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For Immediate Release:
December 16, 2015
 
 

Holiday Season Service and Delivery in Peel Region

BRAMPTON, ON. (Dec. 16, 2015) - Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 25, 2015 - Jan. 1, 2016, inclusive.

Residents in the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga are reminded that there will be no changes to their waste collection due to the statutory holidays. Please put your waste to the curb on your regularly scheduled collection day. Residents in Caledon are advised that waste will be collected one day later than their regular collection day. The following is a revised waste collection schedule for Caledon:

Regular Collection Day Revised Collection Day
Friday, Dec. 25 collected on Saturday, Dec. 26
Friday, Jan. 1 collected on Saturday, Jan. 2

All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) will be closed Friday, Dec. 25, Saturday, Dec. 26 and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

The following Region of Peel offices and services will close and reopen on the following dates:

Region of Peel Services Closed Reopen
Access Peel Dec. 25 - Jan 1 Jan. 4
Assessment: Ontario Works, Peel Access to Housing and Service Access-Early Learning Services Noon on Dec. 24 - Jan. 1 Jan. 4

Breastfeeding Clinics (Brampton)

Dec. 24 - 28 and Dec. 31 - Jan. 1 Jan. 4

Breastfeeding Clinics (Meadowvale)

Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 Jan. 4

Children’s Services Operations

Noon on Dec. 24 - Jan. 1 Jan. 4

Dental Services at Peel Public Health Clinics

Dec. 25, 28 and 31 and Jan. 1 Jan. 4

Employment Resource Centres

Noon on Dec. 24 - Jan. 1 Jan. 4

Healthy Sexuality Clinics

Dec. 24 - 28 and Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

Jan. 4

Human Services Reception

Noon on Dec. 24 - Jan. 1

Jan. 4

Peel Living

Dec. 25 - Jan. 1

Jan. 4

Public Works Reception

Dec. 25 - Jan. 1

Jan. 4

Rent Supplement

Dec. 25 - Jan. 1

Jan. 4

For emergencies related to food, shelter, medication and personal supports, call the Ontario Works after-hours line at 905-793-9200 or the Regionís main line at 905-791-7800.

Peel Public Health will not be accepting water samples from Dec. 23 - Jan. 4. Regular collection service will resume on Jan. 5. Residents can drop off samples directly to Public Health Ontario located at 81 Resources Rd., Etobicoke. Call 416-235-6556 or 1-877-604-4567 for hours.

The Needle Exchange Program (NEP) mobile van services regular hours of operation are 2 - 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. During the holiday season the following hours will apply:

  • Thursday, Dec. 24: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 25 - 28: Closed
  • Thursday, Dec. 31: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 1: Closed
  • Monday, Jan. 4: Regular hours of operation resume.

The TransHelp office will be closed Dec. 25 - Jan. 1, reopening on Jan. 4. Holiday service hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, Dec. 24: Full service 6 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Dec. 25)
  • Friday, Dec. 25: Taxi service only
  • Saturday, Dec. 26 - Wednesday, Dec. 30: Full service 6 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Dec. 31)
  • Thursday, Dec. 31: Full service 6 a.m. - 3 a.m. (ride free from 7 p.m. - 3 a.m.)
  • Friday, Jan. 1: Taxi service only
  • Saturday, Jan. 2: Full service 6 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Jan. 4)

Registered clients may continue to book trips as usual Dec. 28 - 31 by calling the Customer Contact Centre at 905-791-1015 from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) will be closing early on Thursday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 31 at 4 p.m. and will be closed on Friday, Dec. 25, Saturday Dec. 26 and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Visit pama.peelregion.ca. for information on programming, exhibitions and PAMA’s holiday admission prices.

For more information on the Region of Peel, call 905-791-7800 or visit peelregion.ca.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Chris Gaspic
Communication Co-ordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 8292


Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail


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