Drop In Centres

Programs that provide an alternative, non-residential environment that people with any of a variety of issues can visit on an informal basis to find mutual support and access to social and recreational activities. People can drop by whenever they like without the need to make an appointment and have the option of participating in whatever activities are currently underway.

 

Services

Free drop-in centre for youth in Hamilton. Offers a variety of themed activities and social events as well as:

  • access to showers
  • computers and wifi
  • housing search assistance
  • community referrals

Willow's place is focusing on serving unsheltered women only during this pandemic and have put measures in place to maintain social distancing as they eat and share space together.

Community centre that runs a variety of different programs geared to different youth.

An inclusive positive space where youth are supported to develop leadership, work together, and build community.

An outreach program of Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, in partnership with CityHousing Hamilton. This is a community-based program geared towards developing children's interests and providing new creative and educational opportunities.

Community hub offering free and low cost programs to children, adults, and older adults. The centre is a safe and welcoming place for community members to meet and engage in a variety of recreational activities with a focus on promoting healthy active lifestyles.

Community centre offering programs geared towards developing children's interests and providing new creative and educational opportunities.
Supported by CityHousing Hamilton and the City of Hamilton.

The Notre Dame Community Resource Centre, is a multi-agency resource centre for at-risk youth residing within the community who are between 16 and 21 years of age.

Multi-agency resource centre for at-risk youth residing within the community. Includes shelter and other support programs for youth-at-risk.

Drop-in space for youth. Offers team sports, computers with internet access, gaming systems, crafts, movies, educational presentations. 

Program provides a casual space for seniors to gather and socialize with an emphasis on low-income seniors who are vulnerable, potentially isolated or are living in at-risk conditions.

A casual space for seniors to gather and socialize with an emphasis on low-income seniors who are vulnerable, potentially isolated or are living in at-risk conditions

Offers a youth drop-in centre and a number of recreational events for local youth.

A municipal community centre offering facility rentals for meetings and events. Also offers a youth drop-in centre and a number of recreational events for youth.

Offers a variety of social, recreational, and educational programming for seniors living in the local community. 

Community centre run by the City of Hamilton that offers a variety of recreational programs for local seniors.

Offers a variety of social, recreational, and educational programming 5 days a week for seniors living in the Flamborough community. 

Community centre run by the City of Hamilton that offers a variety of recreational programs for local seniors.

Youth Centre that is part of the Flamborough Family YMCA. Offers various YMCA youth programs while providing a social drop-in space for local youth and teens.

Space includes:

A drop-in centre for women who have been or are presently involved in sex work. Offers diversion, case management, addiction support, public education, and outreach. Operates with a harm reduction model.

Program seeks to improve youth life skills, leadership skills, health, and community engagement through sport, recreation, leadership opportunities, and cultural activities.

Offers a public drop-in space for youth in the Concession Street neighbourhood. Provides hot meals, games, and social events.

Drop-in program offering food, coffee, and peer support for people who use drugs and those who love and support them.

Community centre offering a drop-in program for children and youth, cooking, computers, arts and crafts and an after school homework help program. Supported by Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes Inc and the City of Hamilton.

Offers weekly drop-in activities for children ages 5 to 12. Activities include games, crafts, snacks, and community guests.

 

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