Catholic Family Services Hamilton/Halton Gatekeepers Program

Works in conjunction with health and social service community partners, to identify seniors living in severe self-neglect, known as “Diogenes Syndrome”. This service is intended to increase access to support services for vulnerable and at-risk seniors and prevent the need for other services such as hospitalization and long term care.

Organizations that offer this Service
Catholic Family Services of Hamilton
Sites that offer this Service
St. Joseph's Villa Campus
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30
Office

Tuesday:
8:30-19:30
Office

Wednesday:
8:30-19:30
Office

Thursday:
8:30-19:30
Office

Friday:
8:30-16:30
Office

Saturday:
Closed

Work: 905-527-3823 x279
Toll-Free Number: 1-877-527-3823
Website: www.cfshw.com

56 Governors Rd
Dundas, ON
L9H 5G7

Eligibility

Clients display: 

  • Signs of extreme personal neglect: poor hygiene, body odour, wearing dirty or inappropriate clothing
  • Signs of extreme domestic neglect: home is in severe disrepair, bad odours, excessive clutter, neglected pets, and lack of food
  • Signs of excessive hoarding
  • Social withdrawal
  • Refusal of assistance
  • Lack of concern about living condition
Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Referral form is available online and can be filled out and faxed to 905-546-5779. Contact for more information.

Contact
Judit Zsoldos, Team Leader
Age Range
Ages 60 and older
Last Full Update
November 13, 2020