News & Events

Thank you for taking an interest in what’s going on here at Five Counties.

Upcoming Programs and Events has information about the upcoming programs and events for the Centre and the Foundation. If you’d like to learn more about events that have recently taken place, see our Recent News. Can’t find information or an article that you previously read on our web site? Check out our News Archive. We may at this time be hiring, so if you’re looking to work for a great organization see Employment Opportunities.

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for yet? Feel free to contact us and we’ll do our best to help.


2017 Annual Report

We’ve had another very busy year! Read all about it in our 2017 Annual Report.  

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Join us at the most exciting shopping event of the year!

For ticket information please contact Lois Tuffin at

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Find us on Facebook and Twitter!

Visit our Facebook page Five Counties Children’s Centre and follow us on Twitter at @5CountiesKids !  

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Welcome our new Medical Director

Five Counties Children’s Centre is excited to welcome Dr. Shelina Manji to our team. Dr. Shelina Manji has joined Five Counties Children’s Centre as our new Medical Director effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Manji is ideally suited to be our Medical Director. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Manji received her Master of Science Speech-Language […]

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Northumberland Grand Opening

Thank you to everyone who joined us on August 28th as we cut the ribbon officially opening our beautiful new Northumberland Site at 800 Division Street in Cobourg. To hear more about the day, please check out, and . And a Big Thank You to the Volunteers, Staff, and Community Members who made the day possible! […]

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Pita Pit on Lansdowne-Making a Difference

The new Pita Pit located on Lansdowne St. West has opened its doors. They kicked things off with a Family and Friends Night, where pitas were free with a donation to Five Counties Children’s Centre. This was followed up by a dollar being donated from each pita sold, to the general public, on their first […]

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ServiceMASTER Restore Comes Through Again!

Five Counties would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to ServiceMASTER Restore for their most generous gift of $5,000!! Over the years Scott Dickey and his staff at ServiceMASTER Restore have donated more than $45,000 to help kids at Five Counties.     Proudly supporting the kids at Five Counties

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Looking for Coaches & Volunteers

Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your time? The Kawartha Komets special needs hockey program could be the answer. For more information see this flyer.

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Celebrating 40 Years

On October 2, 1975 Five Counties opened its doors and have never looked back. Serving 100 children that year was exhilarating and exhausting. This year, more than 5,000 children will be served in the counties of Peterborough, Haliburton, Northumberland and City of Kawartha Lakes. We’re thrilled to be a part of these wonderful communities, helping […]

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Volunteers Needed for BINGO

We’re very fortunate to have been added to the “charities list” that receives proceeds from So whenever you go to Bingo at Delta, you’ll be supporting Five Counties Kids! For information on “What’s Happening” at Delta, as they have concerts, pool tables, darts night and more, click on If you’d like to help call BINGO […]

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