Family Support Services
Do your children want to play a sport?
Participate in a recreation activity?
Are the registration fees getting in the way?
The Canadian Tire Foundation for Families has launched the JumpStart program to give children from families who require financial assistance the opportunity to participate in sports and recreation activities. Money is available for children 5-18 years to register in up to 2 experiences per year,one in spring/summer and one in fall/winter.
- Download the Jump Start Application Form
- 2 Volunteer Positions Available for the Halton Hills Chapter of Canadian Tire JumpStart
- To Make a donation to help more children play
- Visit the Halton Hills Jumpstart Chapter website
For information, or to make a donation, please contact:
Halton Hills Canadian Tire Jumpstart Chapter at 905-877-5289, ext 555
Region of Halton Financial Services:
The Region of Halton Social and Community Services provides financial assistance to qualifying families who have children 0-18 years of age. To inquire about what assistance is available, please call 1-866-442-5866 and ask to speak to an Intake Worker.
If you already are a client of the Region of Halton's Ontario Works, Child Care Subsidy or Healthy Babies, Healthy Children programs, assistance is also available to attend recreation activities offered by Town of Halton Hills Recreation & Parks. In some cases, transportation and equipment costs may be supplemented. If you would like your child to attend Recreation & Parks programs for recreational or childcare purposes, please call your support worker at 1-866-442-5866 to receive a Recreational Referral Form to submit to Recreation and Parks.
Halton Hills Recreation and Parks Assistance:
Residents unable to pay the regular Recreation & Parks program fees and who do not qualify for financial assistance through the Region of Halton may qualify for department assistance as follows:
- Upon department approval, post-dated cheques may be accepted for registered programs and memberships.
- A maximum 50% fee discount on program fees.
- Seniors receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement are eligible for a 50% program/membership fee discount.
- Registrations must be submitted by mail, drop off or fax. (Reg-e or Tele-Reg not accepted)
Please direct inquiries to:
Manager of Recreation Services at
905-873-2601 Ext. 2263.
Special Needs and Health Conditions:
We ask for your help in letting us know of a participant's special need or health condition well before the program start date. Please fill out the appropriate information while registering and contact us or call 905-873-2601, ext. 2275 to discuss how best we can provide the support you need.
For children and youth participants with a diagnosed developmental and/or physical disability, one to one support is available through our successful partnership with Reach for the Rainbow. As one-to-one support space is limited please register as soon as possible to ensure the most successful program experience for your child.