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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
A New Leaf Counselling
(HAM3404)
Thorold 60 Albert St W
Thorold ON L2V 2G7
905-964-1515
Personal counselling, consulting, coaching & training, with or without autism or aspergers.
Christian counselling also available.
Hours vary
Hamilton, Niagara Region, Brantford Eligibility

All ages

Application

Contact for appointment

AbleLiving Services
(HAM0430)
Hamilton Mountain West 125 Redfern Avenue
Hamilton ON L9C 7W9
905-527-7949
Provides client-centred support services to adults with long term physical disabilities.
Services include:
Community Services
Pools Services
Respite
Supportive Housing
Shared Living
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm * Answering service is 24/7
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Peel Region Eligibility

Individuals with long-term physical disabilities.

Application

Access AbleLiving client application form online.

AbleLiving Services, Community Support Services, Attendant Outreach Program
(HAM2076)
Binbrook 2080 Trinity Church Rd RR 1
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-527-7949 and 905-692-4465
Provides pre-scheduled attendant services, to people with permanent physical disabilities, in their own homes, in Hamilton, on a long-term contractual basis, up to a maximum of three hours of service per day, seven days a week.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Binbrook Eligibility

Adults with permanent physical disabilities.

Application

Application forms are available online. * Applications can be submitted through the website, fax or email.

AbleLiving Services, Shared Living, Mistywood Project
(HAM1680)
Stoney Creek - Upper 34 Mistywood Dr Unit 63
Stoney Creek ON L8J 2P8
905-527-7949 * 905-573-9626
A supportive housing project which provides an opportunity for adults with a physical disability to live in a geared-to-income, fully accessible townhouse and to access up to 12 hours per week of essential non-medical attendant and life skill support services.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (24 hour answering service)
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Applicants must have a physical disability or traumatic brain injury, be willing and able to direct their services, have their other needs met within the community's existing health care system.

Application

Contact agency

AbleLiving Services, Supportive Housing, Binbrook Project
(HAM0728)
Binbrook 2080 Trinity Church Rd RR 1
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-527-7949
Provides essential, non-medical, personal support services on a long term basis, to persons with physical disabilities or brain injury, which prevents them from carrying out activities of daily living unaided.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (24 hour answering service)
Hamilton (City of), Binbrook Eligibility

Adults with severe physical disabilities.

Application

Contact for information

AbleLiving Services, Supportive Housing, Queenston Heights Project
(HAM0201)
Stoney Creek - Lower 971 Queenston Rd E
Stoney Creek ON L8G 1B8
905-664-1680
Provides an opportunity for adults with a physical disability to live in a geared-to-income, fully accessible, one bedroom apartment. Access to essential non-medical 24 hour attendant and life skill support services.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

* Applicants must have a physical disability or traumatic brain injury. * Applicants must be willing and able to direct their services. * Applicants must have their other needs met within the community's existing health care system.

Application

Application forms are available online. * Applications can be submitted through the website, fax or email.

AbleLiving Services, Supportive Housing, York Project
(HAM0768)
Hamilton Central 405 York Blvd Suite 606
Hamilton ON L8R 3M4
905-527-7949 and 905-528-0455
Essential, non-medical attendant and life skill support services provided to adults with permanent physical disabilities, or brain injury, living in their own apartment within the building.
Support is provided on a contracted basis.
Tenants lease their unit from the building’s landlord.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a permanent physical disability, or brain injury, who are able to direct their support services. Clients must have their other needs met within the community's health care system.

Application

Application forms are available online. * Applications can be submitted through the website, fax or email.

AboutFace
(HAM2510)
Toronto Downtown 1057 Steeles Ave SW
Toronto ON M2R 3X1
416-597-2229 ext 21
1-800-665-3223 ext 21
Canadian charitable organization working to provide information services, emotional support and educational programs for children and adults with facial difference and their families.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Canada Eligibility

Any person living with or working in the field of facial disfigurement

Application

Contact for information

Access to Housing
(HAM1063)
Hamilton East 499 King St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1E1
905-524-2228
The point of access for subsidized housing (rent-geared-to-income) in Hamilton. Helps with the application process and maintains the central waiting list for subsidized housing available from social housing providers.
which is based on 30% of a household’s gross monthly income or if the household is receiving assistance from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program, a social assistance rent scale is applied. Additional charges may apply depending on the building (i.e. parking/ utilities).
ATH is not a landlord and does not offer housing to applicants.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Able to live independently * Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or refugee claimant (each member of household) * no disqualifying order under Immigration Act * no arrears owed to an Ontario social housing provider for rent or damage * any owned residential property sold within 180 days of receiving assistance

