COVID-19: latest updates on the City’s response and service impacts

Starting September 22, you’ll need proof of COVID-19 vaccination to access some indoor facilities

Help for the homeless

See the services available to support at-risk individuals and the homeless in Mississauga, including free hot meals and shower access, and the Region of Peel Street Helpline.


You can use the showers at the following recreation locations in the city:

Individuals can obtain a no cost Shower Access Pass at the reception desk during daily operating hours. Daily operating hours will vary by location and subject to change due based on status of re-opening of City facilities. Check the links above or contact the facility for details.

Resources and information

Mississauga Library’s Open Window Hub is a resource and information centre designed to support and empower individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or mental health issues, or both, within the City of Mississauga

The Open Window Hub is available at:

Hot meals

Hot grab-and-go meals are offered at the Open Window Hub now located at Civic Centre C Cafe on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday starting at 12 p.m.


Whether you’re in need or worried about someone, call the Region of Peel Street Helpline at 1-877-848-8481. The helpline is available 24 hours a day to support the homeless.

Other Resources

Food Banks: Call 211 or Region of Peel at 905-971-7800 or visit There are programs that distribute free groceries or vouchers to eligible individuals and families on low incomes.

Region of Peel: Call 905-791-7800 or toll free: 1-888-919-7800 or visit for homeless or at-risk of homelessness support. Services include emergency and transitional shelters, street outreach, support series and help to find permanent housing.

Transitional housing: Call Services and Housing in the Province (SHIP) at 905-795-8742 for transitional housing support. Transitional housing is a temporary, supportive type of housing. It offers structure, supervision, support and life skills to help people go from homelessness to permanent housing.

Mental health supports:

  • Distress Centre Peel at 905-278-7208
  • Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868
  • Mental Health Mobile Crisis Centre of Peel at 905-278-9036
  • Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700
  • Youth Mental Health Crisis Response Service at 416-410-8615

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