Resource Information

   RESOURCE INFORMATION

FOR THE STRATHCONA NEIGHBOURHOOD



Emergency 911

Police, Fire, Ambulance

 

Coast Hamilton Crisis Line Hours                             905  972 8338

Kids Help Line                                                                               1 800   668   6868

Poison Help Line                                                                           1 800   268   9017

TTY Only                                                                                        1  877    750  2230 


Non-Emergency

 

Police                                                                                                  905    546    4925 

Fire Department                                                                              905    546    3333 

Animal Control                                                                                905    574    3433


Ambulance Services

 

Event Medical Staff (EMS)                                                             905    667     4807 

Patient Transfer                                                                               905    528     8833 

Ontario Patient Transfer                                                                905    528    6858



Table of Contents


Emergency Numbers


Community Centres 


Education


Entertainment


Food Banks


Food Shopping


Government and Non-Profit Organizations


Health Services


Meals (Emergency)


Parks


Pets


Pharmacies


Postal Office


Recreation and Leisure


Religious Institutions


Retirement and Long Term Care Facilities


Shelters


Social Services


Support Services


Transportation


Additional Services




 

Community Centres

Jamesville Community Centre

130 York Blvd. (in Sir John A. MacDonal School)

Hamilton, ON

905-921-5460

Parking and entrance off Cannon St. W.

 harrrp.ca
Monday to Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm    
Recreation programs

 

 

Ryerson Recreation Centre

251 Duke St.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1Y4
905-546-3111
recreation@hamilton.ca

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am-9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sunday Closed
    Swimming (indoor) and Sports
     (e.g basketball, tennis)
 

 

Wesley Urban Ministries

155 Queen St N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2V6

905-521-0926
www.wesleyurbanministries.com

-    Drop-in programs, City housing, ESL classes, Circle of friends, and Childminding

 

YMCA Hamilton - Downtown Family

79 James St. S.

Hamilton, ON, L8P 2Z1

Ph: 905-529-7102

hamilton_downtown@ymca.ca

The Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Family YMCA offers a wide range of programs for all members of the family including swimming, fitness programs, youth programs as well as many others.  
 

YWCA Hamilton – MacNab Location

75 MacNab St. S.
 Hamilton, ON L8P 3C1
905-522-9922
Programs for children, youth, women, families and seniors including swimming lessons, adults fitness and aquatics, child care programs and many other programs designed to support and devlop in a safe environment
 

 

YWCA Hamilton - Seniors Active Living Centre – MacNab Location

75 MacNab St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8P 3C1

905-529-7727

Provides affordable programs and services for adults 55+ to enrich and support independent active aging.
    fitness and wellness programs 
    performing arts programs
    social programs

 

Education

 

Adult Education

 

Adult Basic Education Association

35 King St E
Hamilton, ON L8N 4A9

Phone number: 905-527-2222
Website:
http://www.abea.on.ca/
http://www.inform.hamilton.ca/record/HAM6353

-    Adult literacy

-    Free information and referrals to adult education and training programs

-    Essential skills assessments

-    Pre-GED testing

-    Learning challenges assessments

-    Organizational training needs assessments

** Must be 16+ years old, out of the public school system to be eligible


Hamilton Literacy Council
Non-profit, community-based organization

75 Macnab St. S; 3rd Floor

Hamilton, ON L8P 1L3

Phone number: 905-529-9907

Website: http://hamiltonreads.ca/index.php 

-    Provides basic (grade 1 - 5 equivalent) training in reading, writing, and math to English-speaking adults

-    Service is free, private, and one-to-one

 

St. Charles Adult & Continuing Education Centre

45 Young St
Hamilton, ON L8N 2C8

905-577-0555
http://www.stcharles.ca/maps.html

-    ESL Programs

-    High School Completion

-    Literacy/Math Skills

-    Night School/Summer School

-    International Language

-    Student Success

 

Victoria Park Community Centre

Not-for-profit community-based organization: Circle of Friends for Newcomers (Hamilton)

155 Queen St. N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2V6

905-529-1840

http://www.circleoffriends.ca/

-    Supportive and welcoming place for immigrants who want to learn English and get involved with their neighbourhood

-    English classes/Language training

-    LINC child care

-    Senior's program for people of South East Asian origin

-    Escort services

-    Job counselling and referral

-    Advocacy 

-    Community development

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm

September - June

Eligibility: Adult immigrants & refugee; LINC eligible children of attending parents (aged 6 months to 5 years old)


Elementary and Secondary Schools

(Listed by school boards)

 

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

100 Main St. W.

P.O. Box 2558

Hamilton ON, L8N 3L1

905-527-5092

http://hwdsb.on.ca/

 

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Trustee

Judith Bishop

Ward 1Chair of the Board

Chair's Office: 905-527-5092 x 2279

905-512-5713

judith.bishop@hwdsb.on.ca

 

Elementary Schools

 

Strathcona Public School

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5

10 Lamoreaux St.

Hamilton, ON L8R 1V1

905-527-2470

http://schools.hwdsb.on.ca/strathcona/  

Programs:

-    The “Main” program - traditional school program

-    The SAGE (Scholastics, Arts and Global Education) program – city wide enriched program

 

Hess Street Public School

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8

107 Hess St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 2T1

905- 527-1439

https://schools.hwdsb.on.ca/hessstreet/

The school has a diverse ethnic and cultural population, with students from over 30 countries, speaking over 35 different languages.

-    ESL classes

-    Team teaching

 


Earl Kitchener Junior Public School

Junior Kindergarten to grade 5

French Immersion

300 Dundurn St. S

Hamilton, ON L8P 2L4

905-528-0223

www.hwdsb.on.ca/kitchener

 

Middle School

 

Ryerson Middle School

Grade 6 to Grade 8

French Immersion

222 Robinson St.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1Z8

905-528-7975

http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/schools/school_listing.aspx?school=ryerson

-    A dual track school (teaches French Immersion and English)

-    SAGE quest is offered here as well

-    ESL support

-    Special classes where those identified can receive academic support

 

Secondary Schools

 

Parkview Secondary School

60 Balsam Ave.

Hamilton ON, L8L 6Y3

Phone Number: 905-545-5879

www.schools.hwdsb.on.ca/parkview

-    A credit granting Vocational Pathways Program that prepares student for the transition to the workplace

 

Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School

Grade 9 – 12

130 York Blvd

Hamilton, ON, L8R 1Y5

905-528-8363

http://schools.hwdsb.on.ca/sjam/

http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/schools/schoolprofiles/index.aspx?school_id=sjam

-    ESL pathways

-    Special Art Program

-    WOW - World of Work

-    Restaurant Hospitality Pathway

-    Web Design and Computer Game Design Technologies

-    Applied Design - Portfolio Program

-    Team Games Sport-Specific Program

-    Native Studies and Arts Program

 

Westdale Secondary School

Grade 9 - 12

French Immersion

700 Main St. W.

Hamilton ON, L8S 1A5

905-522-1387

http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/schools/schoolprofiles/index.aspx?school_id=westdale

-    Congregated classes for enriched programming in English, Mathematics and Science

-    French Immersion Program

-    Music Strings Program

-    Specialized Course Packages include: Apprentice-Carpentry, Industrial Woodworking Technology  Healthy Active Living Physical Education Focus courses:  Outdoor Education 

-    Personal Fitness/Rhythm and Movement

-    Court Sports 

-    Visual Arts Focus courses: Ceramics, Interior Design, Photography, Art History, Illustration, Applied Design 

-    Multimedia Courses: • Media Art • Multimedia: Developing a Digital Voice

-    Forensic Accounting 

 

Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board

90 Mulberry St.

Hamilton, ON.

