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News release: April 28, 2023

Peel Region announces Jabari Lindsay as Director, Income and Social Supports

Brampton, ON (April 28, 2023) – Peel Region announces the hiring of Jabari Lindsay as the next Director of Income and Social Supports. Jabari will be transitioning to the role on May 9, 2023.

Jabari joins Peel Region from the City of Toronto bringing over 14 years of municipal experience and holding a variety of progressive roles including the Director, Employment and Social Services. As the Manager, Youth Development, Jabari worked on the development of the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES) which was unanimously adopted by the City of Toronto as a five-year strategy to provide more accessible and relevant supports to youth who are most vulnerable to involvement in serious crime and violence.

Jabari has spent the majority of his career focusing on the delivery and management of social assistance programs and developing relationships with key community service providers and stakeholders. He has proven himself as a strong strategic leader with a commitment to this area. Jabari is passionate and dedicated to providing overall delivery of income and social supports to the community and residents of Peel.

Jabari holds his Master's in Public Policy, Administration and Law from York University and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Ryerson. Learn more about him here.

On behalf of Peel Region, I am so pleased to welcome Jabari into this Director role. He comes to us with a wealth of experience in this sector, making him an excellent fit to serve Peel Region’s most vulnerable residents.

Sean Baird, Peel Region Commissioner of Human Services

Media contact

Renee Wilson
Manager (Acting), Human Services Communications
Region of Peel

About Peel's transition

The Ontario government announced the dissolution of Peel Region and the establishment of a Transition Board (TB) as part of Bill 112. The Transition Board was appointed to provide recommendations to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on a range of restructuring matters related to the dissolution of Peel Region to make Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon independent municipalities by January 1, 2025.

To learn about the Transition Board, how it will make these recommendations, and to provide feedback to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, visit Ontario's Peel Region Transition Board website.

During our transition, Peel remains committed to providing services to residents and businesses. For information about our transition, visit Peel's transition website.

About Peel Region

Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 200,000 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 and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram