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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
ArtsAround Education
(HAM3391)
Hamilton (City of)
905-902-3302
An arts-integrated, digital program for schools and homeschoolers for students from kindergarten through Grade 8.
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Students * Teachers, Schools & Boards

Application

Call or visit website

Canada. Canada Border Services Agency, Mount Hope Location
(HAM0505)
Mount Hope 9300 Airport Rd Ste 1230
Mount Hope ON L0R 1W0
905-679-6202
English/French: 1-800-461-9999
Canada Border Services Office handle all Canada Border Services Agencies inquiries.
Hamilton Airport is an airport of entry for trans-border and international arrivals of both travellers and cargo.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Oakville, Brantford Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Canada. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Hamilton Office
(HAM0116)
Hamilton Central 25 Main St W Ste 1000
Hamilton ON L8P 1H1
905-527-2642
CMHC helps Canadians meet their housing needs. As Canada’s authority on housing, they contribute to the stability of the housing market and financial system, provide support for Canadians in housing need, and offer objective housing research and advice to Canadian governments, consumers and the housing industry. Prudent risk management, strong corporate governance and transparency are cornerstones of their operations.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Burlington, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Brantford, Norfolk County Application

Contact for information

Canada. Canada Pension Plan, Hamilton Central / East Location
(HAM2395)
Hamilton East 2255 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 7T4
1-800-277-9914
Monthly retirement pension available at 65 years (or between 60 and 64 years if earning requirements met during initial qualifying period) * disability benefits if under 65, plus allowance for dependent children * survivor benefit * orphan's benefit for dependent children * also death benefit (lump sum payment to estate, or persons responsible for funeral costs) * pension credits earned by either spouse during legal or common law marriage (same-sex or opposite-sex) may be divided equally (credit splitting) on termination of marriage or after separation for one year
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Those who have made contributions to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) * surviving spouses and dependents may be eligible * Canada has reciprocal social security agreements with many other countries, see website for details

Application

Apply 6 months before becoming eligible (not automatic) * application forms available online, by phone or in person at Service Canada sites

Canada. Canada Pension Plan, Hamilton Mountain Location
(HAM3817)
Hamilton Mountain Central 1550 Upper James St 1st Flr
Hamilton ON L9B 1K3
* English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
Monthly retirement pension available at 65 years (or between 60 and 64 years if earning requirements met during initial qualifying period) * disability benefits if under 65, plus allowance for dependent children * survivor benefit * orphan's benefit for dependent children * also death benefit (lump sum payment to estate, or persons responsible for funeral costs) * pension credits earned by either spouse during legal or common law marriage (same-sex or opposite-sex) may be divided equally (credit splitting) on termination of marriage or after separation for one year

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Those who have made contributions to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) * surviving spouses and dependents may be eligible * see below for age and other qualifications * Canada has reciprocal social security agreements with many other countries -- see website for details

Application

Apply 6 months before becoming eligible (not automatic) * application forms available online, by phone or in person at Service Canada sites -- see separate entries

Canada. Canada Revenue Agency, Canada Child Benefit
(HAM5510)
Hamilton Central 55 Bay St N
Hamilton ON L8N 3E1
1-800-387-1193
A tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under age 18 and may include the Child Disability Benefit and any related provincial and territorial programs.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Brant County Eligibility

Families with children under the age of 18 yrs * must live with the child and be a resident of Canada

Application

Contact the Hamilton Tax Services Office or visit the website 'Automated Benefits Applications' at www.cra-arc.gc.ca/bnfts/tmtd-eng.html

Canada. Canada Revenue Agency, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
(HAM0426)
Hamilton (City of)
General Income Tax Enquiries: 1-800-959-8281
Offers volunteers who assist individuals who are unable to complete income tax and benefit returns.
These returns are not eligible for this service:
* returns for deceased persons
* individuals who file for bankruptcy
* self-employed individuals
* individuals who report capital gains or losses
* individuals who report employment expenses, or business or rental income and expenses
Volunteer tax preparation clinics are offered in various locations across Canada, generally between February and April of each year. Some clinics operate year-round.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Haldimand County, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

* Single person whose income is under $25,000 * Married/couple, or single parent with one child, whose income is under $35,000 * Add $2,000 per child to ($35,000) for basic family income * If married or living common-law applicant must provide the spouse's income * Interest Income less than $1,000

Application

Appointments for housebound individuals only can be booked beginning in mid February.

Canada. Canada Revenue Agency, GST/HST Credit
(HAM4434)
Hamilton Central 55 Bay St N
Hamilton ON L8N 3E1
1-800-959-1953
A tax-free quarterly payment that helps individuals and families with low and modest incomes offset all or part of the GST or HST that they pay.
Mon-Fri 8:15 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Brant County Eligibility

Taxpayers

Application

Contact for information

Canada. Canada Revenue Agency, Hamilton Tax Services
(HAM2515)
Hamilton Central 55 Bay St N 1st Floor
Hamilton ON L8N 3E1
* Income Tax Enquiries 1-800-959-8281 For live person press the * key on dial pad * Tax Refund Enquiries 1-800-959-1956 * Business Enquiries 1-800-959-5525 * Canada Child Tax Benefit 1-800-387-1193 * GST/HST Credit Enquiries 1-800-959-1953 * Forms and Publications 1-800-959-2221 * T.I.P.S. 1-800-267-6999 * Visually Impaired 1-800-267-1267
Administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and most provinces and territories, and social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.
Mid-February to April: Mon-Fri 8:15 am-5 pm * May to mid-February: Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Halton Region, Brant County Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Canada. Canada Revenue Agency, Tax Services for People with Disabilities
(HAM4170)
Hamilton Central 55 Bay St N
Hamilton ON L8N 3E1
* TIPS (Telephone Information Phone Service) 1-800-267-6999 * General Enquiries 1-800-959-2221
Revenue Canada, Taxation has the following services available to aid the disabled taxpayer in filing their income tax return.
Services Include:
Community Volunteer Program - Trained community members aid in filling out tax returns for those who cannot do their own return. Mid February to April 30th
Assistance for persons who have a hearing or speech impairment
Assistance for persons who have a vision impairment
Mid-February to May 1: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * May to mid-February: Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Disabled Adults

Application

Contact for information

Canada. Canadian Human Rights Commission
(HAM2351)
Ottawa 344 Slater St 8th Flr
Ottawa ON K1A 1E1
613-995-1151
1-888-214-1090
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and registers discrimination complaints.
Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm
Canada Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Hamilton Location
(HAM0109)
Hamilton Central 55 Bay St N Ground Floor
Hamilton ON L8R 3P7
1-888-242-2100
Processes refugee claimants, clients finalized for permanent residence, permanent residence cards, and citizenship tests, interviews and ceremonies. In-person help by appointment only. Once application has been received, IRCC will contact you to schedule an appointment if deemed necessary by the processing office.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm (By Appointment)
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Immigrants and refugees

Application

Visit website. * Refugee claims must be made in person with completed application.

Canada World Youth
(HAM0696)
Montreal 2330 Notre-Dame St W Suite 300
Montreal QC H3J 1N4
514-931-3526
1-800-605-3526
Designs and delivers international educational programs for youth with a focus on volunteer work and community development in a cross-cultural setting.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Canada Eligibility

Youth, Canadian Citizens and landed immigrants.

Application

Apply online

Canadian Cadet Organizations, 31 Royal Canadian Sea Cadets - Hamilton
(HAM0653)
Hamilton Central 595 Catharine St N
Hamilton ON L8V 4V7
905-522-4414
A national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, all in an atmosphere designed to stimulate interest in the heritage, customs and operational activities of the Canadian Forces. It is not a military recruiting organization and there is no expectation of subsequent military service.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Youth

Application

Wednesday evening in person 6:30 pm-9 pm

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Air Cadets - Hamilton, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, 713 Thunderbolt Squadron
(ANC0470)
Stoney Creek 605 Regional #8 Rd
Stoney Creek ON L8G 5G2
905-643-9182
A squadron of a national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, all in an atmosphere designed to stimulate interest in the heritage, customs and operational activities of the Canadian Forces. It is not a military recruiting organization and there is no expectation of subsequent military service.
Tue 7 pm-9 pm
Hamilton Eligibility

Boys and Girls * Provide copy of birth certificate or landed immigrant status and health card at time of enrollment. Must be 12 years old at time of enrollment.

Application

Make application in person any Tuesday evening from 7 pm-9 pm.

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Air Cadets - Hamilton, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, 735 Firebird Squadron
(DUN0081)
Dundas 10 Market St E
Dundas ON L9H 5G4
519-620-0650 or 905-627-3917
A squadron of a national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, all in an atmosphere designed to stimulate interest in the heritage, customs and operational activities of the Canadian Forces. It is not a military recruiting organization and there is no expectation of subsequent military service.
Mon 6:45 pm-9:15 pm
Hamilton (City of), Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough Eligibility

Boy and Girls

Application

Call the cadet unit if you have questions or show up at the cadet unit during one of the training nights to register.

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Air Cadets - Hamilton, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, 779 Black Knight Squadron
(HAM1243)
Mount Hope 3027 Homestead Dr
Mount Hope ON L0R 1W0
905-679-6485
The Royal Canadian Sea/Army/Air Cadets is a national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, all in an atmosphere designed to stimulate interest in the heritage, customs and operational activities of the Canadian Forces. It is not a military recruiting organization and there is no expectation of subsequent military service.
Tue 6:30 pm- 9 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Contact agency

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Air Cadets - Hamilton, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, 826 Gryphon Squadron
(HAM0652)
Hamilton Central 200 James St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2L1
905-528-5647
A national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, all in an atmosphere designed to stimulate interest in the heritage, customs and operational activities of the Canadian Forces.
* Not a military recruiting organization and there is no expectation of subsequent military service
* Cadets are responsible for covering: haircuts, care of their uniform and boots (cleaning and shoe polish), lunch or snacks during certain activities, their share of costs for special social events, such as a movie or dance, organized at the local level
Air Training Night Mon 6:30 pm-9 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Boys and Girls

Application

Contact Squadron or visit to complete application

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Army Cadets - Hamilton, Royal Canadian Army Cadets, 2814 23 (Hamilton) Service Battalion Cadet Corps
(HAM0654)
Hamilton Central 650 Catharine St N
Hamilton ON L8V 4V7
905-546-1737
A national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Not a military recruiting organization and no expectation of subsequent military service.
Mon 6:15 pm-9 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Boys and Girls

Application

Contact agency

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Army Cadets - Hamilton, Royal Canadian Army Cadets, 2865 Hamilton Wentworth Artillery Cadet Battery
(HAM3406)
Hamilton Central 200 James St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2L1
905-577-4094 *Thursday Evening only or leave a message
A national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Not a military recruiting organization and no expectation of subsequent military service.
Thu 6:30 pm-9 pm
Central Ontario Eligibility

Boys and Girls

Application

Contact for information

Canadian Cadet Organizations, Sea Cadets - Hamilton, RCSCC 308 Triumph
(HAM0414)
Hamilton East 1175 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1P3
A national youth program focused on developing leadership skills, promoting sound citizenship and encouraging physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Not a military recruiting organization and no expectation of subsequent military service.
Upon joining, uniforms and accouterments are provided free of charge. Cadets and parents may be required to participate in and contribute to fundraising on behalf of the Local Sponsoring Committee and League, to offset costs not covered by the Department of National Defence. Cadets are responsible for covering haircuts, care of their uniform and boots (cleaning and shoe polish), lunch of snacks during certain activities, and their share of costs for special social events, such as a movie or dance, organized at the local level
Hours vary
Hamilton East, Hamilton Mountain East, Stoney Creek - Upper, Stoney Creek - Lower Application

Tue evening in person 6:30 pm-9 pm * Application form must be signed by parent/guardian.