L8N 3R9

905-525-2930

24/7 Emergency Telephone

www.hwcdsb.ca

 

Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board Trustee

Ward 1 and 2

Mr. Mark Valvasori 

valvasorimar@hwcdsb.ca

mvalvasori@hotmail.com

905-529-5980

Elementary Schools

 

Canadian Martyrs School

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8

1355 Main St W

Hamilton, ON L8S 2Z8

905- 522-8071

www.hwcdsb.ca/canmartyrs/

Catholic students from this area are bused to school


St Josephs Separate School

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8

French Immersion

270 Locke St S

Hamilton, ON L8P 4C1

905-529-1002

http://clients.rj45design.com/stjoes

 

Secondary Schools

 

Cathedral High School

Grade 9 - 12

French Immersion

30 Wentworth St. North

Hamilton, ON L8L 8H5

905- 522-3581

www.hwcdsb.ca/cathedra

 

St. Mary's Separate School

Grade 9 - 12

200 Whitney Avenue

Hamilton, ON L8S 2G7

905-528-0214

www.hwcdsb.ca

 

Catholic Francophone Schools

 

Conseil Scolaire De District Catholique Centre-Sud (CSDCCS)

52 Pearl St S

Hamilton, ON L8P 3W8

905-524-2503

 

 

 

 

 

Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud

Région de Hamilton-Wentworth

Marcel Levesque 

mlevesque@csdccs.edu.on.ca

1-888-388-8559, poste 111

 

École élémentaire catholique Notre-Dame (maternelle à la 8e)

400, avenue Cumberland

Hamilton, ON L8M 2A2

905-545-3393

Direction: Diane Tarantino

nd.csdccs.edu.on.ca

 

École secondaire Académie catholique Mère-Teresa (9e à la 12e)

50, cour Lisgar

Hamilton, ON L8T 4Y4

905-389-4055

Direction: Joanne Leblanc-Holden

acmt.csdccs.edu.on.ca

 

Conseil Scolaire De District Du Centre-Sud- Ouest

Ecole Elementaire Pavilion De La Jeunesse

105 High St

Hamilton, ON, L8T 3Z4

905-318-3816

 

Conseil scolaire de district Centre-Sud-Ouest

Micheline Wylde

Brant. Halton et Hamilton-Wentworth et la partie de Niagara: Grimsby, Lincoln, 

Lincoln Ouest, Niagara-on-the-Lake et St. Catharines

905-536-9147

wyldem@csviamonde.ca

 

Ecole Secondaire Georges-P-Vanier

100 Macklin St. N

Hamilton, ON L8S 3S1

905-528-0301

 


Entertainment

 

Babyface Karaoke and Lounge
303 York Blvd
Hamilton, ON
905-296-3047

Boulevard Billiards
303 York Blvd
Hamilton, ON L8R 3K5
905- 527-5643

 

Flop House Gallery

462 King St. W

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7

 

Westside Concert Theatre

434 King St W
Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7
905-777-9777
westsidelive.com

Rolly Rockets BBQ

470 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON.

L8P 1B7

www.rollyrocketsbbq.com

 

Scottish Rite Club of Hamilton

4 Queen St. South

Hamilton, ON L8P 3R3

905-522-1622

http://scottishriteclub.ca/

 

Staircase Cafe Theatre

27 Dundurn St. N

Hamilton, ON L8R 3C4

905-529-3000

-    Stand-up Comedy

 

Stonewalls Restaurant and Sports Lounge

339 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON

L8R 3K5

905-577-0808

stonewallshamilton.com/

 

 

 

Food Banks

 

Good Shepherd Centre

Food Bank

155 Cannon St. East

Hamilton, ON L8L 2X3

905-972-9485

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

Mon-Fri 10 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3 pm

The Food Bank is located within the Good Shepherd Warehouse. Visitors to the Food Bank enter through a door on the Cannon Street side of the building.  The Food Bank provides emergency food parcels for families and individuals in need of assistance.

 

Living Rock

Youths 13 – 25

30 Wilson St.

Hamilton ON L8R 1C5

905-528-7625

www.livingrock.ca

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Housing Support & Referral provides support for finding and maintaining a place of residence for youth.

-    Food Bank Tues, Wed, Thu 1 – 4 pm

 

Mission Services

NEW Location – effective Nov. 2, 2011

196Wentworth St. North

Hamilton ON L8L 5V7

905-528-4212

www.mission-services.com/

Mon, Wed and Fri 9 am – 11 am

Wed only 1 pm – 3 pm

Bring rent receipt, proof of income, hydro and gas receipts along with one piece of identification.

Service can be used once every 30 days.

 


Salvation Army

Food Bank

80 Bay St N, Hamilton

905-540-1888

www.sacommunityservices.org/foodbank.htm

Monday – Friday

9:30 am – 11:30 am and 1 pm – 3:30 pm

-    One piece of identification is required for each family member.

-    Clothing is available for single people 3 times a year.

-    Service can be used once every 3 months

 

St. Matthew’s House

414 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON L8L 2Y3 

Located at Wentworth St N and Barton St E

905-523-5546

admin@stmatthewshouse.ca

Mon – Fri 9 am – 11:30 am, 1 pm – 3:30 pm

 

Food Shopping

 Good Food Box Program

Payment due by the seond teusday fo the month

Pick up on the thrid Wednesday of the month 3 to 7PM

Crossfire Assembly

458 King St. W.

Hamilotn, ON L8P 1B7
For information:

905-527-0432

strathconaneighboursnetwork@gmail.com  

ww.strathconaneighboursnetwork.org

 

 

 

Grocery Stores

 

Al-Amin Grocery & Halal Meat

295 James St. North

Hamilton, ON L8R 2L4

905-526-9856

Good collection of Bangladesh foods, halal meat, local and imported fish.

 

B&T Supermarket

85 Queen St. N.,

Hamilton, ON L8R2V5

905-577-6688

All the food necessities with an emphasis on Asian food products. Has fresh fish and meat counter.

 

Bakers Halal Meat & Grocery

82 Queen St. N

Hamilton, ON L8R 1Y7

905-777-0444

 

Food Basics

Barton St E & Mary

Hamilton, ON L8L 8A8

905-523-0641

foodbasics.com

Regular grocery items are available (produce, meat, and non-perishables)

 

Fortinos’

50 Dundurn St N,

Hamilton, ON

Phone: 905-529-4290

Photo lab, pharmacy, sushi bar, wine shop, clothing, dry cleaners, ATM, Meals to Go, Kosher food section, organic food section.

 

Hamilton Farmers' Market 

55 York Boulevard,

Hamilton, ON L8R 3K1

905-546-2096 ‎

www.hamilton.ca

Hours of Operation

Tuesday & Thursday: 7am – 6pm

Friday: 8am – 6pm

Saturday: 6am – 6pm

The Market is closed on Mon, Wed, Sun and all statutory holidays.

A wide mix of affordable, local produce and culturally diverse products from nearly 70 vendors. Fresh foods are prepared on site and there is a community kitchen for cooking demonstrations and events. Fully accessible.


