Womankind Addiction Service

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Provides non-medical residential withdrawal management, 24-hour telephone crisis support, early treatment groups, a taking steps group, day and residential treatment, and aftercare for women with substance use issues.

Womankind Addiction Service was created in the amalgamation of Hamilton Women's Detox Centre and Mary Ellis House.

Part of the Shelter Health Network

431 Whitney Ave
Hamilton, ON
L8S 2H6
Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Phone: Intake Worker 905-521-9591 x237 * Supportive Housing: 905-521-9591 x234
Crisis: 905-545-9100


Age 16 years and older; Women with substances uses issues * can provide support under 16 with consent * eligibility for 5 week treatment program and shelter beds require the individual to be 18+ years






Fully Accessible


English; French - Some

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit