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Financial Help and Ontario Works

The Region of Peel provides financial help for people in need. We'll work with you to determine your needs and what assistance you're eligible for.


Apply for Ontario Works

If you need help paying for food, clothing, and shelter, you can apply for Ontario Works.

Help for people with disabilities

If you have a disability and need help paying for food and shelter, you can apply for financial help. This is called the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

Additional Ontario Works support

Check your payment schedule and learn about other available services you may be eligible for.

Get help paying for funeral arrangements

Apply for help paying for basic funeral costs for a deceased Peel resident.

Get help paying for past-due bills or rent

You may be able to get one-time financial help to pay your past-due utility, rent or mortgage bills. This program is known as PHIPP.

Apply for a discounted monthly bus pass

If you live in Brampton or Mississauga and you can't afford a monthly bus pass, you can apply for a discount.

Apply for a child care subsidy

If you can't afford child care, you can apply for financial help. This is called a child care subsidy, and helps you pay for child care.

Apply for housing subsidy

If you can't afford the cost of rent, you can apply for more affordable housing where part of your rent is paid for. If you complete an application and you are found eligible, your name is added to a wait list for housing subsidy in Peel.

Apply for a rebate on your property taxes

We offer rebates to eligible low-income seniors (65+) or low-income persons with disabilities.

Services for employers

If you are a business or vendor in Peel and need to hire employees, we offer free services to connect you with the right resources.