Canadian Hearing Society, Hamilton Regional Office
(HAM0118)
Hamilton Central 21 Hunter St E 2nd Flr
Hamilton ON L8N 1M2
Voice Mail 905-522-0755
Provider of services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Burlington, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County Application

Contact for information

Canadian Hearing Society, Hamilton Regional Office, Counselling Services
(HAM2567)
Hamilton Central 21 Hunter St E 2nd Flr
Hamilton ON L8N 1M2
Voice Mail 905-522-0755
1-888-224-7247
Offers a wide range of services at locations across Ontario to support to individuals and their families.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Burlington, Niagara Region, Brant County Eligibility

Culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and their families

Application

Contact for information

Canadian Hearing Society, Hamilton Regional Office, Income Tax Clinic
(HAM4572)
Hamilton Central 21 Hunter St E 2nd Floor
Hamilton ON L8N 1M2
905-522-0755
A free income tax clinic for deaf and hard of hearing individuals and/or their families.
Irregular, call for details
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Deaf, deafened, oral deaf and Hard of Hearing * Single individuals who earn under $17,000 and families earning under $25,000 are eligible

Application

Phone, email * By appointment only

Canadian Institute of Child Health
(HAM5808)
Ottawa 201 Powell Ave
Ottawa ON K1S 2A4
613-230-8838
Dedicated to improving the health and well being of children and youth in Canada and has had an impact on the policies and practices of caring for children.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Canada Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Baldwin Housing and Community Support Program, Bay Street Residence
(HAM1875)
Hamilton Central 257/259 Bay St S
Hamilton ON L8P 3J3
905-521-0090
Promotes independence in living and self-determination in decision making for individuals with serious mental illness within geared-to-income, cooperative living environment.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Residents of the City of Hamilton. * Serious mental illness. * Does not require 24-hour support. * Must have clinical support system in place such as clinician/doctor, psychiatrist, and/or social worker.

Application

By appointment only, contact for information.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Evening Social Recreation Rehabilitation Program
(HAM3840)
Hamilton Central 131 John St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2C3
905-521-0090
Social recreation rehabilitation program held in the evening to compliment individual's psychiatric day program
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults, Program is primarily for consumers of mental health services

Application

Contact agency

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Mental Health Court Support Services
(HAM1459)
Hamilton Central 45 Main St E Ste 308C
Hamilton ON L8N 2B7
905-645-5252 ext 3662
Provides alternatives and options to people with serious mental illness who become involved in the criminal justice system. Three components of the service are mental health court diversion, intensive case management, and release from custody.
Diversion will assist people considered appropriate for diversion to access services, provide consultation to people not deemed suitable for diversion, support family members and significant others, and provide consultation to the judiciary on cases referred for diversion.
Case management will assist individuals who are not eligible for diversion, and provides outreach, court support, support plans, and referral to longer term support services.
Release from custody will provide short-term assistance to individuals being released from correctional custody to facilitate a stable transition.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Summer Months: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

varies by program * people with serious mental illness who become involved in the criminal justice system

Application

Contact program

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Mood Menders Support Services, Educational Program
(HAM0845)
Hamilton Central 200 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1H3
Voice Mail 905-521-0090 ext 234
Group meeting is for both individuals with a mood disorder and families or friends of those with mood disorders. This group provides coping skills, support, and encourages participants towards wellness.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to individuals with mood disorders, specifically depression and bipolar disorder, and their families, friends or caregivers.

Application

Refer to website for application

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Nikon Pals Photography Club (The)
(HAM5577)
Hamilton Central 131 John St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2C3
905-521-0090
A club which provides a focus for the creative energies of its members and allows them to gain confidence, socialize, and discover the community.
First and third Tue of the month 1 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

The club is open to adults living in the greater Hamilton area who have been diagnosed with a mental illness.

Application

No application required

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch, Residential Skills Development Program
(HAM0099)
Hamilton Central 131 John St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2C3
905-521-0090
A rehabilitation service providing instruction and support is provided to facilitate skill development in areas that are necessary for living, working, and learning successfully in the community and promoting community integration.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals with a serious mental illness living in a Residential Care Facility who voluntarily want to participate in the program. Referrals are accepted from owner/operators of Residential Care Facilities and can be made by contacting the Director of Housing.

Application

Call for information

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Primary Health Care Clinic
(HAM1174)
Hamilton Central 131 John St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2C3
905-521-0090 ext 256
Clinic offers access to a registered nurse, two physicians, and a psychiatrist.
Services include:
* mental health and addictions support
* primary care
* referrals to further care and support
Operated in collaboration with the Shelter Health Network.
CMHA: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * CMHA Primary Health Care Clinic: Tue 1 pm-4 pm, Thu 9:30 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

without a family doctor and experiencing homelessness. * No health card required.

Application

Call to book an appointment

Canadian National Autism Foundation
(HAM3161)
Stoney Creek 25 King St E
Stoney Creek ON L8G 1J7
905-930-8682
A volunteer-run organization that promotes autism awareness, assists families by providing information, and raises funds to support Canadian autism research.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Parents and caregivers of individuals with autism

Application

Call or visit website

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
(HAM2570)
Hamilton East
1-855-242-3674
Visits communities collecting food and money for local food banks along the way, and also provides a box car stage, a line up of musical talents and a corporate contribution to the local food bank at each stop.
The Hamilton stop is in the area of Kinnear Yard, opposite Gage Park.
7:45 pm
Canada Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Canadian Parents for French, Hamilton Chapter
(HAM2111)
Hamilton (City of)
289-441-2030
Promotes and advocates for a strong French Immersion program in Hamilton and provides opportunities for children to use the French language outside of school with a support network of resources and information for parents.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Parents for French, Parents of French Children

Application

Contact for information

Canadian Red Cross Society, Hamilton Branch
(HAM2482)
Hamilton Central 400 King St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1C3
905-522-8485
National: 1-800-418-1111
The local branch of a national organization that is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the largest humanitarian network in the world. Improves the situation of the most vulnerable.
Services include:
- Transportation service for people unable to use private means or public transportation
- First aid and CPR courses
- Swimming and water safety courses
- Babysitting and Peoplesaver courses
- Youth programs
- Disaster management
- RespectED, a violence and abuse prevention program
- Restoring Family Links
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Canadian Red Cross Society, Hamilton Branch, Transportation Services
(HAM3521)
Hamilton Central 400 King St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1C3
1-844-843-7331
Offers door-to-door transportation to appointments, for those unable to use public transportation or private means.
An escort may join client at no extra cost.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

unable to access other means of transportation

Application

By self-referral or referral from health care professional or social agency. Bookings must be made in advance.

