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For Immediate Release:
December 19, 2017

Holiday Season Service and Delivery in Peel Region

BRAMPTON, ON. (Dec. 19, 2017) – Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 25, 2017 – Jan. 1, 2018, inclusive.

Waste Collection

All residents are advised that during the week of Dec. 25, all recycling, garbage and organics collection will take place two days later than your regular scheduled day. Please note that waste will be collected on Saturday for residents with a regular Thursday collection day. During the week of Jan. 1, all recycling, garbage and organics collection will be one day later than your regular pick-up day. Check peelregion.ca/waste – "when does it go" – for your collection date.

Community Recycling Centres (CRCs)

All CRCs will be closed Dec. 25 – 26 and Jan. 1. All CRCs (except Bolton and Caledon) will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. The CRCs will operate on regular hours from Dec. 27 – 30, and return to regular hours on Jan. 2. Check peelregion.ca/waste for CRC locations and hours.

Christmas Tree Disposal

Real trees (free of decorations, wire, stands, etc.) will be collected if they are placed at the curb on your regularly scheduled recycling collection day during the weeks of Jan. 8 and Jan. 15. Trees taller than 3 m. (10 ft.) must be cut in half to be collected at the curb or dropped at a Peel CRC. Visit peelregion.ca/waste for more information on proper Christmas tree set-out.

Access Peel Holiday Closures Days Open Regular Hours Resume
Breastfeeding Clinic (Brampton) Dec. 22-26, 29-31 and Jan. 1 Dec. 27, 28 Jan. 2
Breastfeeding Clinic (Meadowvale) Dec. 22-25, 29-31 and Jan. 1 Dec. 26-28 Jan. 2
Breastfeeding Clinic (Fairview) Dec 23-26, 30-31 and Jan. 1 Dec. 22, 27-29 Jan. 2
Family Health Call Centre Dec 23-25, 30-31 and Jan.1 Dec. 22, 26-29 Jan. 2
Dental Services at Peel Public Health Clinics Dec. 23 – 26, 30-31 and Jan. 1 Dec. 22, Dec. 27-29 Jan. 2
Healthy Sexuality Clinics (Meadowvale, Brampton and Malton) Dec. 22, 25-26 and Jan. 1 Dec. 27 - Dec. 28 Jan. 2
Healthy Sexuality Clinics (Fairview) Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1 Dec. 22 & Dec. 27-28 Jan. 2
Needle Exchange Program – Mobile Van Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1 Dec. 22-23 & Dec. 27-Dec. 30 Jan. 2


TransHelp service hours on Dec.25, 26 and Jan. 1 will be from 6 a.m. – 1 a.m. All trips for Dec. 25, 26 and 27 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Dec. 24. All trips for Jan. 1 and 2 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Dec. 31. The Accessible Transportation office will be closed between Dec. 25 – Jan. 1 with regular office hours resuming on Jan. 2.

Human Services

Human Services Reception, Employment Resource Centres, Rent Supplement offices, Peel Access to Housing, Service Access, Ontario Works, and Peel Living offices will be closed Dec. 25 – Jan. 1, reopening on Jan. 2. Peel Living tenants can call the 24 Hour request line at 905-790-7335 to report any maintenance issues.

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)

PAMA will close early (4 p.m.) on Dec. 31. PAMA will be closed Dec. 24 – 26 and Jan. 1. Visit pama.peelregion.ca for information on programs and exhibitions.

Emergency Contacts

Emergency homeless shelters will remain open. You can contact them by phone or by using the online Find a Shelter tool. For emergencies related to food, medication or personal support, call the Region of Peel at 905-791-7800.

About the Region of Peel

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 163,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel’s services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.


Media Contacts:

Neha Maria
Communications Coordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 8061

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



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