The Mustard Seed Co-op

400 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON

L8R 3J8

289-492-COOP (2667)

http://mustardseed.coop

Hours of Operation

Weekdays   9am – 8pm

Saturday 8am-6pm

Sunday   10am – 5pm

 

Specialty Stores

 

Goodness Me Natural Foods Market

176 Locke St. South

Hamilton, ON L8P 4A9

905- 526-8400

www.goodnessme.ca‎

 

Grace Food Market’s Korean, Japanese, Chinese Foods
460 York Blvd.
Hamilton, ON L8R 3J8

905-528-9770

http://www.gracefoodmarket.com/

Offers a wide variety of Korean, Japanese and Chinese foods, as well as health and beauty items.

 


Zarky’s Fine Foods Ltd.

264 Dundurn St. South

Hamilton, ON L8P 4K9

905- 525-6664

zarkys.com‎

Italian-themed fine foods store that has in-store prepared meals, ready to go.

 

Convenience Stores

 

Good Convenience

128 Dundurn St N

Hamilton, ON L8R3E8

905-527-4302

 

Helen’s Convenience

11 Strathcona Ave. N

Hamilton, ON L8R 3B8

905-521-9331

 

Main Convenience
353 Main St. West
Hamilton, ON L8P 1K3

905- 308-7950

 

On the Run – Esso Gas Station

648 King St. West
Hamilton, ON L8P 1C5

 905- 575-3524
essostations.com

 

Salvage`s Variety
315 York Boulevard
Hamilton, ON L8R 3K5

905- 521-9155

 

Select Convenience
54 Queen St. South
Hamilton, ON L8P 3R5

905- 523-6352

 

Select Food Mart
303 York Boulevard
Hamilton, ON L8R 3K5

905- 523-0285

 

 

 

 

Shoppers Drug Mart (Express)

King & Dundurn

620 King St W
Hamilton, ON L8P 1A0

 905- 522-0207

 

Government & Non-profit Organizations

 

Governments are identified as (F) Federal, (P) Provincial, (M) Municipal

 

City of Hamilton (M)

905-546-CITY (2489)

Hamilton City Hall

71 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5

myhamilton.ca

Email:

-    For general inquiries to the City of Hamilton:  askCITY@hamilton.ca  
-  For public health enquires  publichealth@hamilton.ca 
The Bell Canada Relay Service is available to assist in placing a call from persons who usa a TTY/teletypewriter. For TTY, type 711 for the operator and by telephone dial 1-800-855-0511. The operaor will also assist placing VCO (Voice Carry Over) and HCO (Hearing Carry Over) calls.  There is no charge for local calls.
 

 

Citizenship Information - Federal Building (F)

55 Bay St. North

Hamilton, ON L8R 3P7

1-888-242-2100

www.cic.gc.ca

 

CPP - Canada Pension Plan and CPP –

Canada Pension Disability Plan (F)

Recorded information line for Canada Pension and Canada Pension Disability

1-800-277-9914

 


GAINS – Guaranteed Annual Income System (P)

1-866-668-8297

The Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS) ensures a guaranteed minimum income for Ontario seniors. It provides monthly payments to qualifying pensioners on top of the federal Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments.

 

Canada Employment Insurance – EI (F)

Service Canada Centre – Main Office

1550 Upper James St., Floor 1

Hamilton, ON

905-572-2211

1 800 O-Canada 1 800 622-6232 

 

Hamilton City Mayor’s Office, City Hall (M)

71 Main St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 4V9

905-546-4200

mayor@hamilton.ca

 

OAS – Old Age Security and GIS – Guaranteed Income Supplement (F)

1-800-277-9914

 

OHIP – Ontario Health Insurance Plan (P)

Ellen Fairclough Building

119 King St W, 10th Floor

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y7

905-521-7547

1-800-664-8988; 1-800-247-4505

www.health.gov.on.ca

Inquiries about Ontario Health Cards, medical and hospital claims, lapsed health plan coverage, renew or replace health cards.

 

Ontario Disability Support ProgramODSP (P)

119 King W, HAMILTON, ON L8P 4T9

 905-521-7280

1-800-561-0369

TTY 905-546-8276

TTY Toll Free 1-866-221-2229

 

Ontario Works Support Program OWSP (P)

HAMILTON (General Inquiries and to apply for Ontario Works Assistance HAMILTON

250 Main St E

2255 Barton St E

1550 Upper James

181 Main W Fl-3 (Career Development Centre), Hamilton, ON

905-546-4800

 

Veterans Affairs Canada (F)

All questions or comments on your VAC services and benefits may be directed to the following toll-free number
1-866-522-2122 (English)
1-866-522-2022 (French)

www.veterans.gc.ca

 

Ward 1 Councillor

Aidan Johnson's Office,

City Hall

71 Main St. W

Hamilton, ON L8P 4V9

905-546-2416


 

Ward 2 Councillor Jason Farr’s Office, City Hall (M)

71 Main St. W

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5

905-546-2711

Jason.Farr@hamilton.ca

 

Job Finding

 

Career Development Centre (M)

181 Main St W, 3rd Floor

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y4

www.hamilton.ca/socialservices

saphsweb@hamilton.ca

905-546-2424 x. 5208

Community funded centre where people can find career opportunities and gain skills for successful employment. Some free services include: photocopiers, fax machines, computers, stamps, office supplies, on-site professional child minding, internet and job banks, newspapers and links to other resources.

 

Job Bank

Service Canada Centre – Main Office (F)

1550 Upper James St., Floor 1

Hamilton, ON

905-572-2211

1 800 O-Canada 1 800 622-6232

 

Hamilton City Hall Scheduled Outreach Site (F)

Hamilton City Hall, Floor 1

71 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON

Hours of service Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/Intro-eng.aspx

 

Health Services

 

Hospitals

 

St. Joseph’s Hospital

50 Charlton Avenue East

Hamilton, ON

905-525-1155

24/7 adult emergency available

 

Hamilton General Hospital

237 Barton St. E.

Hamilton, ON

905-521-2100

24/7 adult emergency available

 

Main Street West Urgent Care Centre (Hamilton Health Sciences)

690 Main St. W.

Hamilton, ON

7 days a week 8am – 10pm

UCC’s receive walk-in patients with non-life threatening injuries and do not admit patients or receive ambulances. Patients are treated in order of urgency by nurses and doctors.

 

McMaster Children’s Hospital

Hamilton Health Sciences

1200 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON

905-521-2100

The Emergency Department at McMaster University Medical Centre provides children’s-only service, treating teenagers and children ages 17 and under – no adults.

 

Juravinski Hospital – (Henderson)

Hamilton Health Sciences

711 Concession St, Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3

905-521-2100

24/7 adult emergency available

 

Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession St,

Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

905-387-9495

 

Other Health Services

 

Hamilton Health Sciences

Main contact for most health and hospital information

905-521-2100

http://www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/

 

Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)

905 523 8600

310 Limeridge Road West,

Hamilton ON L9C 2V2

We can help you stay in your own home longer by providing Care in Your Home and by coordinating Care in Your Community.

 

Community Health Bus

Hess Street School

107 Hess Street North,

Hamilton ON, L8R 2T1

Friday 9-12pm, 1-4pm

Free Dental & Public Health Services

 

Dundurn Medical Centre

Walk In Clinic at Fortinos’ Plaza

50 Dundurn St. South

Hamilton, ON

905-529-4040

Mon - Fri 9am - 8 pm, Sat/Sun 10 am- 5:30 pm, Holidays 12 noon - 5 pm. Open every day except Christmas Day.

 


King West Medical Associates

505 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B9

905-525-3501

Mon - Fri 9-4:30

Part of the Hamilton Family Health Team. Offers access to physicians, dietician services, social work, psychiatry, and a pharmacist.

