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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
Banyan
(HAM2344)
Hamilton Mountain East 688 Queensdale Ave E Suite 2B
Hamilton ON L8V 1M1
905-545-0133
1-866-545-0133
Provides services and programs designed to help disadvantaged or at-risk members of the community learn new skills, attitudes, and behaviours.
Recreation Services:
* SNAP Boys and SNAP Girls Programs
Other Services:
* Counselling and Assessment
* Grocer-Ease
* Reintegration Services
* Youth Court Mental Health Worker
Residential Services:
* George R. Force Group Home
* Arrell Youth Centre
* Peninsula Youth Centre
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Residential services are through court referral only; specific referral criteria required for other programs, contact Banyan

Application

Contact for information

Banyan, Counselling and Assessment
(HAM2613)
Hamilton Mountain East 688 Queensdale Ave E Suite 2B
Hamilton ON L8V 1M1
905-545-0133
1-866-545-0133
Support services focusing on individuals who have been charged/found guilty of an offence under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Young people who are on probation are referred to the program by their Case Manager (Probation Officer).

Application

Contact for information

Banyan, Crime Prevention and Early Intervention Programs, Stop Now and Plan (SNAP) Program
(HAM2533)
Hamilton Mountain East 688 Queensdale Ave E Suite 2B
Hamilton ON L8V 1M1
905-544-7778
A program designed to teach self-control and problem solving skills to children. Based on the social leaning model of the development and treatment of aggression and antisocial behaviour.
Programs & Services:
- SNAP for Boys
- SNAP for Girls
- Parent Training Groups – run concurrently with Boy’s and Girl’s Groups
- Girls Growing Up Healthy – Mother/Daughter SNAP Group
- Individual Counselling & Mentoring
- School Advocacy & Support
- Clinical Services
- Hamilton Arson Prevention Program for Children (HAPP-C) provided by Hamilton Emergency Fire Services – for children with fire involvement/interest
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children may only be enrolled prior to 12th birthday

Application

Contact for information

Banyan Senior Services, Grocer-Ease Program
(HAM0704)
Hamilton Central 688 Queensdale Ave E Suite 2B
Hamilton ON L8V 1M1
905-545-1175
Provides a grocery shopping and delivery service for seniors or disabled persons who are unable to get out and purchase their own groceries.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton Eligibility

Seniors and people with disabilities

Application

By referral * Contact for information

Bay Area Science & Engineering Fair
(HAM3479)
Hamilton Mountain Central 135 Fennel Ave W
Hamilton ON L9C 1E9
905-304-0993
An annual project science competition for students in grades seven to twelve, winners go on to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and the Canada-Wide Science Fair. Runs over a 4 day period, one day for public viewing.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Haldimand County, Brant County, Norfolk County, Six Nations of the Grand River, New Credit, Glanbrook Eligibility

Students may attend any public, separate or private school or be home schooled. Participants must be under the age of 21 before June of the BASEF year.

Application

Register to participate. Application available online

Beginnings Family Services
(HAM2091)
Hamilton Central 1 Young St Ste 308
Hamilton ON L8N 1T8
905-528-6665
1-877-528-6665
A faith-based agency providing pregnancy counselling and adoption services as well as infertility counselling and embryo donation services to clients.
Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Open to all

Application

No application

Behaviour Innovations
(HAM1409)
Hamilton Central 57 Young St
Hamilton ON L8N 1V1
905-570-0777
Offers programs to individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. Services include diagnosis, applied behaviour analysis treatment, intensive behaviour intervention, and positive behaviour supports.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4 pm
Hamilton (City of), Guelph, Cambridge, Waterloo Eligibility

Provides applied behaviour analytic services to children, adolescents and adults

Application

Referral or self-referral

Bell Canada, Accessibility Services Centre
(HAM4435)
Canada
1-800-268-9243
Extensively trained to be familiar with the barriers faced by persons with disabilities, as well as some of the accommodations that are used to overcome those barriers. Offers different types of billing formats: Braille, Audio, E-Text and Large Print.
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Quebec, Ontario Eligibility

Seniors, people with disabilities

Application

Contact for information

Bereaved Families of Ontario, South Central Region
(HAM2375)
Hamilton Central 300 Fennell Ave E
Hamilton ON L9A 1T2
905-318-0070
Peer support group sessions, with highly trained facilitators, to help cope with the loss of a sibling, parent or child.
Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Hamilton (City of), Burlington, Brant County, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Norfolk County Application

