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Human Services

On September 17, Kawartha Lakes will open the new Human Services administration office building at 68 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay. The new building is home to municipal office space for the Human Services department, where more than 70 employees will work and serve the residents of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. Both the Human Services office (currently at 322 Kent St. W. in Lindsay) and the Housing Help office (currently at 37 Lindsay St. S. in Lindsay) will be co-locating to the new Human Services building.

The new Human Services office will provide residents access to several services at one location during Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Residents may phone or attend the office in-person to seek assistance with the following:

  • Financial or employment assistance under the Ontario Works program
  • Child Care Fee Subsidy
  • Early Learning and Child Care Programs information
  • Licensed child care centre and home based child care waiting list
  • Community housing
  • Homelessness prevention and eviction prevention supports
  • Low income homeowner assistance
  • Finding housing
  • Kawartha Haliburton Renovates
  • First time homeowner down payment assistance
  • KLH Housing Corp. – tenant services

If you have any questions please call the Human Services office at 705-324-9870.

What's changed for residents?

The Housing and Social Services office at 322 Kent Street West, Lindsay and the Housing Help office at 37 Lindsay Street South, Lindsay will be closing. All programs and services previously available at both of these offices will be available at the new Human Services office 68 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay. This includes the offices of the KLH Housing Corp.

What is the contact information for Human Services?


Address: 68 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay K9V 4S7

The mailing address for the office will be PO Box 2600, 68 Lindsay St. N., Lindsay ON, K9V 4S7

Phone Number: 705-324-9870

Toll Free: 1-877-324-9870

Fax: 705-328-2875




Address: 49 Maple Avenue Unit 8, Haliburton

Phone Number:705-457-4571

Toll Free: 1-877-324-9870

Fax: 705-457-8032

What services are offered at the new Human Services building?

Children's Services

  • Childcare Fee Subsidy
  • EarlyON Child and Family Centre
  • Licensed Centre and Home Based Child Care

and more.

Housing Services (previously Housing Help)

  • Community Housing
  • Eviction Prevention Assistance
  • Homelessness Prevention Supports
  • Low income home-owner assistance

and more.

 KLH Housing Corp.

  • Manages community and market rent housing units across Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton
  • Houses seniors, singles, couples and families

and more.

Ontario Works

  • Income Support
  • Employment Support
  • SAIL Program

and more.

Contact Us

City of Kawartha Lakes
P.O. Box 9000, 26 Francis Street,
Lindsay, ON, K9V 5R8
Telephone: (705) 324-9411
E-Mail the City of Kawartha Lakes