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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
Canada. Old Age Security Programs, Chatham-Kent Service Canada Centre
(HAM2808)
Chatham 120 Wellington St W
Chatham ON N7M 3P3
English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
Old Age Security (OAS)
Monthly pension to persons 65 or over regardless of income or assets. * Must be legal resident of Canada for at least 40 years to receive full pension. * Also full pension for persons who were 25 years or older as of July 1, 1977, and who resided in or had a visa to enter Canada that was valid on that date, or who had resided legally in Canada prior to that date and after reaching age 18, and who resided in Canada immediately before approval of the application. * Persons who cannot meet the requirements for full pension may earn a partial pension.
Old Age Security Identification Card
Allows OAS recipients who do not use direct deposit to cash their pension cheques. * May be used as proof of age to receive senior discounts from stores, restaurants or other services, but no official standing as identification.
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Supplement added monthly to Old Age Security for those with limited or no income. * Reapply when income taxes are filed. * Not payable outside Canada beyond a period of 6 months regardless of how long the person lived in Canada.
Allowance
Monthly allowance for spouses 60-64 years of Old Age Security pensioners receiving Guaranteed Income Supplement. * Based on combined income of the couple. * Residence requirements. * Proof of age required. * Reapply when income taxes are filed.
Allowance for the Survivor
Monthly allowance for widowed spouses 60-64 years. * Death, marriage and applicant's birth certificate required. * Based on limited or no income. * Deceased spouse need not have received Old Age Security. * Apply when income taxes are filed.
Programs of Human Resources and Social Development Canada, delivered by Service Canada.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Canada Eligibility

See below for age and other qualifications * Canada has reciprocal social security agreements with many other countries

Application

Apply 6 months before becoming eligible * Application forms available online, by phone, or in person at Service Canada sites

Native Women's Centre, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
(HAM6133)
Hamilton East
905-664-1114
1-888-308-6559
Serves Aboriginal families in a culturally appropriate manner with the aim of ensuring that children and families have access to services and supports.
Administrative Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Pre-natal, Aboriginal families with children 0-6 years.

Application

Contact for information

Olive Branch (The)
(HAM0574)
Hamilton Central 195 Rebecca St
Hamilton ON L8R 1C2
905-522-7482
Provides meals and personal items to individuals in physical and spiritual need. Personal items include soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, sleeping bags, blankets, and clothes, offered based on availability.
Lunch: Wed-Sat 12 noon-1:30 pm, Sun after worship * Drop-in: Wed-Sun 10 am-2 pm * Worship Service: Sun 11:30 am-2 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all * Volunteers: age 16 years and older

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres (OATC), Hamilton Clinic
(HAM2319)
Hamilton East 397 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8N 1J7
905-528-9889
Clinic specializing in methadone treatment and counselling for people addicted to opiates (e.g. heroin, morphine, Percocet, Dilaudid).
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-1 pm, 1:30 pm-4 pm * Fri 8:30 am-1 pm * Sat, Sun 9 am-12 noon
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

People addicted to opiates

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Association of Speech - Language Pathologists and Audiologists
(HAM0701)
Toronto Downtown 410 Jarvis St
Toronto ON M4Y 2G6
General office 416-920-3676 * Private Practice Referral Line 416-920-0361
1-800-718-6752 * Private Practice Referral Line Only 1-877-740-6009
Represents, promotes and supports its members in their work on behalf of all Ontarians, especially those with communication disorders, swallowing difficulties, or hearing health care needs. Provides referral and general information on communication and swallowing disorders.
Referrals are based on criteria provided by the client such as: geographic area, age of client, issue (if known), language needs etc. Call for names and numbers of up to three private practitioners in the appropriate geographic region.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Referral line open to the general public. Membership only available to professionals/students in professional programs.

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Camps Association
(ANC1750)
Toronto Downtown 70 Martin Ross Ave
Toronto ON M3J 2L4
416-485-0425
1-844-485-0425
Membership comprised of camps, individuals and like-minded organizations and agencies, devoted to maintaining high standards for organized camping. Maintains an on-line database of children's camps, special needs camps and a list of summer camp subsidies and bursaries in Ontario.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Ages vary per camp

Application

Contact for Information

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
(HAM1657)
Toronto Downtown 250 Bloor St E Suite 1000
Toronto ON M4W 1E6
416-972-9882
1-877-828-9380
A regulatory body whose primary duty is to serve and protect the public interest by regulating the practice of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Open to Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Long Term Care Association
(HAM1129)
Toronto Downtown 425 University Ave Suite 500
Toronto ON M5G 1T6
647-256-3490
Represents the full mix of long term care operators, which include private, not-for-profit, charitable and municipal. Member homes are regulated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Provide care and accommodation services, to residents throughout Ontario.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Home Membership is available to multi-facility, single and independent family, charitable organizations and municipalities that own and operate long-term care homes in Ontario. Commercial Memberships are open to organizations that serve the long-term care market. Affiliate Membership is open to educational and research institutions, as well as other non-profit stakeholders, who are interested in staying informed on the key issues and activities in the long-term care sector.