 

Gamma Dynacare Medical Laboratories

505 King St. W

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B9

(no telephone number)

 

Dentists

 

Altima Dental Centre

340 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3L2
905-528-3384


Dr. Agro, Richard

Fortinos’ Plaza

50 Dundurn St. South

Hamilton, ON L8P 4W3

905-546-0333

 

Dr. Jarvan, Zena

17 Dundurn St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8P 4L9

905-523-4408

 

Dr. Radulescu, Adina

505 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B9

905-523-1544

 

Other

 

Carson Chiropractic Office

491 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B9

905-528-2494

www.carson-chiropractic.com/

 

 

 

 

Community Midwives of Hamilton

356 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON L8P 1K2
905-546-5444
Midwives available for pre and post natal care with privileges at St. Joseph's and McMaster Hospitals

 

Hamilton Doula Group

127 Florence St.

Hamilton, ON L8R 1X1

289-426-5170

www.hamiltondoulagroup.com/

 

Countryside Midwifery Services

336 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON L8P 1K7

905-546-5444

www.cmo.on.ca

 

Health Initiatives for Youth Hamilton

(Planned Parenthood)

151 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON L8P 3M2

905-523-3009

www.hifyhamilton.com

 

Melissa TsuLin Thompson RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

491 King St. West

Hamilton ON L8P 1B9

905-746-2675

www.melissathompsonrmt.ca/

 

Performance Physiotherapy

50 Dundurn St. South

(Fortinos’ Mall)

Hamilton, ON L8P 4W3

905-577-5111

www.performance-physio.com

Offers physiotherapy, manual therapy, acupuncture, sports injury therapy, massage therapy, and bracing.

 

Steel City Physiotherapy and Dundurn Wellness Centre

340 York Blvd

Hamilton, ON L8R 3L2

905-527-8884

 

Meals (Emergency)

 

Good Shepherd Centre

Food Bank

120 Cannon St. East

Hamilton, ON L8L 2A3

905-528-9109

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

-    A hot meal program for anyone in need
Mon. – Sat., 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.   

 

Living Rock

Youths 13 - 25

30 Wilson St.

Hamilton L8R 1C5

905-528-7625

www.livingrock.ca

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Breakfast Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 9:30 pm

Drop-in 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Dinner Tues, Wed, Thurs 6:00 – 9:30 pm

 

Salvation Army

94 York Blvd,

Hamilton, ON L8R 1R6

905-527-1444

Monday – Friday

-    Breakfast: 7 am – 7:30 am; Lunch: 11:15 am – 12:00 pm; Supper: 4 pm – 4:45 pm

Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

-    Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:00 am; Lunch 11:15 am – 12 pm

-    Supper Saturday 4 pm – 4:45 pm

-    Sunday 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm

 

Salvation Army Soup Van

Operates 7 Days a week

MacNab St and Strachan St

8 pm – 8:45 pm

Catherine St & Rebecca St

9 pm – 9:45 pm

Barton St & Birch St

10 pm – 10:45 pm

 

Wesley Urban Ministries Inc

195 Ferguson Ave. N,

Hamilton, ON L8L 8J1

Phone 905-528-5640

Monday to Saturday 7:45 am – 4 pm

-    Breakfast 7:45 am – 8:30 am

-    Lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Sunday 10 am – 6 pm

-    Breakfast 10 am – 11 am

-    Soup and Sandwich 12 pm – 1 pm

-    Supper Meal 4 pm - 5 pm

 

Parks

 

Victoria Park

516 King St W
Hamilton, ON

(Located on King St. W, between Strathcona Ave. N and Locke St. N)
Pool; and splash pad open during the summer (July and August), park and playground, baseball diamonds, multi purpose course, play structure and community gardening
 
Cathedral Park

642 Main St. W

Cathedral Park is located across the street from Christ the King Cathedral between King W. and Main W. It has a field house, cricket pitch, and parking lot, as well as a combined sewage overflow tank. It is a permanent home field for cricket.  Washrooms and parking available.

 

Central Park

168 Bay St N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2R4
(North of the intersection of Cannon St. W and Bay St. N)
Play structure, baseball diamonds, courts for tennis and badton and splash pad

 

H.A.A.A.

Hamilton Amateur Athletic Association

250 Charlton Avenue West
A major sports park in the lower city with a track, basketball court, tennis courts, soccer field, play structure and a field house. The park is adjacent to the Ryerson Recreation Centre and Ryerson Public School.

 

 

Harvey Park

Corner of Dundurn and York Blvd

 

Kay Drage Park

80 Macklin St N.
Hamilton, ON
(On the far North-West end of Strathcona, extending alongside Chedoke Expy)
Offers areas for children and adults interested in field sports

 

Dundurn Castle and Park

610 York Blvd

Hamilton, ON

905-546-2872


 http://old.hamilton.ca/CultureandRecreation/Arts_Culture_And_Museums/HamiltonCivicMuseums/Events/Dundurn.asp?site=DUNDURN

Email: dundurn@hamilton.ca

At the intersection of Dundurn St. N and York Boulevard 
    -Hiarorical landmark with the caselt and museum
    -Histroical garden
    -Play structure

 

 

Hill Street Park

(off leash park)

13 Hill St.
Hamilton, ON
(Off of Dundurn St. S)
    Offers open fields, play structure

 

Bayfront Park

709 Simcoe St W by Bay St
Hamilton, ON L8L 1C8

(Turn off Bay St. N onto Harbour Front Dr.)
    Waterfront view, public boating, walking trails to Princess Point, fully accesbile



Princess Point

Hamilton, ON

(At the North-most point of Longwood Rd. N, walking trail extends to Bayfront Park)

 

Tom Street Park

92 Tom St
Hamilton, ON L8R 3G6
(Off of Dundurn St. N)

-    A quiet seating area to enjoy the outdoors and a play structure.

 

 

Pet/Animal Care

 

Blue Cross Animal Hospital

612 King St W.

Hamilton, ON  L8R 1C2

905-522-6879

 

Halton Wentworth Emergency Veterinary

505 King St W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B9

905-529-1004

 

Main West Animal Clinic

433 Main St. W

Hamilton, ON L8P 1K5

905-527-6069

 

 

Pharmacies

 

Fortinos’ Pharmacy

50 Dundurn St N,

Hamilton, ON L8P 4W3

Phone: 905-529-4290 ext. 404

 

King Medical Pharmacy Guardian

505 King St. West

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B9

905-523-8388

 

Shoppers Drug Mart

King & Dundurn

620 King St. W
Hamilton, ON L8P 1A0

905- 522-0207

 


Post Offices

 

Jackson Station – Outlet

Lloyd Jackson Square

2 King St W

Hamilton, ON L8P 4S0

905-528-8563

 

Shoppers Drug Mart – Outlet 1458

620 King St W

Hamilton, ON L8P 1A0

905-522-6635

 

Recreation and Leisure

 

De La Sol Yoga Studios

430 York Blvd.
Hamilton, ON L8R 3K8
905- 540.3569
info@delasolyoga.com
www.delasolyoga.com

 

Jackson Square Goodlife Fitness Club

2 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1A1

905- 521-1010
905- 529-7915
jacksonsquare@goodlifefitness.com

 

Premier Fitness

221 York Blvd.
Hamilton, ON L8R 1Y5
905-521-8111

 

