Welcoming Streets Pilot - Downtown Brampton

Downtown Brampton

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 




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


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