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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
AIDS Network (The)
(HAM0718)
Hamilton Central 140 King St E Ste 101
Hamilton ON L8N 1B2
905-528-0854
1-866-563-0563
Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues.
Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Haldimand County, Brant County, Norfolk County Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

Brighter Futures Association (The)
(DUN5614)
Dundas
905-318-9730
Group fundraises and provides funding for adults on a disabilities pension. Examples of help include subsidizing the purchase of equipment like wheelchairs and railings, and the cost of outings.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Must be on ODSP for assistance

Application

Contact for information

Canada. Canadian Transportation Agency, Accessible Transportation Unit, Access to Travel
(HAM1646)
Ottawa
1-800-665-6478
Protects the rights of people with disabilities to an accessible transportation network, provides consumer protection for passengers travelling by air, and ensures the efficient running of the national transportation system. An independent administrative body of the Government of Canada.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Canada Eligibility

Open to all

Application

No application required

Career Foundation (The), Youth Employment Services, Completing the Circle, Hamilton Location
(HAM1887)
Hamilton Central 110 James Street South
Hamilton ON L8P 2Z2
905-667-0321
A youth employment initiative that consists of 4 weeks of paid Group-Based Employability Skills workshops, followed by a work placement of 16 weeks. Successful applicants can also receive a retention bonus for successfully retaining their job for the 16 week work experience period.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

willing to work full time, not be receiving Employment Insurance income, and not currently in school

Application

Contact for information

Children's Aid Society of Hamilton
(HAM0084)
Hamilton East 26 Arrowsmith Rd
Hamilton ON L8N 4B9
905-522-1121 * French: 1-855-550-3571
Protects children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and harm under a mandate from The Child and Family Services Act of Ontario.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Mon-Thu by appointment 4:30 pm-9 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children in need of protection from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect

Application

Contact for information

Dundas Learning Centre and Civitan Place (The)
(DUN0565)
Dundas 15 Baldwin St
Dundas ON L9H 1A5
905-627-2678 * Residence: 905-304-5025
Provides a community-based day program for adults with developmental disabilities, focused on teaching educational and life skills. Sponsored by Civitan Place.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Contact for information

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Today's Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Main Site - Waterdown Location
(HAM0335)
Waterdown 315 Dundas St E
Waterdown ON L0R 2H0
905-689-9500
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon, Thu 8:30 am-4 pm * Tue, Wed 8:30 am-7 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon * Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm * Check it out drop-in - Call for specific dates and times
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Contact for information

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Today's Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Mobile Resource Program - Troy Beverly Central Elementary School Location
(HAM2504)
Troy 1346 Fourth Concession Rd W
Troy ON L0R 2B0
905-689-9500
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon 9 am-11 am
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Contact for information

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Today's Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - Ancaster Marshall Memorial United Church Location
(HAM0603)
Ancaster 20 Gilbert Ave
Ancaster ON L9G 1R4
905-689-9500
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-12 noon * Call for Summer hours
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Today's Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - Carlisle United Church Location
(HAM0305)
Carlisle 1432 Centre Rd
Carlisle ON L0R 1H1
905-689-9500
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Tue 9 am-12 noon
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Today's Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - Dundas Knox Presbyterian Church Location
(HAM0615)
Dundas 23 Melville St
Dundas ON L9H 1Z7
905-689-9500
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-12 noon * Wed, Fri Gym Days 9 am-12 noon * Call for Summer hours
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough, Today's Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - Lynden United Church Location
(HAM1878)
Lynden 3989 Governor's Rd
Lynden ON L0R 1T0
905-689-9500
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Wed 9 am-12 noon, September-June
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton Mountain, Todays Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - George L Armstrong Elementary School Location
(HAM0941)
Hamilton Mountain Central 460 Concession St
Hamilton ON L9A 1C3
905-385-3020
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Sep- Jun: Mon-Thu 8:45 am-12 pm * Jul-Aug: Tue, Thu 8:45 am-12:00 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Contact for information

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton Mountain, Todays Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - Huntington Park Recreation Centre Location
(HAM0587)
Hamilton Mountain East 87 Brentwood Dr
Hamilton ON L8T 3W4
905-385-3020
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Fri 9am-12 noon
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton Mountain, Todays Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Outreach Program - Village of Wentworth Heights Location
(HAM0943)
Hamilton Mountain Central 1620 Upper Wentworth St
Hamilton ON L9B 2W3
905-385-3020
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Pre-registered programing: Tuesday and Thursday mornings
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Program targets infants up to approximately 18 months. * Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Registration required in advance