Shanti Yoga in Hamilton

344 Main St. West
Hamilton, ON L8P 1J9
905-777-9642
info@shantiyogainhamilton.com
www.shantiyogainhamilton.com

Staircase Cafe Theatre

27 Dundurn St. N

Hamilton, ON L8R 3C4

905-529-3000

 

 

 

 

Vitality Health Services

75 Tom St.

Hamilton, ON L8R 1X6

1-866-441-3336

www.vitality-health-services.com

 

 

Religious Institutions

 

All Saints Church

(worshiping at Queen’s Garden)

80 Queen St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3H8

905- 527-5673

 

All Souls Church

21 Barton Street W
Hamilton, ON L8L 1A2

(905) 528-1513

Services in Spanish, Italian and English

 

Anshe Sholom Temple

215 Cline Ave. N.

Hamilton, ON L8S 4A1

905-528-0122

anshesholom.ca

 

Beth Jacob Synagogue

375 Aberdeen Ave

Hamilton, ON L8P 2R7

905-522-1351

bethjacobsynagogue.ca/

 

Cathedral Of Christ The King
714 King St. West
Hamilton, ON L8P 1C7
905-522-5744
christthekingcathedral.org

 

 

 

Crossfire Assembly

458 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7
905-525-8894

www.crossfireassembly.org

 

 

 

 

Catholic Diocese Of Hamilton
700 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1C7
905-528-7988
hamiltondiocese.com

 

Deaf Crossfire Assembly
458 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON
L8P 1B7
905- 525-8894

Language: American Sign Language
www.crossfireassembly.org

adeleroutliff@gmail.com or johnahemingway@gmail.com

 

Eckankar Hamilton Centre

176 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1A5

905-527-2777

 

Erskine Presbyterian Church
19 Pearl St. N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2Y6
905-529-2255
erskine.ca

 

First Unitarian Church

170 Dundurn St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8P 4K3

905-527-8441

firstunitarianhamilton.org

 

Hamilton Christian Fellowship
135 Strathcona Ave. N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 3C4
905- 527-4070

 

Hamilton Downtown Mosque
96 Wilson St.
Hamilton, ON L8R 1C9
905-527-7371
downtownmosque.com

 

Hamilton Chinese Alliance Church

50 Breadalbane St

Hamilton, ON L8R 3G1

905-522-0342

www.hamiltoncac.org

English / Mandarin Cantonese 

 

Hamilton Vietnamese Alliance Church

79 South Bend Rd. E.

Hamilton, On L9A 2B2

905-318-6154

 

Hebrat Amba

458 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7

Language: Amharic

beyenedegefa@yahoo.com

 

Hindu Samaj Temple

6297 Twenty Road

Hamilton, ON

L0R 1P0

905-679-6935

www.hamiltontemple.ca

 

Korean United Church
69 Pearl St. .
Hamilton, ON L8R 1S7
905-529-6416

ONE Community Church

141 Park St N

Hamilton, ON L8R 2N4

905-390-0825

onecommunity.ca

 

Our Lady of Mercy Lithuanian

58 Dundurn St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3E1

905-522-5272

 

 

Our Lady of Vietnam Church

644 Barton St. E.

Hamilton, On L8L 3A2

905-544-7011

 

Parioisse Notre-Dame du Perpetuel Secours

132 Blake St.

Hamilton, ON L8M 2S6

905-545-6953

 

Philpott Memorial Church

84 York Blvd.

Hamilton ON

L8R 1R6         

905-527-4802

http://www.getchurch.org


Salvation Army
Hamilton Freeway Community Church

333 King St. E.

 Hamilton, ON L8N 1C1

905- 296-1424

Christine_Johnston@can.salvationarmy.org

 

Samudra Buddhist Centre
69 Hughson St. N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 1G5
905-523-9533
meditationinhamilton.org

 

St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
27 Head St.
Hamilton, ON L8R 1P8
905-529-9651

Services in both Greek and English

 

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
104 Hughson Street North
Hamilton, ON L8R 1G6
905-527-6611
Services in German and

www.stjohnhamilton.ca

 

St. Mary - Paroyuia de Santa Maria Church

146 Park St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 2N3

905-527-4216

Services in English, Portuguese and Latin

 

St. Stephen Hungarian Church

130 Barton St. E.

Hamilton, ON L8L 2W4

905-529-1213

Services offered in Hungarian on Sundays

 
Zion United Church
69 Pearl St. N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2Z1
905-522-0534

 

Retirement and Long-Term Care Facilities

 

Retirement Homes

 

Hellenic Place Apartments

(Ring superintendent’s buzzer)

37 Strathcona Ave. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3B9

 

Good Shepherd Square

Seniors Apartments

King St. West Between Ray and Pearl

Opening Spring 2012

For more information contact:

905-525-5188 ext. 22 or 28 or

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

press link: GSNPH Hamilton

 

 

 

 

Caroline Place Retirement Residence

118 Market St.
Hamilton, ON L8R 3P9

 905-548-7660
caroline-place.com

Independent support retirement community leaves residences free from housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation. Services available include medication assistance, pharmacy, beauty salon, foot care and dry cleaning.

 

Strathcona Gardens

Seniors’ Apartments

120 Strathcona Ave. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3J5

City of Housing Hamilton

181 Main St. W.

http://cithyhousinghamilton.com

Donna Kirchknopf

Property Manager

905-523-8496, x5619

Gillian McLaughlin

Community Relations Worker

905-523-8496, x7813

 

Long-Term Facilities

 

Able Living Services Inc.

405 York Blvd

Hamilton, ON, L8R 3M4

905-528-0455

www.ableliving.org

 

 

 

Shalom Village Long Term Care

70 Macklin St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8S 3S1

905-528-5377

www.shalomvillage.on.ca/

 

Queens Garden

80 Queen St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3H8

905-972-8889

http://www.chartwellreit.ca/locations/queens-garden/index.php

A long-term care residence that has all the necessities for a senior citizen. The 128 suites contain bathroom ensuites, wheelchair accessibility, utilities included, and emergency systems and precautions enabled (fire alarm, call bell, sprinkler, etc.). Other notable services offered by Queens Garden include lounges, a hair salon, chapel, art centre and café.

 

Parkview Nursing Centre

545 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1C1

905-525-5903

parkviewnursingcentre.com

Long-Term Care facility with a service oriented team of nursing, dietary, recreation, leisure, life enrichment and environmental services. Parkview Nursing Centre works closely with Hamilton-Wentworth Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), City of Hamilton, McMaster University, HHS, St. Joseph’s Hospital and others.

 


St. Olga’s Lifecare Centre

570 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1C2

905-522-8572

http://www.ourhomeyourhomecanada.ca/ltc_StOlgas.html

St. Olga’s seeks to pamper their residents with registered staff available 24 hours a day. Along with all the medical treatment available to many long-term care facilities, St. Olga’s offers a one-of-a-king Aboriginal program, which, in cooperation with the Aboriginal community, continues to provide on-going support to the unique needs of these people. Some other services offered by the facility include a hair salon, multi-purpose activity room, resident dining room, video and book library and non-denominational chapel.

 

St. Peter's Hospital

Long Term Care

88 Maplewood Ave.

Hamilton, ON L8M 1W9

905-777-3837

St. Peter's provides inpatient, outpatient, and community-based programs and services that focus on four pillars of excellence: Dementia, Aging, Palliative Care and Rehabilitation.