Pre-registration required for all programs - call to inquire

Bereavement Network of Hamilton, Burlington, and Waterdown
(HAM2897)
Hamilton Mountain West 1020 Upper James St
Hamilton ON L9C 3A8
905-574-5070
A network of front-line workers working in bereavement groups in the communities of Hamilton, Burlington and Waterdown. They meet to exchange information, provide support, and discuss bereavement needs and issues. They produces a brochure outlining bereavement services available at no cost (call for pamphlet), plans and coordinates Bereavement Month in November.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Those working and/or volunteering in front line bereavement or palliative care counselling

Application

Contact for information

Best Buddies Canada
(HAM1399)
Hamilton (City of)
1-416-531-0003
Head Office 1-888-779-0061
National charity and friendship program that increases inclusion in over 400 schools across the country. In elementary and high schools, students with and without special needs are matched in meaningful friendships. At the university level, student volunteers are matched with adults with special needs in the community.
Head Office : Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Elementary, high school, and college/university students

Application

Call for information. Application forms available online.

Beth Tikvah Foundation of Hamilton
(HAM1885)
Hamilton West 81 Arkell St
Hamilton ON L8S 1N6
905-523-0411
Provides services in Westdale such to help people with developmental disabilities, including residential, supported independent living, respite, and outreach programs.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton West Eligibility

Adults with developmental disabilities

Application

Contact for information

Beth Tikvah Foundation of Hamilton, Beth Tikvah Residence
(HAM4432)
Hamilton West 81 Arkell St
Hamilton ON L8S 1N6
Admin: 905-523-0411 * Residence: 905-527-8536
Provides residential support services for adults with developmental disabilities.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals with developmental disabilities

Application

Contact for information

Beth Tikvah Foundation of Hamilton, Outreach, Independent Living, and Respite Services
(HAM0644)
Hamilton West 81 Arkell St
Hamilton ON L8S 1N6
905-523-0411
Provides supports to people with developmental delays through residential, group home, supported living, and respite services. The Outreach Program supports individuals with a developmental disability to socialize with others who themselves have developmental issues, and realize fuller social participation.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with developmental disabilities

Application

Contact for information

Bethesda, Hamilton Regional Programs, Adult Community Services
(HAM3220)
Thorold 3280 Schmon Pkwy
Thorold ON L2V 4Y6
905-297-5604 Bethesda Services
* Hamilton area 1-877-376-4674
Offers services to adults with a development disability that include support for individuals involved in the justice system, experiencing behavioural challenges, and needing residential options.
* DUAL DIAGNOSIS JUSTICE PROGRAM is for individuals who reside in the region of Niagara, Brant, Hamilton, or Haldimand/Norfolk and have both a developmental disability and a mental health problem and have been or are currently involved in the justice system.
* COMMUNITY RESPONSE PROGRAM is for individuals who reside in the Niagara, Hamilton, Brant, or Haldimand/Norfolk regions and are experiencing urgent behavioural challenges significant enough to potentially place them or others at risk.
* RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT SERVICES offer residential options in Niagara to individuals from the Niagara, Hamilton, Brant, or Haldimand/Norfolk regions.
* TWIN LAKES CLINICAL SERVICES is one of our outreach programs for adults who reside in the region of Niagara, Hamilton, Brant or Haldimand/Norfolk and require specialized clinical services. Services available include psychiatry, psychology, and speech and language services, as well as various other consultations and supports.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Contact for information

Bethesda, Hamilton Regional Programs, Adult Community Services, Dual Diagnosis Justice Case Management Program
(HAM0624)
Thorold 3280 Schmon Pkwy
Thorold ON L2V 4Y6
905-297-5604 DSO 905-684-6918
Intensive, short-term case management for adults who have a dual diagnosis and who have been or are currently involved in the justice system.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

The program is available to those individuals who reside in the region of Niagara, Brant, Hamilton or Haldimand/Norfolk.

Application

Phone Contact Hamilton for access to locally available services 905-570-8888

Bethesda, Twin Lakes Clinical Services, Hamilton Location
(HAM2951)
Hamilton Mountain East 550 Fennell Ave E
Hamilton ON L8V 4S9
905-684-6918
1-800-789-1773
A regional program, that offers specialized clinical services, including psychiatry, psychology, social work services and speech and language services, to adults with a developmental disability
The second location in Thorold is at:
3250 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 10, Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County Eligibility

For adults with special needs who require specialized clinical services.