Canteen Destiny
(HAM3484)
Dundas 1050 Hwy 5 W
Dundas ON L9H 5E2
289-659-2541
An outdoor classroom on an organic farm for emerging young leaders. We educate youth about a variety of topics that range from food production to proper nutrition, survival skills to renewable energy. Combines agriculture with the arts to introduce a brand new concept of creativity & expression for youth.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Southwestern Ontario Application

Contact for information

Canterbury Hills Camp, Day and Residential Camp Programs
(HAM6313)
Ancaster 509 Lion's Club Rd
Ancaster ON L9H 5E3
General Office 905-648-2712 * Camp (May-Aug only) 905-648-6337
1-800-463-3193
Your child's camp experience will be in a beautiful natural environment. Camp is only minutes away from Ancaster, Dundas, and Hamilton, providing convenient access for parents. The small group nature of our program and the personal attention paid to each camper, makes Day Camp an ideal choice for first time campers, and often serves as a stepping stone to Overnight Camp. Activities include: Archery, Campfires, Campouts, Climbing Wall, Co-operative Games, Crafts, Creek Walks, Drama, Environmental Studies, Evening Programs, Hiking, Orienteering, Ropes Course, Spirituality, Swimming, Sports, Tree House, Watch Tower and Water Games.
Day Camp (age 5-10) small-group program * lunch and snacks provided, Thursday night sleepover for campers 7-10 years old
Overnight (Residential) Camp (age 7-10) sleep in log cabins in groups of 8 campers supervised by 2 staff in an adjoining room, each cabin has its own washroom, shower, and common area
Children with Special Needs
Partnership with Reach for the Rainbow provides staff support for campers with special needs. Contact Reach for the Rainbow 416-503-0088 for information.
Day Camp Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Extended Care 8 am-8:30 am, 5:30 pm-6 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Registration is required

Carpenter Hospice
(HAM1693)
Burlington 2250 Parkway Dr
Burlington ON L7P 1T1
905-631-9994 ext 10
Caring staff and volunteers providing individuals who are dying, and their families, with palliative care in a home-like setting.
Day hospice wellness programs and bereavement services are available.
Business hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Hospice services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Burlington Eligibility

People requiring palliative services * Priority given to Burlington and surrounding area residents.

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton
(HAM0092)
Hamilton East 735 King St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1A1
905-525-2012
Provides child welfare services to Catholic families and children.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children who need protection. Family members of children who need protection. Youth age 17 and older may access services in some cases.

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton, Child Protection Services
(HAM1491)
Hamilton East 735 King St E Suite 1
Hamilton ON L8M 1A1
905-525-2012
Protects, promotes, and supports the best interest of children, guided by Catholic values and teaching make possible through staff, foster parents, adoptive parents, volunteers, and other partners in the community.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * After hours emergency services 4:30 pm-8:30 am
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children under the age of 16 who need protection and their family. * Youth over 16 may access services in some cases, call for details.

Application

Community referrals; self referrals

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton
(HAM2659)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823
Family service agency provides a range of services related to social problems that disrupt individual and family living. Services provided to anyone in need, regardless of race, colour or creed.
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Community Education & Events, Women's Weekly
(HAM1615)
Hamilton (City of)
905-523-8766 ext 4242 * Intake 905-527-3823 ext 279
An open educational support group for women dealing with the effects of an abusive relationship, provides a comprehensive range of counselling, support and case management services.
A joint initiative between Catholic Family Services and Good Shepherd Centre, Women’s Services
Mon and Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Women

Application

Contact agency

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Developmental Services, Adult Family Support Worker
(HAM0851)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823
1-877-527-3823
Assists families of an adult developmentally disabled individual with dual diagnosis/complex needs and living at home, to maintain and enhance their physical and emotional well being * Worker will provide emotional/problem solving support, case management and advocacy
Mon and Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adult developmentally disabled individuals residing at home with their family

Application

Access to this program is through Developmental Services Ontario / Hamilton Niagara Region 905-297-5604 or 1-877-376-4674

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Developmental Services, Adult Protective Services Worker
(HAM1306)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 262
Provides coordination and case management of community resources, advocacy, emotional support, and guidance to adults living with a developmental disability living in the community on their own with little or no existing support. An assigned worker supports participants to fully participate in their community, maintain control over their own lives, and achieve their personal goals.
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

individuals with a developmental disability living in the community with little or no existing supports

Application

Access program through Developmental Services Ontario/Hamilton Niagara Region at 905-297-5604 or 1-877-376-4674

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Family Group Conferencing
(HAM0955)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 Ext 279
1-877-527-3823
Family Group Conferencing (FGC) is a culturally sensitive decision making process. The family group, which may include extended family, friends and service providers, is brought together to develop a plan to ensure the safety and well-being of the child(ren) within the family.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Serves all individuals regardless of religious faith

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Individual and Family Counselling Services
(HAM4578)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823
Couple, family, individual, and group counselling services provided on a sliding scale. Issues addressed may include: Couple/relationship conflict * separation * reconciliation * family violence * sexual abuse * parent-child difficulties * adolescent adjustment * problems of the elderly * emotional stress and individual adjustment problems. Also provides information and referral services.
People applying for counselling for the first time should first contact the Walk In Counselling Clinic. The walk-in clinic provides solution-oriented counselling sessions with a professional counsellor. Participants who feel they need more assistance may return to the walk-in clinic for another session, or arrange ongoing counselling.
Mon and Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm * Walk In Clinic Tue 12 noon-6:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Attend walk-in counselling clinic

