Good Shepherd Centres
Family Centre Emergency Shelter Program

Provides temporary emergency accommodation for families experiencing homelessness in the form of private, accessible self-contained units.

Services include:

Access to residential support workers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Individual case management

Assistance searching for permanent housing

Connections to post-shelter networks

Referrals to medical, legal and other community services

On-site access to support services such as Ontario Works, Public Health etc.

Specialized services for children and youth landlord/tenant issues, parenting etc.

Assistance with transportation

Cultural interpretation services

143 Wentworth Street South
Hamilton, ON
L8N 2Z1
Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Phone: 905-528-9442


Families in need, including all newcomer families, are eligible to access this centre.


Contact for information




Fully Accessible


English; Interpretive Services - Cultural interpretation services are provided when available in-house or through community providers;

Primary Contact Person

Lisa Klinger, Director

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Halton Region

Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity