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Get help paying for past-due bills or rent

You may be able to get one-time financial help to pay your past-due utility, rent or mortgage bills.

This help is available one-time only to avoid having your utilities disconnected or being evicted from your home.

Check your eligibility

You can apply if you live in Peel and you have received:

Apply online: a two-step process

Step One – When you apply from the link below, you will be asked to create a Region of Peel account. Follow the instructions provided. If you already have an account, you will be asked to log in to your account.

Once you log in, you will get an email message with a link to complete step 2.

Step Two – After you receive your email notice, log in to the link shown in the email to apply for this service (pay your past-due bills).

Apply Online

You will be contacted within 4 business days for further information and to discuss your situation.

If you are not eligible, you will receive a letter in the mail.

If you can't apply online, you can call us to complete an application over the phone at 905-793-9200 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

If you have trouble paying bills on an ongoing basis, you may need to consider other options to lower your monthly bills or rent. You can also apply for financial help from Ontario Works.

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