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Hamilton Mental Health Outreach
(HAM0537)
Hamilton East 987 King St E Ste 103
Hamilton ON L8M 1C6
905-522-9767
A community mental health organization that provides client-directed intensive case management services for adults who have a serious and persistent mental illness.
Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Thu 12:30 pm-4:30 pm * Closed daily 12 noon-12:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults who have a serious and persistent mental illness (Call the program for more detailed criteria).

Application

All case management referrals are through a co-ordinated access system, call 905-528-0683

Hamilton Mental Health Outreach, Group Cooking
(HAM5539)
Hamilton Central 987 King St E Suite 103
Hamilton ON L8M 1C6
905-522-9767
Provides an opportunity to learn and practice cooking skills. It includes meal planning, making a grocery list, food preparation, basic nutrition, as well as safe preparation, storage and handling of food. The group also encourages normal social interaction in a group setting.
Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Thu 12:30 pm-4:30 pm * Closed Daily 12 noon-12:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a serious mental illness (Call for more detailed criteria)

Application

A signed consent form, contact person information and an interview are required

Hamilton Mental Health Outreach, Leisure Time
(HAM5538)
Hamilton Central 987 King St E Suite 103
Hamilton ON L8M 1C6
905-522-9767
Participation in client-driven leisure pursuits such as games, movies, bingo, birthday parties and possible community outings.
Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Thu 12:30 pm-4:30 pm * Closed daily 12 noon-12:30 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Adults with a serious mental illness (Please call the program, for more detailed criteria).

Application

A signed consent form, contact person information, and an interview are required.

Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Main Site - Victoria Park Community Homes (Betty Brooks) Location
(HAM1692)
Hamilton West 155 Queen St N Lower Level
Hamilton ON L8R 2V6
905-521-0926
Promotes children's optimal development and readiness to learn by creating an environment where every child can feel safe and secure. At each OEYC parents and caregivers can acquire information, resources, and support they need to ensure that children have the best possible start in life, and children six years of age and younger play and learn together with parents, grandparents, and caregivers.
Major Services:
Early Learning Activities - through programs such as interactive play.
Parent Resources and Education - through workshops, written information, staff guidance and other parent education initiatives.
Some meals provided at no cost.
"Check it out Clinic" - Community professionals will be available to meet with families, with their children from newborn to age 6 to offer consultation, teaching and referral with respect to their child's development. Bring your questions about your child's development, behaviour, vision, nutritional needs, dental health and/or speech and language development. This is a free consultation and no appointment is required. Registration takes place between 9:30 am and 10:30 am.
Pre- and Post-natal Resources and Information - through partnerships with Public Health and information available on site.
Information About Links to Other Early Years Services - parents and caregivers will be able to access information about all Early Years and related services available in Hamilton, through a partnership with Information Hamilton, and the Early Years Information Line.
Early Literacy Programs - work with staff, families and caregivers to strengthen children's reading readiness, listening and language skills.
Outreach Services - take Early Years programs into communities where transportation or distance presents challenges. In Hamilton, there will be travelling programs for people who cannot get to an Early Years Centre, and neighbourhood sites so you can get to Early Years programs close to where you live.
Speakers Bureau - a program where educational opportunities are made available to parents and caregivers to learn more about being a parent, raising a family and keeping your children safe and healthy.
Volunteer Coordination - provides opportunities for well trained volunteers to contribute to the work of Early Years Centres and to support the development of Early Years Services in communities.
Data Gathering and Monitoring - will be an important part of the Early Years Services. It will help to ensure that the programs and services offered at the Early Years Centres are effective and responsive to the children, families and caregivers who visit.
Toy lending library services are available at this location.
For more information you can visit the Ontario Early Years website at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca
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, Wed, 9 am-4 pm * Tue 9 am-7 pm * Thu 9 am-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon * Sat, Sun 9:30 am-12:30 pm * Check it out drop-in program - call for specific dates/times/locations of this program
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Contact agency

Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - 1900 Main Street West Location
(HAM3047)
Hamilton West 1900 Main St W
Hamilton ON L8S 4R8
905-521-0926
The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
    Mon, Tue, Wed 9 am-4 pm * Thu, Fri 9 am-12 pm
    Hamilton (City of), Hamilton West Eligibility

    Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

    Application

    Contact for information

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - Angela's Place LocationYoung Parent Resource Program
    (HAM3217)
    Hamilton East - Eastern Section 1475 Barton St E
    Hamilton ON L8H 2X1
    905-549-4276
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • This is a neighbourhood site for the Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West Riding and is operated by the Good Shepherd Centre. It offers a specialized program for young mothers under the age of 21 and their children.
    Services provided at this site include:
    • Prenatal and postnatal support
  • Nutrition information
  • Play group
  • Parent education workshops
  • Wed 2 pm-6 pm, September-June * Wed 9:30am-1:30pm July-August
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Accompanied by young parent up to 21 years of age

    Application

    Contact for information

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - Beasley Child and Family Neighbourhood Centre Location
    (HAM2745)
    Hamilton Central 145 Wilson St
    Hamilton ON L8R 1E4
    905-546-2424 ext 5251
    The staff strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:
    * Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
    * Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
    * Lunch and dinner provider for children and their families
    The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
    Mon, Thu, Fri 8:50 am-5 pm * Tue, Wed 8:50 am-7 pm * Sat 10 am-3:30 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

    Application

    Contact for information

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood SiteCentre de la Petite Enfance Coin des Familles French Services Location
    (HAM0492)
    Hamilton East - Central Section 1320 Barton St E
    Hamilton ON
    905-528-0163 ext 3228 or ext 3297
    1-866-437-7606
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
    This neighbourhood site provides French language services on site for young children, their parents and caregivers.
    The Coin des Familles offers:
    • Play-based learning activities (creative and sensory activities; puzzles and games; gross motor activities)
  • Toy lending & children's library
  • Parent/caregiver support workshops
  • "Check it out drop-in" - Community professionals will be available to meet with families with their children from newborn to age 6 to offer consultation, teaching and referral with respect to their child's development. Bring your questions about your child's development, behaviour, vision, nutritional needs, dental health and/or speech and language development. This is a free consultation and no appointment is required. Registration takes place between 9:30 am and 10:30 am.
  • Prenatal & postnatal services
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Information on nutrition and health
  • Parental guidance
  • Cultural celebrations
  • Books and others resources available on parenting and children's development (one time fee of $5)
  • For more information regarding the schedule, contact this program or your closest Ontario Early Years Centre lead program.
    September-June Mon-Fri 10 am-2 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood SiteCentre de la Petite Enfance Notre-Dame French Services Location
    (HAM3049)
    Hamilton East - Central Section 400 Cumberland Ave
    Hamilton ON L8M 2A2
    * 905-528-0163 ext 3284 * Site Location 905-549-3383
    1-866-437-7606
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
    This neighbourhood site provides French language services on site for young children, their parents and caregivers.
    The Carrefour Meilleur Depart offers:
    • Play-based learning activities (creative and sensory activities; puzzles and games; gross motor activities)
  • Toy lending & children's library
  • Parent/caregiver support workshops
  • "Check it out drop-in" - Community professionals will be available to meet with families with their children from newborn to age 6 to offer consultation, teaching and referral with respect to their child's development. Bring your questions about your child's development, behaviour, vision, nutritional needs, dental health and/or speech and language development. This is a free consultation and no appointment is required. Registration takes place between 9:30 am and 10:30 am.
  • Information on nutrition and health
  • Parental guidance
  • Cultural celebrations
  • Books and others resources available on parenting and children's development
  • September-June Mon 1:30 pm-7 pm * Thu 9:30 am-1:30 pm * July, August Mon-Fri 9:30 am-1:30 pm * Check it out drop-in program - call for specific dates/times/locations of this program
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    This is for the francophone population of Hamilton. Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - Grace Haven LocationYoung Parent Resource Program
    (HAM0790)
    Hamilton Central 138 Herkimer St
    Hamilton ON L8P 2H1
    905-575-7500
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • This is a neighbourhood site for the Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West Riding and is operated by the Salvation Army. It offers a specialized program for young parents under the age of 21 and their children.
    Services provided at this site include:
    • Prenatal and postnatal support
  • Nutrition information
  • Play group
  • Parent education workshops
  • Tue 1 pm-3 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Accompanied by young parent up to 21 years of age

