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News release: February 9, 2021

Family Day holiday service hours at the Region of Peel

Brampton, ON (February 9, 2021) – Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed for the Family Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

As the Region of Peel continues to support efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, certain regional facilities and services remain affected until further notice. Peel’s case counts remain high and our test positivity is the highest in Ontario. We must stop the spread of the virus by staying at home as much as possible. For family and friends who live outside your home, take lots of photos and arrange virtual calls to stay connected and maintain physical distance. Only socialize with your immediate household and essential supports.

List of affected services

Service area Services not available Service resumes
Access Peel Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Early Years and Child Care Services Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Healthy Sexuality Clinic (Fairview - Mississauga) Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Healthy Sexuality Clinic (Meadowvale, Malton, Brampton) Closed due to COVID
Family Health Call Centre Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Dental Services Contact Centre Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Dental Health Clinics Closed due to COVID
Baby Feeding Clinics Closed due to COVID
Needle Exchange Program – Mobile Van Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Peel Living Office Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16
Ontario Works in Peel Monday, February 15 Tuesday, February 16

Residents are advised that there will be no waste collection on Monday, Feb. 15 due to the holiday. Waste collection will be one day later that week. Check your collection calendar to find out your collection date or sign up to receive free waste collection reminders.

All Community Recycling Centres will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15 and will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) Mobile Van will not operate on Monday, Feb. 15 and will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Harm reduction supplies are available during regular operating hours at the Fairview clinic.

Healthy Sexuality Clinic services are by appointment only at the Fairview clinic at 325 Central Parkway West, Mississauga, by calling 905-270-0587. No appointment is needed for birth control pick-up or harm reduction supply pick-up.

For more information on Public Health Services and Clinics, visit peelregion.ca/public-health.

TransHelp – All trips for Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14.

On Feb. 15 (Family Day):

Call TransHelp at 905-791-1015 with any questions.

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is temporarily closed due to COVID-19. However, families can participate virtually in special Family Day weekend activities including a downloadable game kit to build a family escape room, PAMA@Home activities and a special family trivia! You can also take a tour of our virtual exhibitions or go behind the scenes. Visit pama.peelregion.ca for more information.

Emergency shelter, food, medication or personal support

For urgent homelessness supports, including food, supplies, referrals and shelter, call the Street Helpline 24/7 at 1-877-848-8481. For information on emergency shelter, visit the emergency shelter web page, or call the Region of Peel at 905-450-1996.

Ontario Works

To apply for financial assistance, call 905-793-9200 if you live in Brampton or Mississauga or toll free 1-800-327-5379 if you live in Caledon. To apply online, visit peelregion.ca/help/ontario-works .

Maintenance Requests

For Peel Living maintenance requests, contact the 24-hour request line at 905-790-7335.

Media contacts

Haide Hall
Communication Coordinator
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 4152

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.