 

Shelters

 

Families

 

Good Shepherd

The Family Centre

143 Wentworth St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8N 2Z1

905-528-9442

Email: FamilyCtr

@GoodShepherdCentres.ca

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

The Family Centre offers temporary emergency accommodation and residential support to as many as 20 families who have become homeless. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Family Centre endeavours to help families identify their unique barriers to achieving safe, sustainable housing. Staff assists residents as they strive to develop effective short- and long-term strategies for re-establishing housing and re-integrating into the community.

 

The Family Centre offers families private, accessible accommodation in furnished, self- contained apartments (one, two, or three bedrooms). Each unit includes separate washroom, kitchen and living/dining areas. The Centre also offers:

-    Shared meeting and recreational spaces

-    Laundry facilities

-    Emergency food, clothing and personal items

-    Telephone access

 

Good Shepherd Women’s Shelter

Abuse Shelter

Hamilton, ON
905-523-8895

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

24 Hour crisis Line 905-523-6277

Martha House is a secure, emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence and abuse

 

Inasmuch House

Abuse Shelter

24 Hour Crisis line 905-529-8600

TTY Phone Line 905-529-8029

 Regular Phone 905-529-8149

inasmuch@mission-services.com

-    Safe, temporary accommodations and services to women, youth and children.

-    Positive, healing environment in which each individual, regardless of ability, age, race, culture, religion, sexual orientation, financial or educational status, will have the opportunity to realize their potential, rights and resources available.

-    Counselling

-    Children’s programs

-    After care support programs


Men

 

Booth Centre Single Men’s Hostel

94 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ONL8R 1R6

905-527-1444

hsabooth@sallyann.net

www.SalvationArmy.ca

Emergency shelter for men.  Provides a brown bag lunch.

 

Good Shepherd Center

Men’s Shelter

135 Mary St.

Hamilton, ON L8N 3R1

905-528-9109

carmens@goodshepherdcentres.ca

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

-    Emergency overnight accommodation for up to 60 men which includes meals and laundry services.  

-    Case management and referrals to appropriate community resources 

-    A hot meal program for anyone in need

-    (Mon - Sat, 3:30 – 4:45 pm) 

-    A trusteeship program for clients who need help managing their finances (i.e.: budgeting; payment of rent, utilities, and debts) which helps them stay housed

 

Mission Services

Men's Residence

325 James St. N

Hamilton, ON L8L 1H3

905-528-7635

mensservices@mission-services.com

A 24 hour emergency crisis shelter for 58 men. Professional staff provides the support and services needed daily by the homeless, including: warm meals, clothing, counselling, a safe place to sleep, and referrals for housing, health care, and other essential community services.

 

Women
 

Good Shepherd Women’s Services

30 Pearl St.

Hamilton, ON L8R 2Y8

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

Mary's Place is a secure, emergency shelter for women in need of shelter/support

905-540-8000

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca/Programs/womensservices.htm

 

Native Women's Centre

1900 King St. East  

Hamilton, ON L8K 1W0

905-522-1501

www.nativewomenscentre.com

Provides safe emergency shelter for all women regardless of age, ancestry, culture, place of origin or sexual orientation, with or without children, who are experiencing a crisis in their lives due to family violence, homelessness, or conflict with the law.

 

Youth

 

Notre Dame House

14 Cannon St. W

Hamilton, ON L8R 2B3

905-308-8090

karenb@goodshepherdcentres.ca

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca/Programs/youth.htm

Saturday & Sunday Brunch

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Notre Dame House provides emergency shelter and a one-stop, multi-agency resource centre for homeless teens * Case workers are available 24 hours a day to help troubled teens get off the streets and get their lives back on track


Notre Dame House (cont’d)

Services include: 

-    A 20 bed emergency shelter

-    A multi-agency resource centre

-    A nourishing meal program

-    Free laundry facilities

-    Mental health liaison clinician

-    Addictions Counsellor

-    Outreach support for teen parents

-    Individual advocacy with getting back into school; finding a job; applying for Ontario Works

-    Housing assistance

-    Counselling for personal/legal issues

-    Trusteeship program

-    Assistance with medical/mental health issues

-    Free laundry facilities

-    For all youth ages 16 – 21

 

Social Services

 

Ontario Works (O/W)

(Social Assistance)

181 Main St. W, 3rd Floor

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y4

To apply for Ontario Works call:

905-546-4800, and press 1

You need the following information:

-    Date(s) of birth

-    Health card and social insurance

-    Citizenship or verification of Canadian status

-    Address, postal code and telephone number

-    Banking information such as account balances and branch details

-    Housing information; landlord name, rental or boarding agreements or leases, mortgage details and contact numbers

-    A list of assets such as a house, car or any investments

-    All other sources of income such as child support payment Pension or earnings

-    School verification for youth over 16 years of age

 

 

Career Development Centre

(Ontario Works)

181 Main St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y4

905-546-2424 ext. 5208

Free Computer Access and child minding. Applications for and case management of Ontario Works available. Employment counselling and referrals offered.

 

Catholic Children's Aid Society (CCAS)

735 King St. East

Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1A1

For Child Welfare Protection Concerns or referrals please contact the office by phone.

Telephone: 905-525-2012

Emergency After Hours:

905-522-8053

For general inquiries please contact David Shea at david.shea@hamiltonccas.on.ca.

 

Children’s Aid Society (CAS)

of Hamilton

The Poscor Centre for Children & Families

26 Arrowsmith Rd.

Hamilton, ON L8E 4H8

If you are concerned about a child's safety and well-being, call the Society immediately at 905-522-1121

info@hamiltoncas.com

Mailing address is:

P.O. Box 1170, Depot 1

Hamilton ON L8N 4B9

 

Dundurn Community Legal Services

Serving Central Hamilton

100 Main St. E

Hamilton, ON L8N 3W7

Tel: 905- 527-4572

 

Good Shepherd Square

Seniors Apartments

Affordable Housing Units

King St. West Between Ray and Pearl

Opening Spring 2012

For more information contact:

905-525-5188 ext. 22 or 28 or

www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

press link: GSNPH Hamilton


Hamilton Citizenship Office

55 Bay St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3P7

1-888-242-2100

Assists immigrants in acquiring Canadian citizenship. Distributes citizenship materials and supports curriculum development for adults and immigrant citizenship. Promotes citizenship values and encourages Canadians to take pride in their citizenship

 

ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program) Office

Ministry of CSS, Hamilton Branch

119 King St. W. 2nd Floor, Suite #600

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y7

905- 521-7280

www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/

 

St. Joseph’s Immigrant Women’s Centre

8 Main St. E., Suite 101

Hamilton, ON L8N 1E4

905-529-5209

The Centre is committed to enabling refugee and immigrant women to discover and build their new futures through skills development and settlement support.

 

Victoria Park Community Homes

155 Queen St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 2V6

905-527-0221

Toll Free: 1(866) 780-7275

www.vpch.com

Non-Profit Housing. Two and three bedroom apartment units are available

 

Support Services

 

AA – Alcoholic Anonymous

Help Line: 905-522-8392

Office: 905-522-8399

 

Al-Anon & Alateen Fellowship

905-522-1733

 

 

 

Angela’s Place

320 Tragian Ave. N

Hamilton, ON L8H 5E3

905-549-4276

Transitional housing and support to young mothers up to 21 years of age.

 

Grace Haven

138 Herkimer St.

Hamilton, ON L8P 2H1

905-522-7336

The Salvation Army Grace Haven is a resource centre for young, single families that provides residential and community programs for pregnant adolescents/women and young parents (mothers and fathers).

