956 when the Catholic Social Service Bureau was established and in 1971 when Volunteers and Information Peterborough was formed. (Information taken from the CCRC web site, 31 May 2010).

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and handbooks of community services pertaining to the Community Counselling & Resource Centre of Peterborough, Ontario.


Custodial History:
Fonds was in the custody of Shelly Giardino before being transferred to Trent University Archives in 2010.

Immediate Source:
Fonds acquired from Shelly Giardino in 2010.


Finding Aid

Box 1

Handbooks: Community Counselling & Resource Centre handbooks of community services, 1973-1990 (a few years are missing)

Box 2

as above, 1990 - 2003 (a few years are missing)

Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings related to the activities of the Community Counselling & Resource Centre, 1965-1986 (13 scrapbooks plus one folder)

Miscellaneous booklets:
Needs Assessment for Adolescents in Conflict with the Law. Community Youth Support, John Howard Society of Peterborough, September 1987
Volunteers in Schools, PCBE (Peterborough County Board of Education), n.d.
Volunteer Leadership Development Program, United Way, Canada (related to Lakefield District Community Care), 1987