St. Matthew's House, Adopt a Family/Senior Holiday Program

Provides assistance to families with children under 16 and seniors through the Christmas season and connects individuals and families who want to provide assistance over Christmas.

Types of assistance are:

  • Food vouchers.
  • Gift for children 16 years and under.

Family or individual sponsorship can include:

  • Provide food or supermarket vouchers for "Christmas Dinner".¬†
  • Provide new toys for children or gifts for teenagers.
  • Provide "Christmas Dinner", as well as one to two gifts and some new clothing for each child.

Charitable tax receipts are given for donations.

Organizations that offer this Service
St. Matthew's House
Sites that offer this Service
St. Matthew's House Location
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
9:00-16:30

Tuesday:
9:00-16:30

Wednesday:
9:00-16:30

Thursday:
9:00-16:30

Friday:
9:00-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Mon-Fri
9 am- 4:30 pm
Registration in November, by appointment only. Pick-up date and time is given at time of registration.
Work: 905-523-5546 x260
Website: stmatthewshouse.ca

414 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON
L8L 2Y3

Eligibility

Lower Hamilton, East End families with children under 16 and older adults who need help during the Christmas season.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
French
Language Note
Pre-scheduling required for French translation.
Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted in person by appointment only. Identification is needed for all family members. Income statement (e.g. pay stub) required and I.D. required for each person in the family.  Children must reside permanently with applicant in order to register. For safety reasons, parents are encouraged not to bring young children when registering.

Last Full Update
January 4, 2021