 

Canadian Red Cross - Hamilton

400 King St. E.

Hamilton, ON L8N 1C3

905- 522-8485

-    Disaster Management Services

-    First Aid

-    Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)

-    Swimming and Water Safety

-    Humanitarian Issues Promotion

-    Transportation

-    Youth RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention 

-    Restoring Family Links

 

Celebrate Recovery

Philpott Memorial Church

84 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON L8R 1R6

905-523-7000

Fridays at 7pm

Weekly meetings including teaching, testimonials, and sharing groups.

 

Cemetery Board Office

77 York Blvd

Hamilton, ON L9H 1L9

905- 546-4704

 


Addiction and Recovery Support Group

Crossfire Assembly

458 King St. W.

Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7
905-525-8894

www.crossfireassembly.org

Recovery Group – Family Members

Tuesday evening 7:00PM

 

The Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Hamilton
600 Spring Gardens Road
Burlington ON L7T 1J1

905-522-7727
Toll-free: 1-800-661-5985

COAST

Hamilton Crisis Line 24 hours

905-972-8338

The COAST program serves the residents of Hamilton-Wentworth who have serious mental health issues and are in crisis. COAST is a multidisciplinary team consisting of child and youth crisis workers, mental health workers, nurses, social workers and plain-clothes police officers.

 

Community Living Hamilton 

Main Office

191 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON L8R 1Y5

905-528-0281

communitylivinghamilton.com

Helps people with physical and intellectual disabilities in all aspects of the community, such as finding jobs and advocating for inclusion and reduction of stigma.

 

Family Home Visitor Program

151 Queen St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 2V7

905-546-3550

Part of: Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program. Family Home Visitors and Public Health Nurses provide support for pregnant women and parents.

 

 

 

Gamblers Anonymous

Hamilton East Meeting Location

1353 Main St. E.

Hamilton, ON L8K 1B6

905-528-6318

 

Hamilton Public Library

Central Branch

55 York Blvd
Hamilton, ON L8R 1R6
905- 546-3200
myhamilton.ca/public-library

 

Locke Street Branch

285 Locke St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8P 4C2
905-546-3492

 

Westdale Branch

955 King St W
Hamilton, ON L8S 1K9
905-546-3456

 

Housing Help Centre

210 Napier St
Hamilton, ON L8R 1S7
Moving Effective April 2012
119 Main Street East
Hamilton ON L8N 1B2
905-526-8100
Housing Emergency Loan Program

905-527-7479

housinghelpcentre.ca
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00am-4:30pm

Wednesday 12:00pm-4:30pm

The Hamilton Housing Help Centre is a non profit social service agency providing free information, assistance, advocacy and support to people who need housing, especially people with low incomes and people who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. 

-    Provides available house and rental listings, as well as tenant education

-    Provides free phone service, water, coffee and drop in centre

 


Strathcona Community Council

905-526-7364
strathconacommunitycouncil@gmail.com
Neighbourhood association works together to improve the living conditions in the Strathcona community.

 

CNIB (Canadian Institute for the Blind)

115 Parkdale Ave. S.

Hamilton, ON L8K 6K4

905-528-8555

Toll-free Tel: 1-888-275-5332

TTY: 905-524-5988

www.cnib.ca

We offer specialized services for people of all ages and their families to help them enjoy a good quality of life while living with vision loss.

-    Rehabilitation Services

-    Consumer Products

-    Library Services

-    Orientation and Mobility programs

-    Low Vision Services

-    Volunteer Services

 

Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) Hamilton

21 Hunter St. E, 2nd floor

Hamilton, ON L8N 1M2

905-522 0755

Toll Free TTY (877)817 8208

www.chs.ca/en/hamilton/welcome-to-chs-hamilton.html

CHS provides services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. 

Services include:

-    sign language interpreting instruction

-    employment consulting;

-    speech reading training;

-    hearing testing, hearing aids and counselling

-    A complete range of communication devices that assist and augment communication

 

 

Catholic Family Service of Hamilton

447 Main St E, Unit 201(near Tisdale)

Hamilton, ON L8P 1K5

905-527-3823

www.cfshw.com

An accredited non-profit agency serving all faiths and cultures all services are confidential

-    Individual, couple and family counselling

-    Walk-in counselling

-    Employee assistance program (EAP)

-    Seniors intervention and support

-    Credit Counselling & debt management

-    Financial coaching

 

Drug & Alcohol Ontario

1-800-565-8603

 

Hamilton Urban Core Health Centre

71 Rebecca St.

Hamilton ON L8R 1B6

905-522-3233

Hamilton Urban Core provides culturally sensitive programs and services in more than 15 languages to priority populations that include people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, immigrants and refugees, individuals and families with low or no income or who are living in poverty, persons living with mental illness or mental health issues, isolated seniors and street-involved youth.

Open Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

-    Monday 10 am - 12 pm Drop-in and light snack

-    Tuesday and Wednesday – no food

-    Wednesday 12:30 pm – 5 pm

-    Thursday 10 am – 12 pm Drop-in and light snack

-    3rd Tuesday of the month 10 am – 12 pm – Pancakes

-    3rd Friday of the month 6 pm – 8 pm Dinner and a movie

-    3rd Saturday of the month 9 am – 1 pm Family movie, breakfast and lunch

 

 

 

Hamilton Area of Narcotics Anonymous

2 King St. West

P.O. Box 57067

Jackson Station

Hamilton, ON L8P 4W9

Toll Free Information - Helpline

905-522-0332

 

Living Rock

30 Wilson St.

Hamilton ON L8R 1C5

905-528-7625

Web: www.livingrock.ca

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Breakfast Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 9:30 pm

Drop-in 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Dinner Tues, Wed, Thurs 6:00 – 9:30 pm

Housing Support & Referral provides support for finding and maintaining a place of residence for youth.

-    Youth Food Bank Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1 – 4 pm

-    Support for finding and maintaining a place for youth.

-    Help with landlord & tenant advocacy

-    Access to household goods & furniture

-    Life skills coaching

Ontario Works and ODSP advocacy

 

Olive Branch

195 Rebecca St,

Hamilton, ON L8R 1C2

905-522-7482

Wednesday – Saturday

-    Doors Open: 10 am - 2 pm
Lunch served from 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Sunday

-    Doors Open: 11:30 am - 2 pm
Church Service ~ followed by lunch

 


Out of the Cold Program 2015

Hamilton Locations

 (November to March)


For breakfast

Wesley Urban Ministries

195 Ferguson Ave. North

Hamilton ON


Monday to Saturday

Times: 7:45 to 8:30AM


r dinner

(all churches: 4:00PM soup and buns,

6:15PM - dinner )


Monday

Immanuel Christian Reformed Church,

61 Mohawk Road West.


Mondays and Tuesdays –

James St Baptist Church, 

96 James St. South


Monday and Saturday

MacNab St. Presbyterian Church

116 MacNab St. South


Tuesday

St. Stephen Hungarian Church

130 Barton St. E.


Wednesday

Erskine Presbyterian Church 

19 Pearl St. North

 

Thursday

Central Presbyterian Church

165 Charlton St. West


Friday

Wentworth Baptist Church

120 Wentworth St. North


Saturday

Christ's Church Cathedral

252 James St. North

Women and Children ONLY







 

In from the Heat Program 2015

A heat event will occur when the weather calls for 1 day with 40 or greater humidex.

