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News release: December 22, 2020

Winter support services available for people experiencing homelessness

Brampton, ON. (December 22, 2020) – The Region of Peel and our partners provide several programs to keep vulnerable residents safe, warm and sheltered.

Street Helpline – 1-877-848-8481
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 – 905-450-1996
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 – 416-500-7274
An emergency shelter for men aged 18+ experiencing homelessness. The program runs until March 2021 between 7 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.

After January 2
Monday to Friday 7a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturdays 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Sundays 7 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

City of Mississauga Shower Program
Free shower facilities are available Monday to Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:

COVID-19 Isolation and Recovery Centre – 905-799-7700 (905-584-2216 in Caledon)
Recovery facilities are available for residents infected with COVID-19. These private units are available for people aged 16+ who do not have a safe place to stay during their recovery. Learn more at peelregion.ca/coronavirus/self-isolation/

Additional information:

Media contacts

Lesley Hudson
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-867-8072

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 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 @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.