• Brampton Office

    The Honourable William G. Davis Centre for Families
    60 West Drive, Suite 201, Brampton, ON L6T 3T6

    • 905.450.1608
    • info@cfspd.com
    • Clinic Hours, Thurs. 12:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mississauga Office

    The Emerald Centre (HWY 10 - 1 block North of 403)
    10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Unit 400, Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6

    • 905.450.1608
    • info@cfspd.com
    • Clinic Hours, Thurs. 12:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Orangeville Office

    Dufferin Child and Family Services
    655 Riddell Road, Orangeville, ON, L9W 4Z5

    • 905.450.1608
    • info@cfspd.com
  • Caledon Office

    18 King Street East, Unit D8,
    Bolton, ON L7E 1E8

    • 905.450.1608
    • info@cfspd.com

The Community We Serve

Statistics Canada’s 2016 census data showed that the municipalities of Peel (Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon) are continuing to grow. The population of Peel grew from 1.2 million in 2011 to 1.4 million people in 2016: about 6.5% growth. Dufferin county’s population grew by about 8% in the same time, to 61,735. (Statistics Canada 2016 Census Data)

Catholic Family Services Peel Dufferin served 24,508 people in 2008/2009 through counselling programs, community outreach and education events, Parish Social Ministry, crisis support, information requests, and referrals.

Diversity

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:

  • 9.5% of Ontario’s immigrant population lives in Peel
  • 58.6% of Peel’s total population is comprised of immigrants. Peel’s immigration population grew by 32.1% between 2001 to 2006 compared to 12.25% for Ontario
  • 10.4% of Ontario’s visible minority population lives in Peel
  • Visible minorities represent 50% of the population in Peel
  • Over 93 different ethnic groups in Peel
  • Over 60 different languages spoken by residents of Peel
  • At least 67 different mother tongues
  • Top languages (exclusive of English and French): Punjabi, Chinese, Urdu, Polish, Spanish, Tagalog, Portuguese, Tamil, Arabic
  • Approximately 15% of the Peel population is non-Christian (Eastern Religions) (Source: Stats Canada 2001)
  • 57% of the clients served by Catholic Family Services claimed an ethnicity other than Canadian
  • 45% of the clients served by Catholic Family Services are Catholic, while 44% are non-Catholic and 11% are undetermined

Income

  • 30,000 Peel families are low income earners ($32,000 or less)
  • Average Peel family income is $87,765
  • 56% of the clients served by Catholic Family Services earn a family income of $30,000 or less, while 69% earned a family income of $40,000 or less