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton Mountain, Together For Families - Early Learning and Child Care, Neighbourhood Site - Mohawk College Location
(HAM0626)
Hamilton Mountain Central 135 Fennell Ave W Rm F148
Hamilton ON L9C 1E9
Mohawk College Location 905-575-1212 ext 3786 * Main Site 905-385-3020
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
Mon-Sat 9 am-12 noon, closed Saturday on long weekends *September-June * Tue, Thu 9 am-12 noon, July-August
Hamilton (City of), Hamilton West, Hamilton Mountain West Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centres, Hamilton Mountain, Todays Family - Early Learning and Child Care, Main Site - Helen Detwiler School Location
(HAM0304)
Hamilton Mountain Central 320 Brigade Dr
Hamilton ON L9B 2E3
905-385-3020
Offers free drop-in programs for parents/caregivers and children from birth to 6 years old, to play and learn together.
Service include:
* Fun activities – reading, storytelling, sing-alongs, games and more
* Advice from professionals trained in early childhood development
* Community resources on other family services
* Connecting with other families with young children
This site offers Aboriginal programming once a month. For more information on Aboriginal services in the City of Hamilton contact the "Niwasa Early Learning and Outreach Program" at 905-549-4884.
Mon 8:30 am-4:30pm * Tue, Wed 8:30am-7pm * Thu 8:30am-4pm * Fri 8:30am-12 noon
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Good Shepherd Centres
(HAM0180)
Hamilton Central 143 Wentworth St S
Hamilton ON L8N 2Z1
905-528-9109
A multipurpose agency providing services that include:
* emergency food and clothing
* daily hot meals
* emergency shelters for men, youth, families, women, and children
* transitional housing
* education for homeless and street-involved youth
* senior support services
* hospice palliative care
* community mental health programs
* supportive housing programs
Administration 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region Eligibility

Open to all individuals experiencing a particular need that is offered by the centre.

Application

Contact for information

Hamilton Dream Center (The)
(HAM1061)
Hamilton East 627 Main St E
Hamilton ON L8M 1J5
905-527-8605
Hamilton Dream Center reaches out to vulnerable residents focusing to support working families living below poverty.
Services include:
* BlueDoor Food Pantry
* Income Tax Services for low income individuals and families (March only)
* Prom Closet for Graduating High School Students (May-June only)
* Christmas Aid for Working Families (December only)
Tue 9:30 am-1:30 pm (OW recipients) * Thu 9:30 am-1:30 pm (ODSP recipients) * Third Tue of the month 4 pm-6 pm (all working families and students)
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

All clients must live in the service area of Wellington St. to Parkdale Ave. and Cumberland Ave. to Burlington St. Individuals on low income **Appointment only**

Application

Must provide an income statement, a rent receipt and photo ID for each person listed on the file.

Hamilton Spectator (The), Spectator Summer Camp Fund
(HAM1230)
Hamilton Central 120 King St W Ste 700
Hamilton ON L8P 4V2
905-523-5600
Allows disadvantaged children to have summer camping experiences. Initiated by the Hamilton Spectator and administered by the Hamilton Community Foundation. A list of camps is available on request.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Determined by individual camps

Application

Campers: contact a participating camp to inquire about eligibility. Deadline is the month of April each year. Camps: Organizations in Hamilton and Burlington that operate or sponsor a summer camp may apply to the fund to be considered for a grant to fund camperships for children who are financially challenged. Complete one application (http://www.hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca/grants/grant/hamilton-spectator-summer-camp-fund) per camp.

Mayer Institute (The)
(HAM3471)
Hamilton Central 20 Railway St
Hamilton ON L8R 2R3
905-523-1444
Offers diabetic foot wound care and education.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Central Ontario, Southwestern Ontario Eligibility

Individuals with high-risk diabetes

Application

Call for an appointment

Salvation Army (The), Community and Family Services, Dundas Location, Red Cap Program
(DUN0196)
Dundas 150 King St W
Dundas ON L9H 1V4
905-627-0572
An anger management program geared toward children 8 to 12 year of age. Run as a school club for 90 minutes over lunch period over an 8 to 10 week period. The program is interactive and run by volunteers who are trained and have police checks. This is not a faith-based program.
Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

Contact for information

Salvation Army (The), Grace Haven, Onsite Childcare , Infant Playtime Plus (IPP)
(HAM6145)
Hamilton Central 138 Herkimer St
Hamilton ON L8P 2H1
905-522-7336
Available to all of residents and students so that they can attend school. Enables mom to attend to baby as needed during the school day. Centre also welcomes dads.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Parents must be under 21 or under

