We provide support to people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Our services include emergency and transitional shelters, street outreach, support services and help to find permanent housing.
All people are welcome at shelters in Peel Region, regardless of their gender, race or disability. If you do not feel safe and welcome at the shelter, talk to the staff and they will help you.
Find a Shelter
If you need emergency shelter right away:
|If you are fleeing violence or abuse||
If you are in immediate danger, call 911 now.
For shelter support, call one of the following:
|If you have children with you||
Peel Family Shelter
If you have a spouse with you,
If you are a single male,
|If you are a youth between the ages of 16-21||Our Place Peel
3579 Dixie Road, Mississauga
Staying at a shelter
Anyone in crisis needing shelter can stay at a shelter in Peel.
Shelters in Peel are safe and have 24-hour staffing and support from qualified professionals.
While you are at the shelter, we will work with you to develop a case plan to help you, including applying for Ontario Works.
Case workers at the shelter work with individuals to find safe and affordable housing options and health care supports.The Region has three emergency shelters in Brampton and Mississauga and two transitional housing facilities in Mississauga. Regional Council will be reviewing options for additional shelter supports for homeless youth in Brampton in fall 2016. Other agencies also provide emergency shelter for women and children in Brampton and Mississauga. We’ll help you find one when you call us.
The Peel Outreach team is a responsive, mobile, multi-disciplinary team that meets people where they are at, people who are homeless or who feel they may become homeless The team works in partnership with community agencies to provide support, advocacy and referrals to help people with their basic needs.
Call the Street Helpline: 1-877-848-8481
The team includes:
- Mental Health Support Staff
- Substance Use Harm Reduction Staff
- Family Transitional Outreach Staff
- Ontario Works in Peel Caseworkers
- Housing Support Worker
Referral and advocacy is available for:
- Emergency shelter
- Mental health and addictions supports
- Contact list for emergency shelters, short-term housing and other community supports
- Preventing Homelessness in Peel Program (PHIPP) – Provides one-time emergency assistance to low-income families and individuals at risk of losing their housing. To access this service, call 905-793-9200
- Street Helpline – Our street outreach program: 1-877-848-8481, free from any telephone
- Distress Centre Peel: 905-278-7208
- Mental Health Mobile Crisis Centre of Peel: 905-278-9036
- Youth Mental Health Crisis Response Service: 416-410-8615