Application

Referrals are made through the local Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) in the Hamilton, Brantford, Haldimand Norfolk, and Niagara communities, including First Nations communities of Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington
(HAM0047)
Hamilton East 639 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1J4
905-525-3860
Provides children, primarily from single-parent families, with a positive role model through adult volunteer mentors. Mentors are male or female, individuals, couples, families, students, and retirees.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * rotating evening schedule
Hamilton (City of), Burlington Eligibility

Application

Contact intake coordinator to register client for wait list * Volunteers complete application form and criminal record check.

Birthright Hamilton
(HAM0055)
Hamilton Central 370 Main St E Suite M1
Hamilton ON L8N 1J6
905-527-3677
1-800-550-4900
Offers free, confidential, non-denominational, 24 hour emergency service for women distressed by pregnancy.
Services include:
* counselling and referrals
* assistance in finding accommodation
* free diapers and formula (when donations allow)
* free maternity and baby clothes (newborn to 2 years)
* free pregnancy testing
Mon–Fri 10 am–3 pm * Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6:30 pm–8:30 pm * Sat 10 am–1 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Norfolk County Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Drop-in, by appointment or feel free to call for an appointment

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton
(HAM6354)
Hamilton East 45 Ellis Ave
Hamilton ON L8H 4L8
905-549-2814
Offers a variety of drop-in and registered programs for members and families at various locations.
Programs include:
Adult Day Programs
Day Camps
Drop-In Programs
Youth Programs
EarlyON Child and Family Centres
Administration Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults, Seniors, Youth, Infants, Toddlers, Children

Application

Contact for information

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Childrens Programs
(HAM2487)
Hamilton East 45 Ellis Ave
Hamilton ON L8H 4L8
905-549-2814
Programs are offered in a structure setting or on a drop in basis. Offers programs and experiences that are affordable, accessible and reliable with a focus on learning and skills development. Programs include homework help, computer access, open swims and swimming lessons, cooking, art attack, babysitting, kids theatre, music programs, knitting, photography, mini scientists, Skate the Dream, flag football, gymnastics, soccer, ball hockey, basketball, multi sport, running, dance, tennis, lacrosse, baseball, girls only programs, early learning activities and an adult day program. Actively works to remove barriers to participation, and offers a daily, healthy after-school snack.
See programs & services guide for program details.
Mon-Fri 3 pm-10 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Contact for information

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Drop-In Program, Tech Centre
(HAM6227)
Hamilton East 45 Ellis Ave
Hamilton ON L8H 4L8
905-549-2814
Provides public free high speed Internet access for use as a resource for job searches or to enhance digital literacy. There are also scanners and a laser printer.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm (children) 9 am-3 pm (adults), 6 pm-8 pm (children), * Sat 9 am–12 noon, 1–4 pm (Children/Youth)
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Pine Grove Place Location
(HAM0209)
Hamilton East 30 Congress Cres
Hamilton ON L8K 5H8
An outreach program of Boys & Girls Clubs of Hamilton, in partnership with CityHousing Hamilton. This community-based program is geared towards developing children's interests and providing new creative and educational opportunities.
School Year Tue 6 pm-8 pm
Hamilton East, Stoney Creek - Lower Eligibility

Children in catchment area of Congress Crescent.

Application

Registration forms for programs available online

Brain Injury Services
(HAM0342)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Ste 508
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-523-8852 ext 123
A community-based rehabilitation service for individuals who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI).
* Publicly-funded services (service funded through the healthcare system) are offered directly by the agency.
* Privately-funded services (through insurance plans and other private means) are offered through the Step Up! ABI Recovery, a division of Brain Injury Services.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County, Haldimand County, Burlington Application

Application available on-line

Brain Injury Services, Community Services - Group Services
(HAM0021)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Ste 508
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-523-8852 ext 123
For clients living on their own or in an one of their residence can join with others in a variety of social, educational and recreational activities. Program offers clients a variety of programming and works with other agencies to deliver similar services. Must be a registered client to participate through the Group Services unit.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Brant County, Burlington, Niagara Region Eligibility

Must have experienced a brain injury and reside in the Hamilton, Burlington, Brant, Haldimand, or Norfolk area.