Application

Contact Michelle Gradini, Director of Member Services and Events, at membership@oltca.com or 647-256-3497.

Ontario Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
(HAM0762)
Toronto Downtown
416-481-8657
1-800-563-1123
Offers support, guidance, understanding and resource materials to parents and professionals.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm *Messages picked up daily
Ontario Eligibility

Parents, Caregivers and Health Professionals looking for information/support

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Psychological Association
(HAM1673)
Toronto Downtown 21 St. Clair Ave E Ste 403
Toronto ON M4T 1L8
416-961-5552
1-800-268-0069
A professional organization of psychologists residing in the province. This voluntary association is committed to advancing psychology as an independent profession of the highest ethical standards and offers a confidential referral service to help people find a psychologist in their area.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Psychologists

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Retirement Communities Association
(HAM5810)
Oakville 2401 Bristol Circle Ste 202
Oakville ON L6H 6P1
905-403-0500
1-888-263-5556
A voluntary, non-profit association that sets operating standards, inspects and accredits retirement homes in Ontario. ORCA members are retirement home operators that have passed and continue to meet standards for accreditation.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Ontario Eligibility

Seniors, and other interested consumers

Application

Contact for information

Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists
(HAM1144)
Toronto Downtown 55 Eglinton Ave E Ste 210
Toronto ON M4P 1G8
416-332-3011
1-877-676-6768
Voluntary provincial professional association that can assist members of the public or referrers to find an occupational therapist in their community. See website for details.
Hours not specified
Ontario Eligibility

Occupational Therapists

Application

Call or visit website

Out of the Cold, Central Presbyterian Church Location, Day Program - Thursday
(HAM0060)
Hamilton Central 165 Charlton St W
Hamilton ON L8P 2C7
905-308-8447
Hot, nutritious meals served to men, women and families in need.
Thu 4 pm-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Families and individuals in need who are on a low income.

Application

No application required

Out of the Cold, Christ's Church Cathedral Location, Day Program - Saturday and Tuesday
(HAM0894)
Hamilton Central 252 James St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2L3
905-308-8447
Hot meals served to women and children in need.
Tue, Sat 4 pm-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Women who are on a low income and their children.

Application

No application required

Out of the Cold, Erskine Presbyterian Church Location, Day Program - Wednesday
(HAM4675)
Hamilton West 19 Pearl St N
Hamilton ON L8R 2Y6
905-308-8447
Hot meals served to men, women and families in need.
Wed 4 pm-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Families and individuals in need who are on a low income

Application

No application required

Out of the Cold, MacNab Presbyterian Church Location, Day Program - Monday and Saturday
(HAM0892)
Hamilton Central 116 MacNab St S
Hamilton ON L8P 3C3
905-308-8447
Hot meals served to men, women and families in need.
Mon, Sat 4 pm-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Families or individuals in need who are on a low income.

Application

No application required

Out of the Cold, St. Stephen of Hungary Roman Catholic Church Location, Day Program - Monday
(HAM2043)
Hamilton Central 130 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8L 2W4
905-308-8447
Hot meals served to men, women and families in need.
Mon 4 pm-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Families and individuals who are in need and on a low income.

Application

No application required

Out of the Cold, Wentworth Baptist Church Location, Day Program - Friday
(HAM0978)
Hamilton Central 120 Wentworth St N
Hamilton ON L8L 5Z7
905-308-8447
Hot meals served to men, women and families in need.
Fri 4 pm-5:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Families and individuals who are in need and on a low income.

Application

No application required

Out of the Cold, Wesley Urban Ministries, Breakfast Program - Monday to Saturday
(HAM1768)
Hamilton Central 195 Ferguson Ave N
Hamilton ON L8L 8J1
905-308-8447
Open to all in need
Mon-Sat 8 am-8:45 am
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults in need of breakfast

Application

No application required

Spectrum Patient Services
(HAM0697)
Hamilton Central 400 Parkdale Ave N
Hamilton ON L8H 5Y2
24 Hr Bookings/Dispatch 1-866-527-9191
Provides non-emergency transport of patients between hospitals, from hospital to home or medical appointments, and from Long Term Care facilities to medical appointments or hospitals. Provides on-site medical services for events. Additional services offered by Spectrum Patient Services and its divisions include:
* Home health care services-Spectrum Health Care
* Non-medical homemaking and companionship services - Seniors for Seniors
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region, Peel Region, Halton Region, Ottawa (City of), Durham Region, York Region Eligibility

Open to all

Application

No application required