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Winter housing and homeless support

Together with our partners we’re offering help to our vulnerable communities during the colder months

In Peel there are many programs available to support housing, shelter and fundamental needs.

Street Helpline


Offering 24/7 support for urgent homelessness needs, food, shelter access, referrals and more. The Street Helpline connects to our mobile Street Outreach team who can often come to your location to help. If you’re in crisis or face an urgent need, call us.

Shelter Intake Line

Call 1-877-848-8481

We can help you find the best option in any Peel shelter, including in adult, youth and family shelters.

Out of the Cold Program at St. Leonard’s Place Peel

1105 Queen St E, Brampton

An emergency shelter for men aged 18+ experiencing homelessness. The program runs until March 2021 between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Services include:

Regeneration Meal Program and Supports

156 Main St N, Brampton

Facilities and food for people in need, including:

Holiday hours: December 21 to January 1, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Hours (after January 2):

Open Window Hub Drop-In and Meal Program

Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Mississauga

The City of Mississauga’s Central Library offers support to at-risk and homeless people, including referrals for mental health or addictions treatment, housing and employment services.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, box lunches, personal hygiene kits and items such as socks, gloves and hats are provided as needed.

Hot “grab and go” lunches are available Tuesdays at 12 p.m.

Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Warming centre program - West Edge in from the cold

West Edge Community Church, 157 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga

City of Mississauga Shower Program

Free shower facilities are available Monday to Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the following locations:

Learn more at

Mental health support