Application

Forms and building selection list available online

Adult Basic Education Association of Hamilton
(HAM6353)
Hamilton Central 77 James St N Unit 117
Hamilton ON L8R 2K3
905-527-2222
Central referral agency for adult education and upgrading.
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults and interested agencies

Application

Contact for information

Adult Basic Education Association of Hamilton, Literacy and Basic Skills
(HAM1802)
Hamilton Central 77 James St N Unit 117
Hamilton ON L8R 2K3
905-527-2222
Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills * helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Ontario residents 19 years and older, with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum * must have facility in English

Application

Call to arrange interview

Affiliated Services for Children and Youth
(HAM3667)
Hamilton Mountain West 526 Upper Paradise Rd Unit A
Hamilton ON L9C 5E3
905-574-6876
1-800-879-2492
Fosters linkages and facilitates projects and community initiatives in the early years sector (ages 0 to 12) at the local, provincial, and national level. Services offered include on-site training, on-site visits to early years programs, e-learning, consultations and mentoring, and a professional resource library.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Library hours varied
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Professionals who require resources for children age 0-12

Application

Contact for information

Affiliated Services for Children and Youth, Professional Resource Library
(HAM1452)
Hamilton Mountain West 526 Upper Paradise Rd Unit A
Hamilton ON L9C 5E3
905-574-6017 Ext 222
Designed to offer educational resources such as educational toys, reference materials, books, dvd's and onsite equipment to all those interested in the healthy development and education of children and youth.
Tue 10 am-9 pm * Wed, Thu 12 noon-9 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Sat 9 am-2 pm except during holiday weekends
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Application

By membership or day pass only, contact agency

Al-Anon Family Groups and Alateen, Hamilton and Burlington Area Meetings
(HAM0032)
Hamilton (City of)
24-hour line 905-522-1733
1-888-425-2666
Free, confidential, and anonymous fellowship for families and friends of problem drinkers.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Waterdown, Burlington Eligibility

Open to all that been affected by a problem with alcohol in a family member or friend

Application

Contact for information

Alcoholics Anonymous, Hamilton Area
(HAM0033)
Hamilton East 627 Main St E Suite 205
Hamilton ON L8M 1J5
905-522-8399
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; the organization is self-supporting through members' own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution; it does not wish to engage in any controversy, and neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Its members' primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Central Office: Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm * Help Line: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

People of any age who want to address a drinking problem

Application

Contact agency or attend a local meeting

Alternatives for Youth (AY)
(HAM0002)
Hamilton Central 38 James St S 2nd Fl
Hamilton ON L8P 4W6
905-527-4469
A variety of services are available for youth who are experiencing difficulties related to substance use/abuse and support for families or caregivers.
Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue, Wed 8:30 am-8 pm * Intake Worker: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Youth and young adults

Application

Contact for information

Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Cultural Diversity
(HAM0914)
Hamilton Mountain East 1575 Upper Ottawa St Ste 700
Hamilton ON L8W 3E2
905-529-7030
1-888-343-1017
Provides information, supportive counselling, and education to individuals with dementia, and their family members. Available in other languages, trained volunteer able to provide interpretation if required.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Brant County, Haldimand County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Any person with memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, or family members or friends concerned for, or caring for, a person with memory loss.

Application

Contact for information

Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Support Services
(HAM2550)
Hamilton Mountain East 1575 Upper Ottawa St Ste 700
Hamilton ON L8W 3E2
905-529-7030
1-888-343-1017
Programs, services, education and on-going support for individuals with dementia, as well as, support for family members. Information, education and consultation services to community organizations and local health care agencies is also provided.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Brant County, Haldimand County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their family members

Application

Contact for information

Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Support Services, Family Support Groups, Upper Ottawa Street Location
(HAM6349)
Hamilton Mountain East 1575 Upper Ottawa St Ste 700
Hamilton ON L8W 3E2
905-529-7030
1-888-343-1017
A series of group-format support programs that help family, caregivers, and individuals with memory loss cope with progressive cognitive deficits, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. Different groups are offered that focus on topics like coping with responsive behaviours, understanding specific diseases, caring for a parent, grief and loss, and long-term care.
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Any individual with Alzheimer's disease, or another dementia, and their families and caregivers.

