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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
Geneva Centre for Autism
(HAM1490)
Toronto Downtown 112 Merton St
Toronto ON M4S 2Z8
416-322-7877
Helps individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families, to participate fully in their communities by the development and delivery of clinical intervention services and training.
Programs & Services include:
Behaviour and communication programs
Parent education and training
Training Institute
Consultation Services
In-home coaching
Case management
Sibling and parent support groups
Family counselling
Social work
Resource library / lending library
Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Week-end respite, evening appointments and workshops.
Ontario Eligibility

Confirmed diagnosis of an ASD required for funded clinical services in Toronto.

Application

Call to make an appointment or if you require training in your area

Glanbrook Community Services
(HAM4903)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-3464
Community based non-profit organization, managed by a volunteer board of directors. The agency provides intake and referral to the community while offering supportive programs / services to those seniors and other individuals who require assistance in order to maintain independence at home. Programs are open to individuals looking for sustained health and overall well being.
Programs include:
Intake & Referral
Community Bus
Meals on Wheels (Hot)
Active Fit - Tuesdays at 10 am - Glanbrook Arena, Mezzanine
Gentle Fit, Fun and Brunch - held on Fridays at 10 am at Binbrook United Church
Adapted Pilates - Wednesday 9:45 am to 11:00 am - $5.00 Glanbrook Arena, Upstairs Hall
Meals Made Easy (Frozen)
Foot Care Clinic
Transportation Program
In-Home Foot Care Services
Housecleaning & Laundry
Diner’s Club (Congregate Dining)
Home Maintenance & Repair Program
In-Home Hairdressing
Volunteering
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Glanbrook, Binbrook Eligibility

Open to all Individuals financially marginalized or geared to income

Application

Contact for information

Glanbrook Community Services, Diners' Club Congregate Dining Program
(HAM1953)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-3464
A nutritious meal is provided monthly at a location in Glanbrook/Binbrook. Participants from outside of Glanbrook are welcome, but must arrange their own transportation. Includes social time and information. Transportation can be arranged for participants who reside in Glanbrook.
Third Thu of each month noon * Office Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to seniors and most older adults

Application

Call to register

Glanbrook Community Services, Foot Care Clinic and In Home Foot Care Services
(HAM2575)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-3464
Care and treatment provided by workers with foot care certification with In-Home Foot Care Services also available.
Clinic: Third Tue of the month by appointment
Hamilton (City of), Glanbrook Eligibility

Open to those who are unable to otherwise access footcare due to physical, mental or financial limitations. Some restrictions apply. These services are NOT available to people with diabetes taking insulin by needle or those on blood thinners.

Application

Clinic - by appointment only * In- Home - contact for information

Glanbrook Community Services, In-Home Hairdressing
(HAM6382)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-1611 or 905-692-3464
Offers licensed hairdressers providing service in the home. Can accommodate clients confined to bed and patients in hospital.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Glanbrook Eligibility

Application

Contact for information

Glanbrook Community Services, Meals on Wheels
(HAM4666)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-3464
Hot, nutritious, homemade three-course meal delivered during the noon hour. Meal includes salad, main course of meat, potato and vegetable and dessert. Specialized meals can be made upon request.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm * Delivery Mon-Fri 11:30 am-1 pm
Glanbrook, Binbrook, Mount Hope Eligibility

Seniors and other adults with physical limitations

Application

Contact for information

Glanbrook Community Services, Referred Worker Program, Home Maintenance and Repair
(HAM4763)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-1611 or 905-692-3464
A "handyman" program providing basic plumbing, grass cutting, carpentry, gardening, cleaning and repair of first floor window/eaves, and painting.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Binbrook Eligibility

Individuals financially marginalized or geared to income

Application

Contact for information

Glanbrook Community Services, Referred Worker Program, Housecleaning Program
(HAM0778)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-1611 or 905-692-3464
Providing basic housecleaning, laundry and bed-making.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals financially marginalized or geared to income

Application

Contact for information

Glanbrook Community Services, Transportation Services
(HAM4765)
Binbrook 4280 Binbrook Rd Unit 2
Binbrook ON L0R 1C0
905-692-3464
Provides participants with transportation services to medical appointments, dental appointments, errands, to visit friends, grocery and general shopping. Participants can make arrangements to the trip. Drivers will wait and can assist participants with purchases.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Glanbrook, Binbrook, Mount Hope Eligibility

