Apply for fee assistance or subsidy

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The City offers fee assistance and financial subsidies for people living on a low income.

  • Affordable bus pass: The affordable bus pass was created to offer transportation at an affordable cost for anyone living on a low income in Guelph.
  • Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR): The Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR) program offers fee assistance to adults and seniors needing financial assistance to access recreation programs offered by the City.
  • Animal / pet licensing: The City offers an animal licence subsidy to owners of cats and dogs. All subsidized animal licences must be purchased at City Hall.

How to apply

Apply for a fee subsidy

Download and complete the subsidy application form and bring it to one of the locations listed below. Printed application forms are available at:

Subsidy programs rely on income information to determine your eligibility. Youth, adults and seniors can apply at any time throughout the year and must re-apply each year.


Appeal a fee subsidy decision