Notre Dame House Youth Shelter

Notre Dame House is a 24-hour emergency shelter providing 21 beds for youth between 16 and 21 years of age.  It provides programming and support to youth in the following manner:

  • 24-hour a day intake and admissions
  • Meeting all basic needs by providing meals and snacks, clothing, laundry and hygiene products, etc.
  • Advocacy and case coordination
  • Recreational/therapeutic programming
  • Access to mental health services and consulting psychiatry
  • Access to a general practitioner and/or nurse practitioner
  • Addiction/substance use supports (Alternatives for Youth)
  • Withdrawal management assessment and monitoring  (St. Joseph’s Healthcare)
  • After-care services through our Community Resource Centre
Organizations that offer this Service
Good Shepherd Centres
Sites that offer this Service
Notre Dame House Location
Intake is open 24 hours 7 days a week
Crisis Line Number: 905-529-7878

14 Cannon St W
Hamilton, ON
L8R 2B2


Open to youth 16 to 21 years of age.

Areas Served
Application Instructions

Contact for information, bring proof of age to first visit.

Loretta Hill-Finamore, Director of Youth Services
Age Range
Ages 16 to 21
Last Full Update
February 7, 2023