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News Release: March 26, 2018

Easter Holiday Service Hours at the Region of Peel

BRAMPTON, ON (March 26, 2018)Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed on March 30 for Good Friday. Some Regional offices will remain closed on Easter Monday, April 2.

Residents are advised that there are no changes to waste collection on the Good Friday holiday in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Check peelregion.ca/waste – "when does it go" – for your collection date. 

All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) are closed Friday, March 30 and Sunday, April 1. They are open on Saturday, March 31 and return to regular hours of operation on Monday, April 2 with the exception of the Bolton location, which re-opens on Tuesday, April 3.

Human Services Reception, Employment Resource Centres, Peel Access to Housing, Service Access and Ontario Works will be closed Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2, reopening on Tuesday, April 3. Peel Living and Rent Supplement offices will be closed on Friday, March 30.  For emergencies related to food, emergency shelter, medication or personal support, call the Region of Peel at 905-791-7800.  For Peel Living maintenance requests, contact the 24-hour request line at 905-790-7335.

The Family Health Call Centre will be closed on Friday, March 30. Regular services resume Monday, April 2. Call 905-799-7700 to speak with a Public Health Nurse regarding pregnancy, parenting, breastfeeding and for information on our programs and services. Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216.

Healthy Sexuality Clinics will be closed on Friday March 30. On Monday, April 2, Brampton and Malton Clinics will be closed; Fairview and Meadowvale Clinics will be open; however, there will be no sexual health clinic services available except for needle exchange.  All clinics will resume regular services and hours of operation on Tuesday, April 3.

The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) will be closed on Friday, March 30.

All Breastfeeding Clinic Services will be closed on Friday, March 30. On Monday, April 2, Breastfeeding clinic services will be available at the Meadowvale location only. To book an appointment call 905-799-7700, or walk-in for services from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  All clinics will resume regular hours of operation on Tuesday, April 3.

All Dental Services are closed on Friday, March 30 and reopen on Monday, April 2.

TransHelp service hours on Good Friday will be from 6 a.m. – 1 a.m. All trips for March 30 and 31 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 29. The TransHelp office will be closed on Friday, March 30 with regular office hours resuming on Monday, April 2.

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) will be closed on Friday, March 30 and open on Sunday, April 1 from 1 – 5 p.m. and Monday, April 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  PAMA is offering a special Easter drop-in activity (Pysanka Egg Decorating) on Monday, April 2 from 10: 30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 905-791-4055 or visit pama.peelregion.ca

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:

Haide Hall
Communications Co-ordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4152