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Name Located Address Phone Description Hours Areas Served Eligibility / Application / Fees
EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton East, Good Shepherd Centres, Neighbourhood Site - Regina's Place LocationYoung Parent Resource Program
(HAM3217)
Hamilton East - Eastern Section 1475 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2X1
905-549-4276
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 2 pm-6 pm, September-June * Wed 9:30am-1:30pm July-August
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Accompanied by young parent(s) up to 22 years of age

Application

Contact for information

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, Neighbourhood SiteCentre de la Petite Enfance Coin des Familles French Services Location
(HAM0492)
Hamilton East - Central Section 1320 Barton St E
Hamilton ON L8H 2W1
905-528-0163 ext 3228 or ext 3297
1-866-437-7606
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
September-June Mon-Fri 10 am-2 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara, 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
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
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.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, 1900 Main Street West Location
(HAM3047)
Hamilton West 1900 Main St W
Hamilton ON L8S 4R8
905-521-0926
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, 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

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, Grace Haven LocationYoung Parent Resource Program
(HAM0790)
Hamilton Central 138 Herkimer St
Hamilton ON L8P 2H1
905-575-7500
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 1 pm-3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Accompanied by young parent up to 21 years of age

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, Neighbourhood Site - Beasley Child and Family Neighbourhood Centre Location
(HAM2745)
Hamilton Central 145 Wilson St
Hamilton ON L8R 1E4
905-546-2424 ext 5251
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, 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

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, Neighbourhood Site - Ryerson Recreation Centre Location
(HAM0594)
Hamilton West 251 Duke St
Hamilton ON L8P 1Y4
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
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.

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, Queen Street North Location
(HAM1692)
Hamilton West 155 Queen St N Lower Level
Hamilton ON L8R 2V6
905-521-0926
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, 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

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, St Cuthbert's Church Location
(HAM0301)
Hamilton West 2 Bond St N
Hamilton ON L8S 3W1
905-521-0926
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
Thu, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Children must be accompanied by parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Application

Contact for information

EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Hamilton West, Wesley, St Martin's Manor LocationYoung Parent Resource Program
(HAM3216)
Hamilton Mountain West 500 Mohawk Rd W
Hamilton ON L9C 1X4
905-521-0926
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
Thu 1 pm-3 pm
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Accompanied by young parent up to 21 years of age

Application

Contact agency

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* Closed 12 noon-12:45 pm * Wed 12:45 pm-4:30 pm * Thu 12:45 pm-4:30 pm (by apointment only) * Closed Wed and Thu mornings for outreach
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.

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 Shop
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Hamilton (City of) Application

No application required

Wesley
(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, 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, 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 promotion 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Child, Youth and Family Programs, Wesley Parent and Child Program
(HAM3324)
Hamilton East 350 Quigley Rd Unit 131
Hamilton ON L8K 5N2
905-521-0926
Wesley Parent and Child Program is a program that aims to improve the health, development and well being of children and their families. Children and parents/caregivers can play and interact with others while they explore, discover and learn together.
Services:
* A free, fun and interactive morning program for children up to 6 years of age and their parents/caregivers
* Enjoy Music and Movement, Story Stretchers, Little Sous Chef activities, and more
* Nutritious snacks and lunch served each day
* Speak with a Registered Early Childhood Educator and other community professionals
* 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
* City of Hamilton 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, 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, 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, Housing and Homelessness Programs, Wesley Day Centre
(HAM2017)
Hamilton Central 195 Ferguson Ave N
Hamilton ON L8L 8J1
905-528-5640
Offers 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, 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, Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services, Multicultural Seniors Outreach Program
(HAM2671)
Hamilton Central 195 Ferguson Ave N
Hamilton ON L8L 8J1
905-975-4718
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:
200 Jackson St S, Hamilton ON
226 Rebecca St, Hamilton ON
315 King Williams St, Hamilton ON
155 Park and First Place, Hamilton ON
Beasley Community Centre, 145 Wilson St, Hamilton ON
Central Memorial Recreation Centre, 93 West Ave S, Hamilton ON
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Program hours vary by location
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Newcomers who arrived in Canada in the past 10 years

Application

Contact for information

Wesley, 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, Social Enterprises, Interpretation Services
(HAM3480)
Hamilton Central 52 Catharine St N
Hamilton ON L8L 1J1
905-528-5629 ext 302
Interpretation and translation services in numerous languages
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Interpreter: Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm * Sat-Holidays 8 am-5 pm * Call 905-528-5629 ext 302 if interpretation is needed for hours outside of the availability.
Hamilton (City of) Eligibility

Open to all

Application

Translations cost $37.50/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, CORE Kids
(HAM1347)
Hamilton Central 192 Wentworth St N
Hamilton ON L8L 5V7
905-546-3122
A drop-in program of free activities that provide a variety of recreational, social and educational activities in a supportive, structured environment.
Mon-Fri 2:30 pm-4:45 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

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

Workplace Medical Corporation, WMC Hamilton Occupational Health Clinic
(HAM5791)
Hamilton Central 130 Wilson St
Hamilton ON L8R 1E2
905-526-9744
1-800-263-9340
Occupational health clinic with associated family practice. Program include on-site medical testing, drug testing services, flu programs, and company wellness programs.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * 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

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