Navigating Halton Region

Many services and support systems we enjoy as residents are under the umbrella of Halton Region, but it isn't always easy to know which services are supplied by the Town of Oakville and which are the responsibility of the Region. The information below is meant to help you find answers.
  • Regional Construction
    Many of roads in Oakville are classified as Regional Roads. Likewise things such as wastewater, drinking water and waste management are Region of Halton initiatives. The link below will take you to the area within the Region's website that list current active construction projects in Oakville.
  • Garbage Collection
    This handy page will not only give you correct information on your pick-up days for waste, compost and recycling, it will help you identify what you can dispose of and where.
  • Basement Flooding
    Halton Region and communities across the country are adapting to the effects of climate change, including more frequent and severe wet weather. You'll find help and information with this link.
  • Downspout Disconnection Subsidy
    Downspouts that are directly connected to the sanity sewer system (in the ground) can be a contributor to basement flooding during heavy rainfall. This is most often found in older homes. There's assistance available to disconnect your downspout. Check here for information.
  • Housing
    This page provides information on access to affordable market housing, subsidized housing (rent-geared-to-income), housing with supports, an emergency shelter program, as well as one-time financial assistance for low income individuals and families that are experiencing difficulty with housing costs. You can search or post rental housing information, get information on property tax assessments, access assistance in understanding your water bill, and more.
  • Community Housing
    Halton Community Housing Corporation (HCHC) owns and operates 27 communities within Halton Region, providing housing to families and seniors. Communities include townhouses, apartments as well as single and semi-detached dwellings. Applicants are selected from the Halton Access to Community Housing (HATCH) rent-geared-to-income (RGI) waiting list. Market rent units are also available within HCHC communities. Visit this page for additional information and links to programs .
  • Social Assistance
    If you need financial assistance there is help. Halton Region offers a number of programs to individuals and families that require support. Visit this portal for information.
  • Seniors
    Halton Region provides a number of services for seniors and older adults. Here, you'll find host of information on everything from housing and health care to fall prevention, Meals on Wheels and tips on staying active.
  • Paramedics
    Halton Region’s Paramedic Services operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Primary Care Paramedics and Advanced Care. This page will give you access to additional information on How to Call an Ambulance, training videos on CPR, social media connections and more.
  • Vaccinations
    Immunizations protect you and those around you against disease. Here you will find easy access to valuable information and services such as Fact Sheets, a downloadable app to easily report immunizations and request immunization records from your Apple or Android, information on community immunization clinics, etc.
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A wide variety of additional information is available at the Halton Region website: You can also connect with Halton Region via telephone at 311 or 905-825-6000 to access a customer service representative.