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Intensive Case Management for Seniors
(HAM1658)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 279
Assists and supports seniors to live independently in the community and provides education, awareness and intervention regarding elder abuse, neglect, and self-neglect. Provides intensive case coordination with an in-depth, personalized, flexible, and creative approach. Gatekeepers Hamilton/Halton specializes in identifying and offering intervention for seniors living in severe self-neglect (Diogenes Syndrome).
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Application

Contact Intake Coordinator information * Referrals and self-referral accepted

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Intensive Case Management for Seniors at Risk, Elder Abuse/Neglect
(HAM3756)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 279
Provides intensive case coordination with an in-depth, personalized, flexible and creative approach. Specializes in elder abuse, including physical, psychological/verbal, financial, neglect or self-neglect. Service is free and confidential.
Mon and Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * Tue-Thu 8:30am-7:30pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Non-denominational, arrangements will be made for interpreters as needed

Application

Anyone may call to make a referral

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Intensive Case Management for Seniors, Gatekeepers Hamilton/Halton
(HAM2858)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 254
Works in conjunction with health and social service community partners, to identify seniors living in severe self-neglect, known as “Diogenes Syndrome”. This service is intended to increase access to support services for vulnerable and at-risk seniors and prevent the need for other services such as hospitalization and long term care.
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Signs of extreme personal neglect: poor hygiene, body odour, wearing dirty or inappropriate clothing; Signs of extreme domestic neglect: home is in severe disrepair, bad odours, excessive clutter, neglected pets, and lack of food; Signs of excessive hoarding; Social withdrawal; Refusal of assistance; Lack of concern about living condition

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Seniors Programs, Senior Peer Volunteer Program
(HAM0027)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823
Telephone support for socially isolated seniors, by senior peer volunteers.
Mon,Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

and at least one other from the following list: * Client previously required coordination of multiple services through Intensive Case Management and follow-up/monitoring is now required. * Change of residence and/or supports within the past year, e.g. absence of an involved family member, spouse, friend or agency * Evidence of self-neglect or any form of elder abuse by a family member, caregiver or any other individual * Circumstances compromising functional capacity including cognitive or physical impairment with confusion, memory and sensory losses

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Seniors Programs, Seniors Intervention and Support Program
(HAM0638)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 279
Provides intensive case coordination with an in-depth, personalized, flexible and creative approach. This program specializes in elder abuse, including physical, psychological/verbal, financial, neglect or self-neglect
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

  • The existence of self-neglect or any form of elder abuse by a family member, caregiver or any other individual
  • Multiple service needs requiring coordination and follow-up
  • Change of residence and/or supports within the past year, e.g. absence of an involved family member, spouse, friend or agency
  • Severe conditions or handicaps compromising functional capacity including cognitive or physical impairment with confusion, memory and sensory losses

Application

Call for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, St. Martin's Manor, Time for Me Parental Respite Program
(HAM1479)
Hamilton Mountain West 500 Mohawk Rd W
Hamilton ON L9C 1X4
905-575-7500
Free childcare program for children (0-5 years) of young parents under 25 in order to support them in maintaining positive mental health and nurture their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
Admin Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Time for Me Respite Program: Sat 11 am-7 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Some programs may accept parents slightly older than restriction age based on situation and space availability * Call for further information

Application

Pre-registration is required, register online

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, St. Martin's Manor Young Parent, Infant, and Children's Centre
(HAM0657)
Hamilton Mountain West 500 Mohawk Rd W
Hamilton ON L9C 1X4
905-575-7500
Provides compassionate care for pregnant and parenting youth and their children through a range of youth-friendly services and supports in a welcoming and safe environment.
Programs include:
* High school (Section 23) on-site, through the Hamilton Catholic District School Board; work at your own pace with teacher assistance; a range of grade 9-12 courses offered
* Residence for pregnant and parenting young women under 21 years of age and their children up to 2 years of age. The length of stay is based on individual needs
* Licensed childcare for infants and toddlers
* Outreach support through the Young Parent Navigator, who can meet pregnant and parenting youth up to 24 years of age and their families in the community and provide assistance accessing needed supports
* Counselling on-site for a range of needs including but not limited to relationships, stress, parenting, and substance use
* Prenatal classes- facilitated by Public Health, Thursday afternoons; open to partners and families
* Parenting programs – Tuesday mornings; open to partners
* "Time for Me” - Respite program that allows young parents to take a break and have their children cared for in a safe setting by child care providers
* Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC) on site - Thursdays 1-3 for young parents and their families
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residence: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region, Haldimand County, Brant County Eligibility

Prenatal classes, Parenting programs and Outreach support: age 24 years and under; moms, dads & partners welcome School and Residence: age 21 and under; pregnant & parenting moms only

Application

None, call or email for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Walk-in Counselling Clinic
(HAM0065)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 279
1-877-527-3823
Offers counselling to anyone on an as-needed basis. Long term counselling and therapy are not offered.
Topics include:
* Abuse
* Family Problems
* Couples
* Counselling
* Parent & Child
* Relationships
* Depression
* Loss
* Separation & Divorce
* Stress
* Anxiety
* Trauma
* Impact of Immigration
Tue 12 noon-6:30 pm * Be prepared to wait
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals, couples and families

Application

The clinic operates on a first-come, first-serve basis * Appointments are not necessary * Drop in - clients are given a counselling session with the next available professional social work counsellor.