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - Ryerson Recreation Centre Location
    (HAM0594)
    Hamilton West 251 Duke St
    Hamilton ON L8P 1Y4
    905-689-9500
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
    Toy lending library services are available at this location.
    Regular: Tue-Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am Summer: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9am - 11am
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - St Cuthbert's Church Location
    (HAM0301)
    Hamilton West 2 Bond St N
    Hamilton ON L8S 3W1
    905-521-0926
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, caregivers and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • The vision for Hamilton's Early Years Centres is to create a welcoming and accessible environment for all parents and caregivers. The Early Years Centres allow parents and caregivers to acquire information, resources and support they need to ensure that all children have the best possible start in life, and provide a place where parents, grandparents, caregivers and children six years of age and younger play and learn together.
    This neighbourhood site offers:
    • Various opportunities for interactive play between children and their parents/caregivers
  • Programs which are child and parent/caregiver oriented
  • Providing information about other Ontario Early Years Centres
  • Information regarding local community services for children ages 0-6
  • Early literacy programming, including bilingual circles
  • Thu, Fri 9 am-12 noon
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

    Application

    Contact for information

    Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood Site - St Martin's Manor LocationYoung Parent Resource Program
    (HAM3216)
    Hamilton Mountain West 500 Mohawk Rd W
    Hamilton ON L9C 1X4
    905-521-0926
    The Ontario Early Years Centres in Hamilton strive to work with parents, and the community to:
  • Promote children's optimal development and readiness to learn which will assist children to reach their fullest potential
  • Create an environment where all children are safe and secure within our communities.
  • This is a neighbourhood site for the Ontario Early Years Centre, Hamilton West Riding and is operated by Catholic Family Services. It offers a specialized program for young parents under the age of 21 and their children.
    Services provided at this site include:
    • Prenatal and postnatal support
  • Nutrition information
  • Play group
  • Parent education workshops
  • Thu 1 pm-3 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Accompanied by young parent up to 21 years of age

    Application

    Contact agency

    Shalem Mental Health Network, WrapAround Hamilton
    (HAM3104)
    Hamilton Central 875 Main St E
    Hamilton ON L8M 1M2
    Shalem Mental Health Network: 905-528-0353
    1-866-347-0041
    A collaborative process, that helps families with complex needs, find solutions to leading a better life, through the support of a team made up of family, friends and community.
    Volunteers for this program must be interested in working with families in the community, who fit the criteria listed below.
    Office: Mon-Wed 9 am-5 pm * Thu, Fri 9 am-3 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    applies to volunteers ; Families residing in Hamilton and surrounding area who have: A history or risk of repeated hospitalization, incarceration, homelessness, mental health issues, personal harm or placement outside the family home: * A history of limited success with traditional service interventions. * Are at risk of requiring further services in the future. * Willingness to work towards improving quality of life.

    Application

    Contact for information

    Waterdown Walk-in Clinic at Walmart
    (FLM0436)
    Waterdown 90 Dundas St E
    Waterdown ON L0R 2H2
    905-690-1418
    Walk in medical clinic * doctors and nurses assess and treat minor illnesses and injuries
    Mon-Fri 9 am-7 pm * Sat, Sun 9 am-3 pm
    Dundas, Hamilton, Waterdown, Burlington, Milton Eligibility

    People who need medical care for minor illnesses and injuries

    Application

    Call or visit * No referral required

    Welcome Inn Community Centre
    (HAM0526)
    Hamilton Central 40 Wood St E
    Hamilton ON L8L 3Y3
    905-525-5824
    Located in the inner city North End neighbourhood of Hamilton, provides a range of programs for all ages including Seniors Support, LAF After School Program, Summer Camp, Food Bank and New Horizon Thrift Store
    Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Application

