​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A Safe, Inclusive & Welcoming Downtown for All​​

The Welcoming Streets Pilot program supports the downtown community in creating a safer space for all. Working with businesses, residents and vulnerable people in Downtown Brampton, the Welcoming Streets Leaders will provide support in situations that do not require police intervention and engage with members of the community to ensure they are connected with the services they need.​​​​​​​​​​​​​


​Meet our Welcoming Streets Leaders:


Adedotun Olanrewaju
Mon-Wed, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Bernadeth Donato
Mon-Wed, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Jude Emu
Wed-Fri, 11:30am - 8:30pm

Khimani Williams
Wed-Fri, 11:30am -​ 8:30pm

Contact the Welcoming Streets leaders for:

  • Client de-escalation/in distress
  • Client support/referrals
  • Resources for businesses
  • Client safety concerns (drug/alcohol use/fear of overdose)
  • Client sleeping on your property
Email: welcomingstreets@brampton.ca​​


In June 2021, the Region of Peel app​roved $250,000 in funding for a 12 month Welcoming Streets pilot program for Downtown Brampton. The pilot program launched in February 2022.​​​​​​