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Woman Abuse Program, (Violence Against Women – VAW program)
(HAM0759)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E Unit 201
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823 ext 269
Offers trauma informed support to women and children who have been exposed to abuse, violence and/or trauma within a non-judgmental, inclusive environment in which they can increase their knowledge and understanding of woman abuse, and explore the options, resources and supports available.
Services offered:
Woman Abuse Counselling
Children's Counselling
Partner Assault Response (PAR)
Learning Effective Anti-Violence in Families (LEAF)
Mon, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Women and children in an abusive relationship or survivors of abuse

Application

Call for information

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton, Woman Abuse Program, (Violence Against Women – VAW program), Woman Abuse and Children's Counselling
(HAM6250)
Hamilton Central 447 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1K1
905-527-3823
Program is to respond to the needs of women and children who have experienced abuse through:
*Trauma informed individual and group counselling via drop in and pre-registration groups
*Support women in increasing their knowledge and awareness regarding the dynamics of abuse, its impacts, loss of self-esteem, difficulties in parenting and in all other relationships, addictions, sleep disorders, and debilitating fears and anxieties
*Individual and Group Counselling for children who have experienced or have been exposed to violence, abuse and trauma.
Mon and Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue-Thu 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Women and children

Application

Call for information

Catholic Youth Organization
(HAM0091)
Hamilton Mountain West 5999 Chippewa Rd
Mount Hope ON L0R 1W0
905-528-0011
Offers camping (summer residential, athletics basketball, and family), athletics programs, Christian leadership development programs (for teens), and support to parish communities in the development of youth ministry initiatives. Programs are developed and operated in accordance with Catholic values.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Participants of all faiths * Families of children and teens accessing programs * Agency ensures marginalized children, teens, and families can access all offered programs

Application

Contact for information

Catholic Youth Organization, Camp Brebeuf, Overnight Camp Programs
(HAM6094)
Rockwood 8434 Wellington 27 Rd
Rockwood ON N0B 2K0
Camp Brebeuf 519-856-4671 * CYO Hamilton Office 905-528-0011
Camp operates year-round. Outdoor education and youth ministry programs operate 10 months of the year.
Summer camp programs includes leadership camps, co-ed overnight camps and day camps sessions.
Inclusive 1:1 program for children with special needs for both overnight and day camps.
An accredited member of the Ontario Camps Association.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Wellington County Eligibility

Some programs have specific age limits.

Application

Contact agency

Catholic Youth Organization, Camp Marydale, Summer Day Camp Programs
(HAM6093)
Mount Hope 5999 Chippewa Rd
Mount Hope ON L0R 1W0
905-528-0011 ext 3602
Camp offers summer activity and adventures in Christian Living with One-to-One buddy program for disabled children and children with developmental disabilities.
Supervised bus transportation to and from camp for the city of Hamilton and surrounding areas:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Registration is required

Catholic Youth Organization, Marydale Park
(HAM2926)
Binbrook 5999 Chippewa Rd
Mount Hope ON L0R 1W0
905-528-0011 ext 3602
A barrier-free outdoor recreation facility.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact agency

Centralized Access to Residential Services, Toronto
(HAM1677)
Toronto Downtown 40 Orchard View Blvd Ste 255
Toronto ON M4R 1B9
416-482-7884
Provides centralized access to the fully funded children's mental health residential treatment programs for those residing within the Toronto Region
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Toronto Downtown Eligibility

Latency to 18 yrs

Application

Note: C.A.R.S. provides a specific referral form for completion. They accept referrals from professionals only.

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara
(HAM1239)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163
1-866-437-7606
Offers health and social services to the French-speaking community of the Hamilton and Niagara regions.
1) Primary and Community Health Care
- Primary Care
- Prenatal Services
- Nutrition and Dietary Services
- Aging at Home Program
2) Counselling and Community Initiatives
- Programs for Young Children and Teens
- Programs and Services for Women
3) Programs for Children and Families
4) Programs for Newcomers
- Settlement Services
- Community Legal Services
- Other Settlement and Adaption Services
5) Volunteer Opportunities
6) Partnerships and Collaborations
Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Services for french speaking individuals, children, youth, adults and seniors

Application

Contact for information

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Counselling Services
(HAM3150)
Hamilton East - Central Section 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163
1-866-437-7606
Offers counselling services to the French community of the Hamilton and Niagara regions.
* Counselling and special programming for children who have experienced war or organized conflict
* Counselling for children and adolescents under 18 years
* Counselling for adults
* Addiction services
* Transitional support and housing services for women who are or have been in abusive relationships
* Violence prevention
* In-school programming in partnership with French-language school boards
Member agency of Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario. Partner of Fem'aide, a Francophone helpline for women dealing with violence (1-877-336-2433).
Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue, 8:30-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Francophone individuals

Application

Contact agency

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Francophone Community Health Centre
(HAM3149)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163 ext 3233
1-866-437-7606
Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program for women and their families offers one-on-one support to mothers who are either pregnant or have babies.
Participants receiving prenatal individual courses learn about healthy pregnancy, breastfeeding counselling, healthy eating, labour information and infant feeding. Food vouchers, bus tickets and vitamin supplements are available to low income mothers in need.
Mon 9 am-8 pm * Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am-5 pm * Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region, Burlington Eligibility

Services for french speaking mothers of babies up to nine months old

Application

Contact for information

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Health and Well-being, Family Services
(HAM3190)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163
1-866-437-7606
Provides health and social services in French, for the Hamilton and Niagara population. All services are free and confidential.
Services and programs are for children and their families and include the following:
- French Ontario Early Years Centre (Centre de la petite enfance),
- Psycho-motor activities
- French children's books and parenting resources
- Educational Workshops
- Prenatal and postnatal programs ( Prenatal courses,Infant massage, Postnatal Yoga, etc)
- Well baby clinic and screening
Services are offered at two locations: 1320 Barton St E and 400 Cumberland Ave in Hamilton (Access through gates of Day Care Centre ''Le petit navire'' on left side - Bell outside the building).
Mon, Wed and Thu 8:30 am-5 pm, Tue 8:30 am-8 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Must be able to speak and understand French to use the provided services. Open to all ages.