    No application required

    Wesley Urban Ministries
    (HAM0352)
    Hamilton Central 52 Catharine St N
    Hamilton ON L8R 1J1
    905-528-5629
    A multi-service organization with a portfolio of over 30 different programs in 19 locations in the areas of Children, Youth & Family Services, Housing & Homeless Services and Neighbourhood & Newcomer Services.
    Office hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-8:30 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Individuals or Families in crisis, in need, experiencing low income and life challenges

    Application

    No application required

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program
    (HAM3324)
    Hamilton East 350 Quigley Rd Unit 131
    Hamilton ON L8K 5N2
    905-521-0926
    Community Access to Child Health (C.A.T.C.H.) is a program that aims to improve the health, development and wellbeing of children and their families. Children and parents/caregivers can play and interact with others while they explore, discover and learn together.
    Services:
    *Child and Family Program: where parents and caregivers can take part in a range of activities with their children; Monday to Friday mornings
    *Speak with a Registered Early Childhood Educator and other community professionals
    *Child and Family Nutrition Program
    *Educational presentations/groups for parents
    *Referrals and Linkages to Community Resources: get information about programs and services that are available for young children and their families
    *Food Cupboard
    *Home Management Worker on site
    Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon
    Hamilton East, Stoney Creek - Lower Eligibility

    * Children and Parents/Caregivers (newborn to 6 yrs of age) * Children 7 - 12 yrs of age

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, Day Camp Programs, Beasley Community Centre Location
    (CCH0665)
    Hamilton Central 145 Wilson St
    Hamilton ON L8R 1E4
    905-546-2424 ext 4535
    Offers a free camp for children living in the Beasley community. Activities include indoor/outdoor games, crafts, swimming, trips, and special events.
    Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Children living in the Beasley Neighbourhood Community (Wellington St to James St and Barton St to Main St)

    Application

    Contact Beasley Community Centre, 905-546-2424 ext. 4535 for more information.

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Family Home Visitor Program
    (HAM0061)
    Hamilton (City of) 52 Catharine St N
    Hamilton ON
    Office: 905-528-5629 ext 312 * Health Connections: 905-546-3550
    A team of Public Health Nurses and Family Home Visitors visit homes to assist with parenting and the promotional of healthy child development in the City of Hamilton. Offers screening services, postpartum support services and information about resources in the community.
    Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Families with young children, pregnant women and parents

    Application

    Referrals to the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program can be made by calling Health Connections at 905-546-3550

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, School Age Programs, Beasley Community Centre Location
    (CCH0729)
    Hamilton Central 145 Wilson St
    Hamilton ON L8R 1E4
    905-521-0926 or 905-546-2424 ext. 4535
    Free program that provides social, recreational and educational activities for children that attend Dr J Edgar Davey School. This program does not operate during school breaks including P.A. Days. Pre-registration is required.
    Mon-Fri 2:50 pm-5:15 pm
    Hamilton Central Eligibility

    Children that attend Dr J Edgar Davey School

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, School Age Programs, Hess Street Location
    (CCH0730)
    Hamilton Central 107 Hess St N
    Hamilton ON L8R 2T1
    905-521-0926 or 905-546-2424 ext 4535
    Free program that provides social, recreational and educational activities for children that attend Hess Street School. This program does not operate during school breaks including P.A. Days. Preregistration is required.
    Mon-Fri 2:50 pm-5:30 pm
    Hamilton Central Eligibility

    Children that attend Hess Street School

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, School Age Programs, Queen Victoria Location
    (CCH0728)
    Hamilton Central 166 Forest Ave
    Hamilton ON L8N 0A6
    905-521-0926 or 905-546-2424 ext 4535
    Free program that provides social, recreational and educational activities for children that attend Queen Victoria School. This program does not operate during school breaks including P.A. Days. Pre-registration is required.
    Mon-Fri 2:50 pm-5:15 pm
    Hamilton Central Eligibility

