Womankind Addiction Service

Provides a range of gender specific substance use programs, supporting women seeking change with their substance use. Operates a 26 bed facility located in west Hamilton  that offers a safe, inclusive and caring place where all women, woman-identified individuals, transgender, and non-binary individuals, are welcomed and assisted by a specially trained team to assess and define next steps regarding their substance use and recovery. Part of the Shelter Health Network, Womankind Addiction Service was created in the amalgamation of Hamilton Women's Detox Centre and Mary Ellis House.   

Organizations that offer this Service
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Sites that offer this Service
Womankind Addiction Service Location
24 hours
Crisis Line Number: 905-545-9100 (24/7 Withdrawal Management/Telephone Support)
Work: 905-521-9591 x237 (Treatment)
Work: 905-521-9591 x234 (Supportive Housing)
Work: 905-521-9591 x240 (Aftercare)
Fax Number: 905 528-7255
Website: www.stjoes.ca

431 Whitney Ave
Hamilton, ON
L8S 2H6


Women, woman-identified individuals, transgender, and non-binary individuals with substances uses issues age 16 and older.  Support provided to women under the age of 16 with informed consent.  Eligibility for 5 week treatment program and shelter beds require the individual to be 18 years or older. 

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Last Full Update
March 14, 2024