Application

Contact for information

Ancaster Community Services, Ancaster Meals on Wheels
(HAM0039)
Ancaster 300 Wilson St E Lower Level
Ancaster ON L9G 2B9
905-648-6675
Hot noon meals are provided for elderly, convalescent, disabled persons, or any person in need of a meal and unable to provide for themselves.
*24 hours notice required to initiate or cancel.
Delivery Mon-Fri 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Ancaster Eligibility

People who are elderly, disabled, or are temporarily confined to home.

Application

Contact for information

Ancaster Saddle Club
(HAM2335)
Ancaster 630 Trinity Rd RR 1
Jerseyville ON L0R 1T0
905-920-5423
A non-profit organization offers equestrian competitors an opportunity to develop their skills in horsemanship and sportsmanship in a fun, family-oriented environment.
Horse shows once a month from May-Sep
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Lead Line Riders - ages 3 through 8 Youth Classes - 18 and under Open Classes - over 18 years

Application

Contact for information

Anderson Speech Consultants, Speak and Ride, Speech and Language Therapy Day Camp Programs
(HAM6120)
Oakville 2483 Burnamthorpe Rd. Rd W
Oakville ON L6M 4H1
905-639-9219
A unique summer program that combines horseback riding with intensive speech-language therapy in a country stable setting.
Office: Mon-Thu 10 am-3 pm * Mon-Fri am-4 pm * Extended Care may be available * Call for details
Hamilton (City of), Peel Region, Halton Region, Durham Region, York Region Application

Registration is required

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, 2347 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
(HAM3368)
Hamilton Central 200 James St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2L1
905-527-2742
Army Cadets is a free program for young men and women that focuses on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles by providing the opportunity to test their limits through participation in challenging and exciting outdoor adventure activities.
Parade Night: Wed 6:30 pm-9:15 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Must provide a copy of birth certificate or landed immigrant status and health card at time of enrollment. Parents and/or Guardians must provide signature. MUST BE 12 YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENROLLMENT

Application

Application in person Mon and Wed 6:30 pm to 9 pm Sep through Jun.

Art Forms Youth Art Studio
(HAM3502)
Hamilton Central 126 James St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2K6
905-978-3676
Provides Hamilton youth on the fringe build community and skills through the arts. Working with award winning Hamilton artists, youth explore a full array of creative pursuits which promote self-discovery, leadership development, and an activated dialogue with the city at large.
7 pm-10 pm or call to make an appointment * Recreate, Mon 12:30 pm-3 pm, Tues 7 pm-9 pm, Thurs 4 pm- 6pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Contact for information

Assaulted Women's Helpline
(HAM6232)
Toronto Downtown
416-863-0511 * Mobile: #7233 (#SAFE)
1-866-863-0511
* Anonymous, confidential 24 hour crisis line for abused women
* Provision of emotional support and referral to emergency shelters, legal services, counsellors and community services
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Ontario Eligibility

Abused and/or assaulted women

Application

Contact for information

Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario, Régionale Hamilton
(HAM4973)
Hamilton East 302 Cumberland Ave
Hamilton ON L8M 2A1
905-540-1300
Strives for the visibility, development and fulfillment of Franco-Ontarians in the area by working together with local organizations.
Mon-Fri 10 am-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Waterloo Region, Wellington County, Haldimand County, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Francophones.

Application

Contact for information

Autism Assistance Program
(CCH0727)
Hamilton
Provides in home support, up to 2-3 hours per week for families of children with Autism. * Agency recruits and provides volunteers with CBI and ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) therapy training.
Hours vary. Please email for details.
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Serving children and youth 4-14 yrs. * Volunteers 18 yrs and up.

Application

Contact for information

Autism Ontario
(HAM1488)
Toronto Downtown 1179 King St W Ste 004
Toronto ON M6K 3C5
416-246-9592
1-800-472-7789
The leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community.
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact agency

Autism Ontario, ABACUS - Help For Parents
(HAM2796)
Toronto Downtown 1179A King St W Ste 4
Toronto ON M6K 3C5
1-800-472-7789
A web based resource which provides information to the community on Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Ontario.
Contains a searchable database of ABA related service providers and is produced with support from the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services and managed by Autism Ontario.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Ontario Eligibility

Ontario parents of children with ASD * Service providers who list themselves and their qualifications to provide ABA for children and adults with ASD in Ontario

Application

No application required

Autism Ontario, CALYPSO Camp Selection Resource Guide
(HAM3377)
Toronto Downtown
416-246-9592 ext 232
A specialized resource designed to help parents, caregivers, and the general community locate camps and camp programs for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Ontario.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Ontario, Hamilton (City of) Application