    Children that attend Queen Victoria School

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, Teen Drop In
    (HAM4515)
    Hamilton West 155 Queen St N
    Hamilton ON L8R 2V6
    905-521-0926 ext 233
    Provides a fun, welcoming, safe environment for teens, and offers social and recreational programming
    2 Locations:
    Betty Brooks Community Centre, 155 Queen Street North
    Beasley Community Centre, 145 Wilson Street
    Please contact phone number for hours
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Must provide proof of age, e.g. health card

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Child, Youth and Family Programs, Wesley Youth Housing Program
    (HAM4750)
    Hamilton Central 191 Main St W Suite 410
    Hamilton ON L8P 4S2
    905-527-4430 ext 28
    A transitional housing program offering 19 units of furnished housing for homeless youth/youth at risk of homelessness.
    Mon-Sun 24 hours * including holidays
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Must be willing to attend school or work, must have a source of income or be eligible for OW or ODSP, and be willing to participate in the program.

    Application

    Call or visit website to obtain an application form

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Housing and Homelessness Programs, Wesley Christmas Store and Holiday Store
    (HAM4919)
    Hamilton Central 1974 King St E
    Hamilton ON L8K 1W3
    905-528-5629 ext 360
    Christmas program provides food and new gifts for children, youth and adults requiring assistance. Apply in person to register. You may only register at one Christmas assistance program in the City.
    Families shop for food, toys and gifts in a store-like setting. Families and singles are eligible.
    Store Open: Dec. 5-8, 10 am to 4 pm * Shopping is by appointment only
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Individuals and families who need help during the Christmas season

    Application

    Register in person * Must show proof of ID for each member of your family.

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Housing and Homelessness Programs, Wesley Day Centre
    (HAM2017)
    Hamilton Central 195 Ferguson Ave N
    Hamilton ON L8L 8J1
    905-528-5640
    Offers a programs supporting marginally housed, homeless, street-involved, disconnected, and at-risk men and women.
    Mon-Sat 8:30 am-1:30 pm * Sun 1- pm-6 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    At-risk and vulnerable individuals

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services, Client Support Services
    (HAM3473)
    Hamilton Central 52 Catharine St N
    Hamilton ON L8R 1J1
    905-528-5629
    Provides a seamless service for Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) following their work with the Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP)
    9 am-5 pm (evening appointments available)
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Government Assisted Refugees

    Application

    Contact agency

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services, Multicultural Seniors Outreach Program
    (HAM2671)
    Hamilton Central 195 Ferguson Ave N
    Hamilton ON L8L 8J1
    905-528-5629 ext 284
    Assists recent and landed immigrant seniors with maintaining independence through various activities and community referrals.
    The program is now partnering with CityHousing Hamilton to deliver out of two of their seniors locations
    Locations include:
    155 Park St S, Hamilton ON
    30 Sanford Ave, Hamilton ON
    27 Elgin St
    Mon 10 am-1:30 pm, Thu 1 pm-4 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm - 27 Elgin Street * Tue 9 am-5 pm - 30 Sanford Ave * Wed 9 am-5 pm - 155 Park St N
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Newcomers who arrived in Canada in the past 10 years

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services, Newcomer Youth Support Services
    (HAM3437)
    Hamilton Central 52 Catharine Way N
    Hamilton ON L8R 1J1
    905-528-5629 ext 233
    Offers a national program tailored to the unique needs of children and youth arriving in Canada as Government Assisted Refugees. Links participants with services and resources within the community, and assists in navigating the different systems in Canadian society, within their first year after arrival.
    Services include:
    * Community education/promotion
    * Orientation to Canadian life (Youth context)
    * Mentorship program
    * Social supports
    * Critical life skills
    Mon-Fri 9 am-8 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Government Assisted Refugee children and youth within one year of arrival

    Application

    Contact for information

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services, Ontario Employment Services
    (HAM1525)
    Hamilton West 151 Queen St N
    Hamilton ON L8R 2V6
    289-396-5864
    Comprehensive employment and job search services, skills assessment, resume preparation, and employment and training opportunities.


