Update on PARN Services during COVID-19

Please consider phoning PARN at 705-749-9110 to find out the best way for you to access our programs and services. Do not come to the PARN offices if you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19, if you have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days or if you have had close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19. Instead, self-isolate immediately and contact your health care provider or Telehealth Ontario (1 866-797-0000) to find out if you need a COVID-19 test. For more information, visit the Peterborough Public Health website: https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/novel-coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-guidance-for-everyone/

Harm Reduction Works @ PARN

Harm Reduction services are being provided at the old Greyhound bus station at 220 Simcoe Street in downtown Peterborough. Regular open office hours are:

Monday – 9am to 7pm
Tuesday – 1:30 pm 5pm
Wednesday – 9am to 7pm
Thursday – 9am to 5pm
Friday, 9:30 am to 7:00

To speak to our Harm Reduction Team and for Harm Reduction delivery services in Peterborough, please call 705-559-0656.

For Harm Reduction services in Northumberland County, please call 905-269-0693. For Harm Reduction Services in the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County please call 705-559-6328.

HIV Support Services

Rachel Petty (705-559-6330 or ) is continuing to provide support and practical services to people living with HIV. If Rachel is unavailable, please contact Brittany Cameron (705-957-2137 or )

Hep C Services

For Hep C Services at PARN, please contact Becky Lyon at 705-957-3568 or

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow Youth is doing virtual Drop In on Thursdays at 3:30 pm. Please contact Marty Cleary at or 705-312-0858.

Peers and Volunteers

All PARN Peer and Volunteer activities are suspended until further notice.