Application

Pre-registration is required

Salvation Army (The), Grace Haven, School Program and IPP
(HAM2004)
Hamilton Central 138 Herkimer St
Hamilton ON L8P 2H1
905-522-7336
School programs serves pregnant and/or parenting young women and their infants. Program consists of 3 Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board teachers and a Program Liaison. Together they work toward ensuring our young moms achieve as many credits as possible, while continuing to build on their parenting skills, manage their finances, connect with community supports like Public Health, and more.The Infant Playtime Plus (IPP) serves infants 6 weeks to 24 months while mothers attend an on-site school program.
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of), Niagara Region, Brant County Eligibility

Teen Mothers, Infants

Application

Call School Liaison for registration information for the School program 905-522-7336

Scottish Rite (The), Special Events Facility Rental
(HAM3516)
Hamilton West 4 Queen St S
Hamilton ON L8P 3R3
905-522-1622 ext 21
Hall rental - capacity 8 to 350
2 halls
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

teenlegalhelpline.org
(HAM3454)
Toronto Downtown
Web-based service connects teenagers in need of legal advice with lawyers via online queries.
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Ontario Eligibility

Youth and young adults 13 years and older

Application

Visit website

The Mustard Seed
(HAM3495)
Hamilton Central 460 York Blvd
Hamilton ON L8R 3J8
289-492-2667
Offers grocery services in a co-operative model with a priority given to local producers and manufacturers. Open to members and non-members. Members are part-owners and receive benefits such as discounts, member only specials, bulk ordering privileges, and educational opportunities. Local bounty food box program and workshops.
Mon-Fri 9 am-8 pm, Sat 8 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Contact for information

The Rhythm Factory
(HAM2817)
Hamilton East 47 Ottawa St S
Hamilton ON L8K 2C9
289-933-3786
An art and music program which provides an open forum in which individuals with disabilities can express themselves artistically through music and art.
Private off-site workshops are also available at various locations
Thu 9:30 am-2 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Individuals with disabilities

Application

Contact for information

Tim Horton Children's Foundation
(HAM1244)
St George 264 Glen Morris Rd E
St George ON N0E 1N0
519-448-1248
1-888-585-0829
A charitable organization committed to providing meaningful and intentional camp experiences for children from low-income families at multiple locations across North America.
Programs include:
Summer Residential Camps
Youth Leadership Program
Community Leaders Program
Carolee House Bursary Program for Youth Leadership Program graduates pursuing post-secondary educational goals.
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-5 pm * Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
North America Application

The Foundation works with schools and local youth-serving agencies to select children for the experience who meet the criteria. Applications are not distributed directly to families. Schools and organizations also participate in a group program throughout the months of September to May.

Today's Family, Licensed Home Child Care
(HAM0982)
Hamilton (City of)
905-574-9344 ext 112
Offers a range of child care options including full-time, part-time, shift, weekend and emergency care. This licensed child care option provides a small group setting within the provider’s home for up to six children from infancy to twelve years of age.
Provider homes are visited regularly by Early Childhood Educators to ensure that the highest standards of health, safety, nutrition, and child development are met. Licensed Home Child Care offers a flexible and very personal level of child care. Among the many advantages of this type of care are the small child to Provider ratios, the informal group settings and easy access to the service within, or very near, the child’s neighbourhood.
Parents can choose from many ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Altogether, the Providers speak more than 20 different languages. The agency can help parents find the licensed home child care that is right for them.
Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Child Care Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours - days, evenings and overnight (varies with individual caregiver)
Hamilton (City of), Burlington Eligibility

Application

Apply through Hamilton Child Care Registry at childcare.hamilton.ca

Tourette Canada
(HAM4899)
Mississauga 5945 Airport Rd Ste 245
Mississauaga ON L4V 1R9
905-673-2255
1-800-361-3120
A national voluntary organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families and other interested parties.
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Canada Eligibility

Open to all * children with Tourette Syndrome are invited to join in children's programming when accompanied by a parent

Application

Contact for information

Tourette Canada, Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara Region Chapter
(HAM2270)
Hamilton (City of)
905-673-2255
1-800-361-3120
Offers education, advocacy, and self-help programs and promotes research to improve the quality of life for those with, or affected by, Tourette Syndrome and its associated conditions. Local chapter of national organization.
Hours vary
Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Niagara Region Eligibility

Individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome

Application

Contact agency