    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 their human resource skill 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 success and 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, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Sat 9 am-1 pm
    Hamilton (City of) 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

    Wesley Urban Ministries, Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services, Wesley Interpretation Services
    (HAM3480)
    Hamilton Central 52 Catharine St N
    Hamilton ON L8L 1J1
    289-389-8739 ext 302
    Program dedicated to improving access to services for limited and non-English speaking communities through cost-effective, high quality language services.
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm Interpreter: Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm * Sat-Holidays 8 am-5 pm * Call 289-389-8739 ext 302 if interpretation is needed for hours outside of the availability.
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Open to all

    Application

    Translations cost $37.50 per page, of 250 words or less. Call, Email or fill in online application

    Westdale Fencing Club
    (HAM3426)
    Hamilton West 99 North Oval
    Hamilton ON L8S 3Z2
    905-963-1783 ext 328
    Offers competitive sport fencing from NCCP-trained coaches.
    Mon, Wed, Thu 5 pm-9 pm, Sat 9 am-12 noon
    Hamilton (City of) Application

    Call for information

    Wever Community Hub, Wave After School Program
    (HAM1347)
    Hamilton Central 192 Wentworth St N
    Hamilton ON L8L 5V7
    905-546-3122
    A drop-in after school program of free activities that provide a variety of recreational, social and educational activities in a supportive, structured environment.
    Mon-Fri 2:30 pm-5 pm
    Hamilton Central Eligibility

    Young children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult/caregiver.

    Application

    Open to all school children. After school time frame suits the needs of the Wever community and agrees with the school dismissal times.

    Wharton Medical Clinic, Weight & Diabetes Management, Hamilton Victoria Ave
    (HAM3412)
    Hamilton Central 414 Victoria Ave N Ste M14
    Hamilton ON L8L 5G8
    905-527-7663
    Medical clinic offering the following services:
    * Weight Management Clinic
    * Diabetes Clinic
    * Brain Heart Clinic
    Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
    Hamilton Eligibility

    Open to all

    Application

    Doctor referral is needed

    Wilson Medical Centre, Walk-in Clinic and Occupational Health Clinic
    (HAM5791)
    Hamilton Central 130 Wilson St
    Hamilton ON L8R 1E2
    Wilson Medical Centre 905-526-6250 * Occupational Health Clinic 905-526-9744
    1-800-263-9340
    Walk-in medical clinic with associated family practice * doctors and nurses assess and treat minor illnesses and injuries. Occupational Health Programs, including on-site medical testing, drug testing services, flu programs and company wellness programs.
    Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Walk-In Clinic: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    People who need medical care for minor illnesses and injuries

    Application

    Contact for information * No referral required

    wm+a Hamilton Location, Alphabee Centre
    (CCH0722)
    Hamilton Central 55 Stanley Ave
    Hamilton ON L8P 2L2
    905-524-3843 * To make an appointment 416-622-9979
    Evidence-based ABA based programs and services to children and youth with autism and other developmental exceptionalities through direct services, training of family members and consultation to the community.
    By appointment only
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Children, youth

    Application

    Contact agency

    Womankind Addiction Service
    (HAM1027)
    Hamilton West 431 Whitney Ave
    Hamilton ON L8S 2H6
    Withdrawal: 905-545-9100 * Intake Worker 905-521-9591 x238 * Treatment 905-521-9591 x237 * Supportive Housing: 905-521-9591 ext 234
    Provides non-medical residential withdrawal management, 24-hour telephone crisis support, early treatment groups, a taking steps group, day and residential treatment, and aftercare for women with substance use issues.
    Womankind Addiction Service was created in the amalgamation of Hamilton Women's Detox Centre and Mary Ellis House.
    Mon-Sun 24 hours
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Women with substances uses issues * can provide support under 16 with consent * eligibility for 5 week treatment program and shelter beds require the individual to be 18+ years

    Application

    Self-referral

    Womankind Addiction Service, Taking Steps
    (HAM2339)
    Hamilton West 431 Whitney Ave
    Hamilton ON L8S 2H6
    * Withdrawal Management 905-545-9100 * Intake Worker 905-521-9591 ext 238
    Outpatient program for women looking to learn more about addiction and ways to take control over substance use. Fourteen continuous sessions promote self awareness of substance use and offer support for individual goals and can be started at any point.
    7:30 pm-8:30 pm Thu
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Women with substance use issues. Must not be in active use or withdrawal the day of meetings.