Application

Contact agency

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Services for Children and Families
(HAM3151)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163
1-866-437-7606
Offers health and social services to the French-speaking community of the Hamilton and Niagara regions.
Programs include:
Home Visits
Parent resource centre (satellite site of the Ontario Early Years Program)
Perinatal Program
Postnatal Yoga
Program for Parents
Summer Camps/Spring Breaks
Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Services for french speaking individuals, children, youth, adults and seniors

Application

Contact for information

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Settlement and Integration Services
(HAM3153)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163 ext 290
1-866-437-7606 ext 290
Settlement and integration services for Francophone immigrants. All services are free of charge and are confidential, and include the Club de l'Amitié social club, medical clinic, and laboratory services. Counselling support is offered to victims of war or organized violence. Information, referral, and support is offered on the following issues:
* Needs assessment
* Administrative procedures for social services
* Community legal services
* Referrals to community services
* Settlement
* Access to interpretation
* Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS)
* Homework club
* Community connections
* Aging at home
Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Services for French speaking individuals, children, youth, adults and seniors

Application

Contact for information

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Settlement and Integration Services, Community Connections Mentorship Program
(HAM3421)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163 ext 290
1-866-437-7606 ext 290
Provides group activities for newly-arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks.
Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Open to all francophone users * Clients must be able to speak and understand French

Application

Call for information

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Settlement and Integration Services, Settlement Program
(HAM3463)
Hamilton East 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163 ext 290
1-866-437-7606 ext 290
Services to enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society, including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community.
Mon, Wed, Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region Eligibility

Services for French speaking individuals, children, youth, adults and seniors

Application

Contact agency

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Provincial System Support Program (PSSP)
(HAM0028)
Hamilton East 20 Hughson St S Ste 804
Hamilton ON L8N 2A1
905-525-1250
1-888-857-2876 * Support Line 1-800-463-6273 * Marketing/Pamphlets 1-800-661-1111
A program offered to local community agencies to transform mental health and addictions systems. (Counselling and other services to the public are not provided from this location.) PSSP supports Service Improvement through Service Collaboratives (SISC, www.servicecollaboratives.ca) and connects people through the knowledge exchange Evidence Exchange Network (EENet, www.eenet.ca).
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Services offered to community agencies

Application

Contact for information

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Queen St Site
(HAM0136)
Toronto Downtown 1001 Queen St W
Toronto ON M6J 1H4
Information Desk: 416-535-8501
Switchboard: 1-800-463-2338 * Information Desk: 1-800-463-6273
Mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres. Information Desk provides factual information by email, telephone, online and in person and assists public in accessing services, information and programs within CAMH and throughout Ontario.
Information Desk: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Switchboard: 24 Hours, Mon-Sun
Ontario Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Centre français Hamilton
(HAM0090)
Hamilton Central 121 Hughson St N
Hamilton ON L8R 1G7
905-547-5702
A cultural and arts centre serving and celebrating the francophone community. Programming includes festivals, performances, children's camps, after school programs, guided walks, and conversation circles and is geared toward the French community, people interested in French culture and language, and families of children attending French immersion schools.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development
(HAM1423)
Montreal 3050 Edouard-Montpetit Blvd
Montreal QC H3T 1J7
514-343-6111 ext 2541
Identifies and disseminates the best scientific and international knowledge on the social and emotional development of young children, encourages leading-edge research, provides governments and service planners with a consultation service for policies on early childhood development, produces the bilingual online Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Canada Application

Contact for information

Child and Parent Resource Institute
(HAM1596)
London 600 Sanatorium Rd
London ON N6H 3W7
519-858-2774
1-877-494-2774
A tertiary level resource centre offering highly specialized, interdisciplinary assessment, treatment, consultation, education, research for children and youth with complex emotional, behavioural, developmental and/or medical disorders and their families.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * 24 hour inpatient (residential) care
Hamilton (City of), Waterloo Region, Bruce County, Elgin County, Essex County, Lambton County, Middlesex County, London, Oxford County, Perth County, Wellington County, Chatham-Kent, Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Grey County, Huron County, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Children and youth, birth - 18 years, with complex emotional and behavioural disorders, complex medical and developmental disorders

Application

Contact for information

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
(HAM0202)
Ottawa
Works toward expanding the child care system in Canada and to improve its quality. Advocates the development of an affordable, comprehensive, high quality, not for profit child care system that is supported by public funds.
Canada Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Membership form available online

Children's Aid Society of Hamilton, Christmas Support Program
(HAM6387)
Hamilton East 26 Arrowsmith Rd
Hamilton ON L8E 4H8
905-522-1121
Program welcomes individuals, families, service organizations, or local businesses to join in efforts to provide items for Christmas hampers.
Donations invited include: items for hampers such as food vouchers, pj's, slippers and toys
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Families receiving services and support from The Children's Aid Society of Hamilton

Application

Referral through the family's case worker

Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Ontario Chapter
(HAM5817)
Pickering 1101 Kingston Rd 360
Pickering ON L1V 1B5
905-427-5353
1-800-267-9474
A non-profit organization who grants the wishes of children 3 - 17 years, who have life-threatening, high risk illnesses.
Ontario Eligibility

Children with life-threatening, high risk illnesses.

Application

Contact for information

CHOICES
(HAM4151)
Dundas 59 Kirby Ave S Unit 10 and 11
Dundas ON L9H 6P3
905-628-6147
Provides an support services and respite care to adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

with developmental disabilities

Application

Referral through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) Hamilton 1-877-376-4674

CHOICES, Passport
(HAM2705)
Dundas 59 Kirby Ave S Unit 10 and 11
Dundas ON L9H 6P3
905-388-1328
A program for people with a confirmed developmental disability that have left school and want to find more ways to participate in their community. Participants can receive funding for activities that encourage their personal development and help them achieve their potential. Day and support living programs.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

with a confirmed developmental disability

Application

Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) is the office responsible for allocating funds and managing placements in the Hamilton area. For all information regarding application for Day or Residential Programs, Passport funding or to ask questions about the placement or funding processes, contact DSO at 905-297-5604