Open to seniors and most older adults

Application

Contact for information

Good Shepherd Centres, Angela's Place
(HAM3170)
Hamilton East 320 Tragina Ave N
Hamilton ON L8H 5E3
905-549-4276
Provides transitional housing and support to young mothers in self-contained apartment units with on-site programming and support staff.
Programs include:
* Cooking/Community Gardening
* Health & Nutrition
* Infant bonding and attachment
* Budgeting
* Pre-employment Counselling
* Problem Solving
* Public Health Support
* Ontario Early Years Hamilton
* LEAP (Learning, Earning and Parenting)
* Mental Health and addiction support
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Young mothers

Application

Contact for information

Good Shepherd Centres, Barrett Centre for Crisis Support
(HAM2697)
Hamilton (City of)
905-529-4343
1-844-777-3571 (24 hrs)
A crisis response program serving the needs of individuals in the community who are experiencing a crisis and need support but do not require a hospital stay, or are transitioning from psychiatric hospitalization, back to the community. Offers 10 beds, in-person counselling, and telephone counselling. Collect calls are accepted.
Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Haldimand County, Niagara Region, Brant County, Halton Region Eligibility

Applicants to a crisis bed must be able to take care of their physical needs. Open to all newcomer groups.

Application

Apply through referral or crisis line

Good Shepherd Centres, Christmas Dinner and Wonderland
(HAM0321)
Hamilton Central 1 Summers Lane
Hamilton ON L8P 4Y2
General Inquiry 905-528-9109 * Volunteering 905-528-6565 ext 3333
Held each year to celebrate the Christmas season, open to families and individuals. Past events have been held at the Hamilton Convention Centre and include a turkey dinner, a gift of toiletries for adult participants, a Christmas toy for children, children's games and entertainment, and a visit from Santa Claus.
Sun * Doors open at 1:30 pm * Dinner is served at 3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Call for information

Good Shepherd Centres, Christmas Hamper Program
(HAM4916)
Hamilton Central 155 Cannon St E
Hamilton ON L8L 2A6
905-972-9485 * Automated Information Line 289-639-8199
Offers food hampers with groceries suitable to prepare a Christmas dinner and Christmas gifts for families with children and youth. Gift stockings are available for individuals. Registration is required.
Registration Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm * Pick up Mon-Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am * 1 pm-3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals and families who use the Good Shepherd food bank or meet an income assessment

Application

Attend in person to register during registration period * Registered users of Good Shepherd food bank members should bring their card and a piece of ID * Non-members must provide proof of income * OW and ODSP recipients should provide their drug benefit card * Low income earners should provide the Notice of Assessment from the previous year's income tax return

Good Shepherd Centres, Emmanuel House
(HAM5506)
Hamilton Central 90 Stinson St
Hamilton ON L8N 1S2
905-308-8401
A palliative / end-of-life care residential hospice.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Palliative / end-of-life care is provided Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Applicant must: * Be 18 years or older and a resident of Hamilton or surrounding area or an immediate family member of a resident of Hamilton or surrounding area. * Be in final stages of life, with a prognosis of 3 months or less and/or a Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) score of 50% or less. * Must have a need for professional care and supportive comfort measures during the last stages of life. * Have a physician who will provide continuing care. * Have a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) agreed to, prior to admission. * Have a designated Power of Attorney in place, prior to admission. * Respite care may be provided for a period of two weeks depending on bed availability.

Application

Phone for application form

Good Shepherd Centres, Family Centre emergency shelter program
(HAM2116)
Hamilton Central 143 Wentworth Street South
Hamilton ON L8N 2Z1
905-528-9442
Provides temporary emergency accommodation for families experiencing homelessness in the form of private, accessible self-contained units.
Services include:
* Access to residential support workers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
* Individual case management
* Assistance searching for permanent housing
* Connections to post-shelter networks
* Referrals to medical, legal and other community services
* On-site access to support services such as Ontario Works, Public Health etc.
* Specialized services for children and youth landlord/tenant issues, parenting etc.
* Assistance with transportation
* Cultural interpretation services
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Families in need, including all newcomer families, are eligible to access this centre.

Application

Contact for information

Good Shepherd Centres, The Venture Centre Market Place (Emergency food and clothing bank)
(HAM6162)
Hamilton Central 155 Cannon St E
Hamilton ON L8L 0A2
905-972-9485 press option 2
Provides emergency food and clothing for families and individuals in need
Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

All families (including newcomer families) and individuals that meet a low income assessment are eligible.

Application

Contact for information, an attendant will schedule an appointment for the caller to attend and be registered.

Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services, Martha House
(HAM0182)
Hamilton West 25 Ray St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2Y8
905-523-8895
A secure, accessible, 40-bed emergency shelter.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Women experiencing abuse and/or homelessness and their children. All newcomer women are eligible.