    Application

    Self referral

    Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
    (HAM1050)
    Toronto Downtown 260 Spadina Ave Ste 309
    Toronto ON M5T 2E4
    416-595-7170
    1-888-824-5323
    A National volunteer based organization that promotes equality for women and girls through test case litigation at the Appellate and Supreme Court of Canada levels, primarily based on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms; provides public education programs on cases and case outcomes; does not provide legal advice and is not a legal clinic.
    Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
    Canada Eligibility

    Women

    Application

    Contact for information

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Adolescent Day Treatment, Delta Secondary School Location
    (HAM2899)
    Hamilton East 1284 Main St E Rm 305/306/307
    Hamilton ON L8K 1B2
    905-545-7311
    Provide a comprehensive therapeutic school-based program in partnership with local district school boards and are located in community schools. Combines education and therapy for students who may be experiencing significant social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties in a regular school setting.
    Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Application

    Contact agency

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Hamilton Adult Autism Programs, Community Support Programs
    (HAM2866)
    Hamilton Mountain East 845 Rymal Rd E Unit 10
    Hamilton ON L8W 1B6
    905-575-7355
    Social/Recreational Groups – Most evenings of the week there are social and recreational groups for adults with Autism that provide not only the opportunity to create and maintain social networks but also provide possibilities for physical fitness, community outings, and life skill development/practice in a supported environment.
    Transition to Adulthood Group (TAG) - A weekly group for individuals 18-24 years old with a diagnosis of Autism. This group offers support to young adults preparing to transition from high school to adult life. Provides a focus on learning life skills in support of more independent living, generalization of learned skills into community settings and support in accessing community resources.
    Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Participants involved in these programs must have a diagnosis of Autism and must meet eligibility criteria through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) and been referred to the program by the DSO to be considered for ministry funded spaces. Fee-for-service opportunities may be possible if space is available. All program participants must be able and willing to participate in a group environment. Must be able to pay costs associated with programs, outings and activities.

    Application

    Referrals are made through Developmental Services Ontario (1-877-376-4674) and on occasion through fee-for-service opportunities (when available). Families, doctors, and organizations can call directly for program information.

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Hamilton Adult Autism Programs, Woodview Manor, (Residential Programs)
    (HAM0586)
    Hamilton Mountain East 845 Rymal Rd E Unit 10
    Hamilton ON L8W 1B6
    905-575-7355
    A residential and supported independent living (SIL) program with specialized supports for adults with Autism. We use ABA informed strategies to assist adults with Autism in achieving their goals - to learn new skills to help them be as independent as possible. A strong component of the program involves social and recreational opportunities most days of the week.
    Office : Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Residential Program Hours : Mon-Sun 24 hours (except 2-3 weekends per month during which the program is closed)
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Age 18 years and up; Participants involved in this program must have a diagnosis of Autism and must meet eligibility criteria through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) and been referred to the program by the DSO. All program participants must be able and willing to participate in a group environment. Must be receiving ODSP as individuals pay rent, utilities, food costs, and miscellaneous outing/activity costs.

    Application

    Individuals are considered for the programs by referral from Developmental Services Ontario (1-877-376-4674. Individuals and their families, doctors or other professionals may call the program directly for information.

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Hamilton Adult Autism Programs, Woodview Manor, Supported Independent Living
    (HAM2868)
    Hamilton Mountain East 845 Rymal Rd E Unit 10
    Hamilton ON L8W 1B6
    905-575-7355 * Developmental Services Ontario 1-877-376-4674
    Adults with ASD living in townhouses or apartments receive staffing supports to live as independently as they are able. Staff assist individuals with budgeting, teach life skills such as meal planning and shopping and provide support for medical appointments.
    Mon-Sun 24 hours
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Participants involved in this program must have a diagnosis of ASD and be able to live safely with less than 24 hrs staffing support. Must live in the Hamilton region.