Calypso Six Steps Guide

Autism Ontario, Hamilton Chapter
(HAM0447)
Hamilton East 533 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1H9
905-528-8476
Promotes public and professional awareness and understanding of autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Provides information, referral, and resource materials to parents, professionals, and the public. Holds monthly support groups that provide support to people with autism, autism spectrum disorders, and pervasive developmental disorders and their families.
Typically Tue, Thu 10 am-3 pm unless otherwise noted
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their family members * community partners

Application

Contact for information

Autism Ontario, Hamilton Chapter, Potential Programme
(HAM1546)
Hamilton East - Central Section 533 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1H9
905-528-8476
Directly support families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through the support of a clinical professionals. Support includes consultation and referral, organization of social learning opportunities for individuals and families, and facilitation of professionals to speak locally on topics related to ASD. A program of Autism Ontario offered in partnership with the Ministry of Child and Youth Services and the Hamilton chapter.
Tue, Thu 10 am-3 pm * appointments also available in the evening and at other times of the day
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

families with children 18 years and under * community events are usually open to individuals of all ages

Application

Contact by email or telephone to arrange appointment

Autism/PDD Family Alliance, Cooking with Autism
(HAM1447)
Dundas 94 Sydenham St
Dundas ON L9H 2V3
Offers cooking classes for high-functioning individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Cooking classes operate in 8-week terms during fall, winter, and spring. Classes are typically 2 hours and held late Friday afternoon and early evening. Publishes "Coach in the Kitchen", a specially-designed instructional cookbook, available online at www.cookingwithautism.com.
Varies by class
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Niagara Region Eligibility

Cooking school students: literacy, a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, and non-aggressive behaviour

Application

Complete an intake form to apply to cooking school

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch
(HAM2593)
Hamilton Central 131 John St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2C3
905-521-0090
A non-profit community mental health agency which provides services to adults with serious mental illness.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Contact for information

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Community Enrichment Services
(HAM0101)
Hamilton Central 131 John St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2C3
905-521-0090
A community-based program offering counselling and case management services to individuals with serious mental illness. Social work staff assess mental status, needs, and abilities to assist individuals in developing a plan and setting realistic goals. Skills training, referrals to community resources, and advocacy are provided when necessary.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

a diagnosis of a serious mental illness * reside in the City of Hamilton * have medical support (i.e. family physician or psychiatrist) * individuals with a history of drug/alcohol abuse must be involved in a recognized treatment program

Application

Referral through IntAc at 905-528-0683

Legal Aid Ontario, Duty Counsel, Family Law Information Centre
(HAM5771)
Hamilton Central 55 Main St W
Hamilton ON L8P 1H4
905-645-5252 ext 2516 To report suspected fraud or wrong-doing, contact LAO’s Ethics Hotline at: Toll-free: 1-877-312-7753
1-800-668-8258 toll-free (or 416-979-1446 in Toronto)
The Family Advice Duty Counsel is a service run out of the Family Law Information Centre. The program gives advice and assistance on family law matters for people who are not in court the day they attend the centre . The counsel can provide limited general advice to everyone, and if the person meets the financial guidelines set by Legal Aid Ontario, they may be able to assist further.
Mon-Fri 9 am-12:30 pm, 1:30 pm-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Legal advice on family law matters only.

Application

Contact for information

Legal Aid Ontario, Hamilton-Kitchener District Office
(HAM0411)
Hamilton Central 110 King St W Ste 780
Hamilton ON L8P 4S6
905-528-0134
1-877-449-4003
A publically funded agency of the Government of Ontario which provides a continuum of high quality services to low income Ontarians in the areas of criminal law, family, child protection law, refugee law and mental health law. Services includes web-based materials, telephone advice service, in-court duty counsel and advice service, staff lawyer service and certificate coverage. The large majority of lawyers in Hamilton accept Legal Aid Certificates.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-3 pm
Hamilton (City of), Brant County, Norfolk County, Haldimand County Eligibility

Depending upon the service, clients must meet a financial and legal eligibility test

Application

Attend the Legal Aid office in person or telephone and staff will assist in determining whether the type of problem is covered by legal aid * Applications will not be completed until all financial information is received (i.e. cheque stubs; an up-to-date bank book(s) or statements; a receipt for rent etc.

Ontario Association of Social Workers, Hamilton District Branch
(HAM3520)
Hamilton (City of)
905-974-1721
A voluntary, non-profit, bilingual membership association for social workers. Provides information and services on current social worker issues.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Registered Social Workers

Application

Contact for information