Grenfell Ministries, a Unitarian Universalist faith-based Ministry that aims to provide support to marginalized communities through programming that focuses on seniors, youth, those experiencing homelessness folks who use substances, and those who are or were formerly incarcerated.
One of the longest standing non-profits in the region, serving Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. The Wesley Centre fights for those battling the effects of poverty, in every stage and from every walk of life.
Hamilton Urban Core
Hamilton Urban Core is an inner city health centre with thousands of registered clients who routinely access the Centre’s many programs and services. Over the years Hamilton Urban Core has worked diligently with individuals and communities to not only change the lives of thousands of inner city residents, but to also shape a better, healthier city for the client communities served and represented by the Centre.
SACHA is a feminist, non-profit, community-based organization that provides supports to people who have experienced sexualized violence at any point in their lives. SACHA works to end violence and oppression through education, advocacy, outreach, coalition building, community partnerships, and activism.
As a leader driving change, Body Brave is a charity providing accessible eating disorder treatment and support, as well as advancing community training and education.
ROCK Reach Out Centre
ROCK Reach Out Centre for Kids was designated by the Ministry of Child and Youth Services (MCYS) as the child and youth mental health Lead Agency for Halton in August 2014. With programs and services that run out of 11 sites and three main offices, ROCK is committed to being inclusive, client-centred and family-centred. With over 40 years of service in Halton, we are dedicated to building strong people, strong families and strong communities.
Positive Space Network
The Positive Space Network builds community and creates safer spaces for 2SLGBTQ+ youth ages 6-24 in Halton Region by creating youth-focused programming, providing mental health support and cultivating community partnerships. We are actively working towards a future in which diverse 2SLGBTQ+ youth, individuals and families live in a welcoming and supportive world.
The 541 is a cafe that believes everyone deserves access to good food. The cafe gives people the opportunity to help someone else pay for their meal by “buying buttons”. Each button is worth $1, and anyone can use up to 5 buttons a day from the button jar to buy whatever they would like from the menu.
“We believe there is dignity in choice, and that eating together fosters a diverse community of belonging around the table. We use our space and proceeds from food sales to host free community groups and youth programming.” – 541
Mental Health & Substance Involved Justice
Hamilton Legal Outreach (HLO) understands that people living with mental health and substance use concerns can face barriers in accessing legal services. HLO aims to reduce those barriers by meeting people in their communities, so that we are involved in a journey towards recovery and harm-reduction.
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic and Legal Aid Ontario have teamed up through HLO to offer FREE legal clinics in the community where individuals can talk to a lawyer confidentiality and with no judgment.
Ontario Psychotherapy & Counseling Program (OPC)
The Overdose Prevention: 888-853-8542
Drug and Alcohol Helpline
1-800-565-8603 (Toll Free)
1-800-565-8603 (Crisis Line)
Mental Health Helpline
1-866-531-2600 (Toll Free)
1-866-531-2600 (Crisis Line)