    Application

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

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Hamilton Autism Programs, Mischa Weisz Centre for Autism Services
    (HAM1428)
    Hamilton West 1900 Main St W Unit 1
    Hamilton ON L8S 4R8
    905-575-7355 * 905-527-9771
    Offers programs for high-functioning children, youth and adults with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    Programs & Services include:
    Social skills and recreation groups for children
    Youth groups
    Day camps for children/youth
    P.A. day activities, Christmas and March break mini-camps
    Some adult part-time social/recreational programs also run out of this centre
    Manor Personnel Deployment, Inc. (MPD)- work/learning opportunities for 40+ people with ASD
    Hours vary
    Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

    Programs specialize in the moderate to more-able end of the autism spectrum

    Application

    For Children's Programs- Contact Hamilton 905-570-8888 For Adult Programs - Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) 1-877-376-4674

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Hamilton Programs
    (HAM0580)
    Burlington 69 Flatt Rd
    Burlington ON L7R 3X5
    905-689-4727
    Offers community-based, office-based, and day treatment programs for children and youth who face emotional, behavioural, and mental health challenges. A wide variety of programs and services for children, teens and adults with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder are offered.
    Programs in Hamilton include day treatment at Delta Secondary (HAM2899), day treatment at Hill Park Secondary (HAM0840), ASD Adult Residential Program (HAM0586), ASD Adult SIL Program (HAM2868), ASD Day Supports Program - a Transition to Adulthood group at Woodview Manor (HAM2866), ASD Children and Teen groups and camps and Adult ASD Vocational and Passport services (HAM1428) (HAM2866).
    Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
    Hamilton (City of), Halton Region, Brant County Eligibility

    Age 8 years to 16 years for Children's Mental Health programs; 7-18 for Children's and Youth ASD programs in Hamilton (younger ages may access services in Halton); 18+ for Adults with ASD

    Application

    Contact agency

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Hill Park Day Treatment Program
    (HAM0840)
    Hamilton Mountain Central 465 East 16th St
    Hamilton ON L9A 4K6
    905-387-4099
    Offers a comprehensive therapeutic group program in a community school for students in grades 7 to 10 who may be experiencing significant social, emotional, or behavioural difficulties in a regular school setting, at home, or in the community. Program is run in partnership with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.
    Day Treatment 8:30 am-2 pm
    Hamilton (City of) Application

    Call to request a referral form

    Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services, Mischa Weisz Centre for Autism Services, Children and Teen Groups
    (HAM2865)
    Hamilton West 1900 Main St W Unit 1
    Hamilton ON L8S 4R8
    905-527-9771
    Groups are offered for more-able children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and focus on developing social and communication skills, age-appropriate life skills, and recreational skills in a fun peer context. Groups for children aged 10+ run for 3.5 - 4.5 hours and involve helping to prepare a meal with the staff and social learning activities either on site or in the community. Groups for children 7-9 yrs old are shorter in length and involve social learning activities plus a snack.
    Two groups form the Transition to High School program. One group helps children in grades 7 and 8 prepare for a successful transition into high school and a separate group for teens in grades 9 and 10 supports them during their first two years of high school. This program is available for children/teens attending school in the Hamilton Public and Catholic School Boards.
    A teen group for youth aged 16-17 is also available. Older teens work on skills such as grocery shopping, meal preparation and handling money in the community. Teens learn how to access age-appropriate social/recreational activities in the community.
    Summer Day Camps and an overnight camp are offered to those participating in the groups, dependent on age, as well as P.A. day activities and mini-camps during school holidays.
    Currently children/teens from the Hamilton Region, aged 7-17, are accommodated in the children's/teen program in groups of two-year age span.
    groups operate after school and on weekends
    Hamilton (City of) Application

    Referral is through Contact Hamilton at 905-570-8888 * families, doctors, school personnel, and other professionals can call directly for information

    World Vision Canada
    (HAM1295)
    Mississauga 1 World Dr
    Mississauga ON L5T 2Y4
    905-565-6100
    1-866-595-5550
    A Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
    Mon-Thu 8 am-9 pm, Fri 8 am-8 pm, Sat 10 am- 6 pm
    Canada Eligibility

    Open to all

    Application

    Contact for information