Application

Call for information

Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services, Mary's Place
(HAM2032)
Hamilton West 30 Pearl St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2Y8
905-540-8000
An emergency shelter for women that includes support programs addressing homelessness, poverty, mental illness, and violence.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Women only; All newcomer women are eligible to access this temporary shelter.

Application

Contact agency

Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services, Second Stage Services
(HAM2813)
Hamilton West
905-523-8766
Offers women and children who have left abusive situations the chance to re-establish themselves in the community. Furnished, affordable housing is available for up to one year as well as a range of programs and supports geared to creating greater physical, emotional and financial stability in the aftermath of violence and abuse.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Women with or without children who have experienced abuse and/or violence and are seeking safe housing and supports.

Application

Contact for application process

Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services, Transitional Housing and Support Program
(HAM2322)
Hamilton West 30 Pearl St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2Y8
905-523-8766
A program for women (and their children) who are survivors of violence and abuse, support workers will assist women in accessing services required to establish violence and abuse-free lives in their community.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Women experiencing abuse

Application

Contact agency

Good Shepherd Centres, Women's Services, Wellness Program
(HAM0181)
Hamilton West 30 Pearl St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2Y8
905-523-8766 ext 4232
Program assists women in the purposeful, conscious, and holistic pursuit of mind, body, and spiritual balance.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Application

Contact agency

Good Shepherd Centres, Youth Services, Brennan House, After-Care Transitional Supportive Housing
(HAM3171)
Hamilton East 1080 King St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1E3
905-577-1166
A supportive transitional housing complex with six bachelor apartments that houses youth needing continued support after living at Brennan House. Each of the residents has on call support of the Brennan House staff team.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Males and females

Application

Contact agency

Good Shepherd Centres, Youth Services, Brennan House, Residential Mental Health Treatment Facility
(HAM4755)
Hamilton Central 614 King St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1E2
905-577-1166
A 15 bed, co-ed residential mental health treatment facility for youth. Program supports youth with identified social, emotional, behavioural, mental health and addictions issues. Youth Support Workers, provide support and guidance in a trauma-informed environment. Staff offers support by advocating through the child welfare, Youth Justice and Education system.
Services offered:
* 24 hours staff support
* Access to mental Health clinician and consulting psychiatrist
* Assignment to a youth support worker to encourage residents’ strength and aid in working out personal goals
* Life and social skills training
* Access to after care
* Access to the Youth Trustee Program helping with financial aid for educational purposes
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Males and females

Application

Contact Hamilton 905-570-8888 or Brennan House 905-577-1166

Good Shepherd Centres, Youth Services, Notre Dame House
(HAM5505)
Hamilton Central 14 Cannon St W
Hamilton ON L8R 2B3
905-308-8090
Offers shelter services, a resource center, and a school serving at-risk youth.
Services include:
* 24 Hour a day intake and admissions
* Meets basic needs by providing all Meals and Snacks, Clothing, Laundry and Hygiene products, etc.
* Advocacy and Case Co-ordination
* Recreational / Therapeutic programming
* On-Site Access to Mental Health Services and Consulting Psychiatry
* On-Site Access to a General Practitioner and/or Nurse Practitioner
* On-Site Addiction / Substance Use Supports (Alternatives for Youth)
* On-Site Withdrawal Management Assessment and Monitoring (St. Joseph’s Hospital)
* Aftercare services through our Community Resource Centre
The Notre Dame Community Resource Centre, is a multi-agency resource centre for at-risk youth residing within the community who are between 16 and 21 years of age. Youth have access to a number of outreach support services and programs to assist them in remaining housed; diverting them from homelessness and street involvement.
A case coordinator assists the youth in navigating community and internal services based on their identified needs.
Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Shelter Mon-Fri 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Application

Contact for information

Good Shepherd Non Profit Homes, Good Shepherd Square Apartments
(HAM3485)
Hamilton East 35 Aikman Ave
Hamilton ON L8M 3M8
905-525-5188
Situated on King St. just west of downtown Hamilton, Good Shepherd Square Apartments provide decent and affordable housing. There are two buildings with one reserved exclusively for Seniors. Contact Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes for rental inquires at this location.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all low income applicants

Application

Click here to download application form

Good Shepherd Non Profit Homes, McGinty House
(HAM1206)
Hamilton Central 131 Catherine St N
Hamilton ON L8R 1J5
905-525-7884
McGinty House offers support to persons who are living with a serious mental illness, and who have a history of homelessness * The house offers 10 bachelor units, and is an all-male tenant building, providing 24 hour on-site staffing 7 days a week.
Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Men

Application

Must be referred through the HOMES program. For a referral contact John Lee at 905-528-3655.

Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes
(HAM0998)
Hamilton Central 15 Ray St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2X5
905-525-5188
Provides housing and supportive programs in buildings owned or managed by Good Shepherd.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes, Emmaus Place
(HAM3989)
Hamilton East 35 Aikman Ave
Hamilton ON L8M 3M8
905-525-5188
Offers 60 apartments (mostly one-bedroom with some bachelor and two-bedroom units). Tenants may include people living with mental or physical health issues, victims of domestic violence, the frail elderly and individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
Support staff are located in the building to offer assistance with problem-solving, assist in managing health issues, provide information and referrals to community services, and coordinate social/recreational programming.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals over 16 * Services available to persons who have been homeless, who are living with a mental illness and/or physical disabilities, street youth, victims of domestic violence, the frail elderly and individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Application

Call for application

Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes, HOMES Program
(HAM6138)
Hamilton East 35 Aikman Ave
Hamilton ON L8M 3M8
905-528-3655 ext 2367
With the Ministry of Health developed supportive housing for people who have been homeless and are living with a mental illness. Support is provided seven days a week by on-site teams for tenants at four sites, and by four mobile teams for tenants living in privately owned apartments. Housing choices range from bed/sitting rooms to detached homes.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * HOMES program staff on duty or on call Mon-Fri 24 hours
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

homeless/at risk of being homeless and who are living with mental health problems.

Application

Initial phone call to Director, will screen for eligibility (re: homelessness/mental illness) * When units are available, person referred will be seen for Intake interview and then matched with appropriate housing.

Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes, Mathias Place
(HAM0040)
Hamilton West 369 Main St W
Hamilton ON L8P 1K3
905-529-8301
A 28-bed supportive housing unit for those who are homeless and living with a mental illness.
Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of) Application

Must be referred through the HOMES program * contact John Lee, Director, at 905-528-3655 for further information and a referral form

Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes, Taylor Apartments
(HAM6135)
Hamilton West 100 Locke St S
Hamilton ON L8P 4Y9
905-525-5188
Offers 15 supportive housing units to all eligible who require a subsidy for rent.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals with mental or physical disabilities, victims of domestic violence, the frail elderly, and those living with HIV/AIDS

Application

Apply at the Housing Office - 15 Ray St N.

Goodwill, The Amity Group
(HAM0036)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St Suite 101
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-526-8482 ext 2270
A social enterprise that helps people overcome employment barriers, and works with both individuals and employers to find employment solutions.
Services include:
* Career Centres
* Commercial Services
* Donation Centres
* Value Centres
* Job Board
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Brant County Eligibility

Persons with employment disadvantages and/or disabilities. Local employers.

Application

Contact for information

Goodwill, The Amity Group, Goodwill Career Centre, Ontario Disability Employment Supports Program
(HAM1500)
Hamilton Central 225 King William St
Hamilton ON L8R 1B1
905-526-8482 ext 2304
Provides training, job placement programs, and other services for persons with employment disadvantages and/or disabilities.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Brant County Eligibility

Application

Contact for information

Goodwill, The Amity Group, Goodwill Upper Gage Career Centre
(HAM1742)
Hamilton Mountain East 1050 Upper Gage Ave
Hamilton ON L8V 5B7
905-526-8488 ext 1307
Employment Service - comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment. * information and referral to other employment and community services
Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs
Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers.
Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training * job matching * paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports
Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year
Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees. * Available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Mon-Sat 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Except Wed 8:30 am-8 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Brant County Eligibility

Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Youth Job Link -- Self-service information and resources, any youth 15-29 years, including students * Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada

Youth Job Connection -- Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment

Youth Job Connection Summer -- Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to post-secondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work

Application

Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit www.ontario.ca/employmentontario

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
(HAM0390)
Hamilton (City of)
905-385-6561
A peer-led self-help support group for grandparents to come together to give each other support as they parent for the second time around.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Grandparents

Application

Contact for information

Grief Support Group
(HAM3139)
Dundas 45 Main St
Dundas ON L9H 2P7
905-512-6995
A professionally led, open weekly discussion series for anyone who has suffered the death of a family member or friend or is a primary caregiver of a loved one through terminal or chronic illness.
Tue 9:30 am-11:30 am or 7 pm-9 pm * one evening meeting in both Jul & Aug
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adult

Application

Contact for information