Places to cool down:

City of Hamilton Cool Places

*       Recreation Centres

*       Splash Pads

*       Outdoor Pools (Hours extended starting at Heat Warning Stage 2)

*       Hamilton Beaches

*       Hamilton Public Libraries (Lynden and Rockton locations are not air conditioned)

*       Municipal Service Centres

*       City Hall -  71 Main Street West (Office hours:Mon to Fri, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

 

Community Partner Cool Places 

During a Heat Advisory Stage 1 the community partners listed below will provide an air conditioned place to cool off during regular business hours. 

*       Canadian Legion 163, 435 Limeridge Rd. E (905) 387-4515

*       Crossfire Assembly, 458 King Street West (call for information - 905-525-8894)

*       East Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton, 45 Ellis Avenue

*       Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre, 71 Rebecca Street

*       Roxborough Senior Centre, 785 Britannia Avenue

*       St. Matthew's Senior Centre, 402 Barton Street East 

*       Salvation Army - The Freeway, 333 King Street East

*       Salvation Army - Mountain Citadel, 835 Stone Church Road

*       Salvation Army - Meadowlands Church, 187 Stone Church Road

*       Wesley Urban Ministries, 155 Queen Street North

Wesley Urban Ministries - Wesley Centre, 195 Ferguson Avenue North

 

St. Matthew’s House

414 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON L8L 2Y3 

Located at Wentworth St N and Barton St E

905-523-5546

E-Mail admin@stmatthewshouse.ca

Partially Accessible - Front entrance accessible, food bank requires one step

St. Matthew's House is a charitable, non-profit, multi-service agency that serves the needs of families, children, youth, seniors and individuals living in poverty as well as children with special needs and their families through a variety of services and programs, provided in a flexible, and non-threatening manner. As a result many people of different ages and backgrounds obtain assistance, help and support with a wide range of issues. 
 Social Support Services and Programs:  

-    Emergency food and other practical assistance  

-    Information and referral services 

-    Counselling services  

-    Supportive Housing  

-    Seniors’ Home Support, Drop-in and foot care service  

-    Senior’s Outreach support 

-    Health Intervention to prevent homelessness of seniors 

-    Mental Health Outreach support 

-    Advocacy and community development

-    Legal aid and income tax clinics Free of charge  

-    Summer camp program  

-    Support groups for men, women and youth 

-    Seniors’ club

 Children's Services: 

-    Day Care Centre 

-    Early Childhood Integration Support Services 
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm

-    Child Care Centre 7:30 am - 5 pm

 

Suicide Crisis Line

905-522-1477

 

 

 

 Wesley Urban Ministries

155 Queen St N
Hamilton, ON L8R 2V6
905-521-0926
wesleyurbanministries.com
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am-7:00pm

Friday 9:00am-12:00pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm

-    At this location: Ontario Early Years Centre, Victoria Park Community Homes

 

Wesley Child Care Centre

340 York Blvd.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3L2

905-526-7660

Mon-Fri 7:30 - 5:00 pm. Ages: 2.5 - 5 years. Bilingual Program offered.

YMCA Child Care Centre

80 Queen St. N.

Hamilton, ON L8R 3H8

905-529-0915

Located at Queen's Garden Long Term Care Facility

Mon-Fri 7 am - 6 pm. Ages 2.5 - 5 years.

 

Transportation

 

Coach Canada

800-461-7661

canada-info@coachcanada.com

 


D.A.R.T.S

(Disabled & Aged Regional Transportation System) is the ParaTransit service for the City of Hamilton, Ontario

330 Wentworth St. N.

Hamilton, ONL8L 5W2

You must call ATS at 905-529-1212 for future reservations

or DARTS 905-529-1717 to change or cancel today's reservations"

 

GO Transit

1.888.GET ON GO (438.6646)

1.800.387.3652 TTY teletypewriters only

GO Transit is the regional public transit service (bus and train service) for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, with routes extending to communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe

 

Greyhound

36 Hunter St. W

Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8

905-521-3088

www.greyhound.ca

 

Hamilton CarShare

Local, non-profit car-sharing co-operative.

Phone number: 905-543-4411

Email: info@hamiltoncarshare.ca

Website: http://www.grandrivercarshare.ca/

 

HSR – Hamilton Street Railway

Public Works Department Transit Division:

2220 Upper James St.

Hamilton, ON LDR 1W0

Bus Check: 905-527-4441

Automated information is available by phone 24 hours a day.
http://www.hamilton.ca/CityServices/transit?WT.mc_id=hsr&WT.hamilton_redirect_friendly=1/

 

Recycle Cycles

19 Pearl St. N.

Hamilton, ON  L8R 2Y6

(enter off Morden St. basement of Erskine Presbyterian Church)

905-577-7753

www.opirg.org/mcmaster/rc.html

Hours - Saturday 9am to 12 noon;

Volunteer hours - Tuesday 6 to 9:00PM

Recycle Cycles Goals: to prevent unused bikes from being discarded/to promote cycling as a non-polluting transportation option/to make bicycles and bicycling accessible/to empower individuals with bicycle maintenance skills/to promote bicycle safety.

 

Taxis – Hamilton

 

Blue Line Taxi

905-525-2583

 

Hamilton Cab

905-777-7777

 

Yellow Cab

905-522-3535

 

VIA Rail

1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or

TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired)

 

Additional Services

 

BMO Bank of Montreal
50 Bay St. S.
Hamilton, ON L8P 4V9
905-526-2000

Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Mandarin, Italian

 

Drop Off Cleaners & Laundry
374 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1B3
905-529-6140
dropoffcleaners.com

 

Dundurn Hair Art

(Korean Spoken)

141 Dundurn St. N

Hamilton, ON L8R 3E7

 


Hamilton Cleaners

426 King St. W.

 Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7

905- 529-4086

 

Elle Hair Design
271 Main St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1J5
905- 526-0931

 

First Choice Haircutters

51 Queen St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8P 3R5

905-529-2884

 

First Ontario Credit Union

50 Dundurn St. S.
Dundurn Place
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4W3
1-800-616-8878

Glesgo Dry Cleaning & Laundromat
82 Queen St. N
Hamilton, ON L8R 2V4
905-529-2787

 

HSBC Bank Canada
40 King St. E.
Hamilton, ON L8N 1A3
905- 525-8730
hsbc.ca

Iklick Internet Café

226 King W Hamilton, ON L8P1A9
 905-529-5849

 

Kaydan Hair Studio
448 Main St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1K7
905-523-8697

 


 

Laura's Main Attractions
7 Pearl St. N.
Hamilton, ON L8R 2Y6
905-526-1715
 

Michelle’s Salon And Spa
463 Main St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1K5
905-523-5449

 

Prestige Skin And Beauty Care
267 Main St. W
Hamilton, ON L8P 1J5
905- 522-7883

 

Royal Bank

65 Locke St. S.

Hamilton, ON L8P 4A3

905- 572-4900

Teller & Personal Banker Hours:

 

Salon Michele
393 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1B5
905-528-6064
salonmichele.ca

 

Scotiabank (Main Branch)

12 King St. E.

Hamilton, ON L8N 4G9

905-528-7501

http://scotiabank.com

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian, Spanish

 

Soula Hair Styling
2 Strathcona Ave.  S.
Hamilton, ON L8P 4H9
905-529-0870

 

TD Bank Financial Group
194 James St. S.
Hamilton, ON L8P 3A7
905-527-2906
tdcanadatrust.com

 

Tony's Hair Design And Men’s Barber Shop
463 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON L8P 1B8
905- 525-7735

 

 

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