Application

Contact or visit website

Brain Injury Services, Community Services - Outreach Services
(HAM2108)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Ste 508
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-523-8852 ext 123
Staff go to see clients living with the effects of a brain injury, whether they live on their own, with family, or in supported living environments. They are offered opportunities for skill training and optimum community access.
The staff team has a diverse range of expertise including employment counselling, assisting with community re-entry skills or memory and anger management skills, improving self-esteem, accessing housing options, and accessing government programs and other community programs.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Brant County, Norfolk County, Burlington, Niagara Region Application

Application available on-line

Brain Injury Services, Residential Services
(HAM0052)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Suite 508
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-523-8852
Provides the opportunity to transition from highly supportive residential services to independent living in the community. Residences include: Cathy Wever Place and Campden Heights * Elmhurst Place * John Reesor Centre * Kenny House * Ravenda House * Transitional Living Service
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residence Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Brant County, Burlington, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Norfolk County Application

Contact for information

Brantwood Community Services
(HAM1524)
Brantford 25 Bell Lane
Brantford ON N3T 1E1
519-753-2658
Offers individualized supports to people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Accommodation Services
Supported Group Living
Supported Independent Living
Overnight Respite (weekdays, weekends, vacation leaves)
Shared Care
Specialized Services
Seating
Nursing
Kinesiology
Recreation Therapy Centre & Services
Daytime Supports
Community Participation Supports
Hydrotherapy Pool
Snoezelen Multi Sensory Room
Summer Program
Evening and Weekend Programs
Purchase of Service/Passport Options
Purchase of Service Opportunities
Respite Support Services
Day Support Services
Pre-Employment Supports
Workability Program
Brant County
Buchanan Park Ladies Softball League
(HAM3375)
Hamilton Mountain Central 30 Laurier Ave
Hamilton ON L9C 3R9
Women's league made up of 8 teams.
Tue 6 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Women

Application

Contact for information. Registration takes place in May

Burlington Public Library, Information Burlington
(HAM0194)
Burlington 2331 New St
Burlington ON L7R 1J4
Community Information Line 905-639-3611 ext 1222
A free community information and referral service for members of the public.
Mon-Thu 9am-9pm * Fri 9am-6pm * Sat 9am-5pm * Sun (after Thanksgiving to end of June only) 1pm-5pm
Burlington Eligibility

Open to all

Application

No application required

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton East, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Bagshaw Neighbourhood Site
(HAM2242)
Hamilton East - Eastern Section 350 Albright Rd
Hamilton ON L8K 5J4
905-308-2954
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon-Thu 8:45 am-3:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Hamilton East Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Registration is required for some programs

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton East, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Hillcrest Neighbourhood Site
(HAM0318)
Hamilton East - Eastern Section 40 Eastwood St
Hamilton ON L8H 6R7
905-545-5995
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon-Thu 8:45 am-3:30 pm * Fri 8:45 am-12 noon
Hamilton (City of), Hamilton East Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Registration is required for some programs

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton East, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Neighbourhood Site - Pine Grove Location
(HAM0545)
Hamilton East - Eastern Section 20 Congress Cres Recreation Rm
Hamilton ON L8K 5H7
905-578-2531
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Tue, Thu 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Hamilton East Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Registration is required for some programs

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton East, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Sanford Neighbourhood Site
(HAM0541)
Hamilton East - Central Section 735 King St E Floor 1A
Hamilton ON L8M 1A1
905-525-5855
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon-Thu 9 am-3:30 pm * Fri 9 am-12 pm
Hamilton (City of), Hamilton East Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Registration is required for some programs

EarlyON Child and Family Centres, Hamilton East, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, Main Site - Ellis Avenue Location
(HAM0314)
Hamilton East - Central Section 45 Ellis Ave
Hamilton ON L8H 4L8
905-549-2814 ext 230
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon-Thu 9 am-3:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon, Sat 9 am-1 pm * Check it out drop-in program - call for specific dates and times
Hamilton (City of), Hamilton East Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Registration is required for some programs

Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
(HAM2962)
Toronto Downtown 401 Bay St Ste 2200
Toronto ON M5H 1Z5
416-325-5669
1-800-263-2841
An independent voice for Ontario's children and youth who are either in care or on the margins of government care.
Mandate includes:
* Child welfare
* Youth criminal justice system, youth in court holding cells or being transported to and from court holding cells
* Children's mental health services
* Developmental services and children’s treatment facilities
* Students of provincial and demonstration schools
* First Nations children and youth
* Children and youth with special needs
Reporting directly to the Legislature of Ontario, the Advocate’s Office partners with children and youth to elevate their voices and promote action on their issues.
In response to a request, a complaint, or on its own initiative, the Advocate’s Office acts on behalf of concerns of individuals or groups of children or youth and can undertake reviews, make recommendations, and provide advice to governments, facilities, systems, agencies, or service providers.
As of March 1, 2016, the Provincial Advocate will have the legislative authority to investigate (individual and systemic) complaints concerning a child or a group of children receiving services from a Children’s Aid Society (CAS) or a residential licensee where a CAS is the placing agency, and make recommendations to improve services.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Those seeking or receiving state care

Application

Contact agency