CHOICES, Snoezelen Room
(HAM1454)
Flamborough 459 Ofield Rd S RR 2
Dundas ON L9H 5E2
905-628-1685
A calming, physical space with various coloured lights, sounds and textured surfaces created to provide therapeutic sensory stimulation
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

with developmental disabilities

Application

Contact for information

CHOICES, SPRINT Program
(HAM1809)
Flamborough 459 Ofield Rd S RR 2
Dundas ON L9H 5E2
905-628-1685
SPRINT is a program that focuses on helping each client obtain and maintain the highest level of function. The Goals are to promote activity, mobility and independence, increase muscle strength and balance.
Mon-Fri 9 am- 3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

with developmental disabilities

Application

None, individuals who participate in the Day Program

CHOICES, Westfield Day Program
(HAM0591)
Dundas 459 Ofield Rd S RR 2
Dundas ON L9H 5E2
905-628-1685
Westfield is a life skills training centre for developmentally disabled adults.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

with a developmental disability

Application

Referral through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) Hamilton 905-297-5604

Christ Church - Anglican, Hannon Location
(HAM0708)
Hannon 1307 Woodburn Rd
Hannon ON L0R 1P0
905-692-3781
Protestant Church
Worship Service: Sun 10 am
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

No application required

Christ Church - Anglican, Hannon Location, Glanbrook Community Food Bank
(FLM6161)
Glanbrook 1307 Woodburn Rd
Binbrook ON L0R 1P0
905-692-3781
A community food bank operated by Christ Anglican Church that provides emergency help to individuals and families.
Thu 9 am-11 am
Glanbrook, Mount Hope, Binbrook Eligibility

Low income individuals and families residing in the Glanbrook area

Application

walk in and complete application form

Christian Horizons - West District
(HAM2338)
Kitchener 4275 King St E Suite 101
Kitchener ON N2P 2E9
519-650-3241
A faith-based organization serving people with developmental disabilities and their families in Ontario. Offers residential and retreat facilities.
Services include:
- Individual support services
- Supported independent living
- Community participation supports
- Family home services
- Community residences
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Contact for information

Christian Horizons - West District, Hamilton Day Program
(HAM1777)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-521-9907
Program offers activities in recreation and leisure, arts and music, life skill development, and volunteering.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability.

Application

Applications to be received by Development Services Ontario (DSO)-Hamilton. Possibility of services for purchase. For more information contact program by email.

Christian Horizons - West District, Hamilton Host Family Services
(HAM0991)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Suite 202
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-527-6762 ext 253
Program provides residential support to adults with a developmental disability in an appropriate family home.
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Contact for information

Christian Horizons - West District, Hamilton Pathways - Employment Solutions
(HAM1097)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-527-6762
Provides adults with a developmental disability with pathways to employment, community integration, and skill building, including resume development and job interview skills.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Apply through Contact Hamilton

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton I
(HAM0418)
Hamilton Mountain West
905-388-6612
Provides residential support to adults with developmental disabilities, in the City of Hamilton.
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability.

Application

Contact for information.

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton II
(HAM2845)
Hamilton Mountain West 904 West 5th St
Hamilton ON L9C 5R5
905-388-9806
Provides residential support to five adults with developmental disabilities, in the City of Hamilton.
Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Contact for information

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton IV
(HAM0359)
Hamilton Mountain East
905-574-7922
Provides residential supports for adults with a developmental disability in the City of Hamilton.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability.

Application

Developmental Service Ontario * Contact agency for more information

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton V
(HAM0361)
Hamilton Mountain West 7 Morgan Rd
Hamilton ON L9C 2W3
905-385-4333
Provides residential support to five adults with developmental disabilities in the City of Hamilton.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Contact for information

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton VI
(HAM1550)
Hamilton Mountain Central
905-318-0250
Provides residential supports, day programs and equip classes to adults with developmental disabilities.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability.

Application

Contact for information

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton VII
(HAM2690)
Freelton Bridle St
Freelton ON
905-659-0879
Provides residential support to four adults with developmental disabilities, in the City of Hamilton.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability.

Application

Developmental Services Ontario * Contact agency for more information

Christian Horizons - West District, Horizon House Hamilton VIII
(HAM3128)
Campbellville Glenron Rd RR 2
Campbellville ON L0P 1B0
905-659-6715
Provides residential support to adults with developmental disabilities, in the City of Hamilton.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am- 4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability.

Application

Contact for information.

Christian Horizons - West District, Passport
(HAM2703)
Kitchener
519-650-3241
A support plan that will reflect the unique needs of each person, including opportunities for skill development and is a community-based focus, accessing a variety of recreational and leisure facilities.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am- 4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Residents of Ontario that have a confirmed developmental disability and: Have left school and would benefit from supports that will help them participate in recreational, vocational or educational opportunities in the community; or have been waiting for service and are in need of community participation supports; and are not receiving Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) employment supports. Participants can live independently or in supportive living. Priority will be given to applicants who are living at home with their families.

Application

Call Contact Hamilton at 905-570-8888. Contact Hamilton administers Passport for residents of Hamilton. Staff will provide application form, program information, and consultation on areas of need. The application is available on Contact Hamilton's website.

Christian Horizons - West District, Supported Independent Living
(HAM2847)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Suite 5
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-527-6762
Program provides residential support to adults with developmental disabilities living in apartment settings. This is an option for a person who chooses to live independently or with a roommate. The level of support is determined on an individual basis and can range from several hours a day to a few hours a week.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Residences Mon-Sun 24 hours
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a developmental disability

Application

Contact for information

Circle of Friends for Newcomers Hamilton
(HAM2624)
Hamilton West 155 Queen St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2V6
905-529-1840
Assists resettlement in the Hamilton area by providing English classes, language training and LINC child care for women and men who otherwise might face barriers.
Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

* Adult Immigrants and Refugees * LINC eligible children of attending parents, aged 6 months to 5 years old

Application

Register in person anytime during the school year (Sep-Jun)