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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
Download and complete the subsidy application form and bring it to one of the locations listed below. Printed application forms are available at:
- City Hall, Service Guelph, 1 Carden Street
- Evergreen Seniors Centre, 683 Woolwich Street
- West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road South
- Guelph Transit, 170 Watson Road South
- Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Road North
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.