Emergency Support Committee for Refugees

Due to COVID-19 this service/organization is experiencing closures or cancellations. Contact or visit website before visiting in person.

Provides emergency loans to at-risk immigrants, refugees, and other migrants. Works in partnership with the North Hamilton Community Health Centre and supports the Mental Wellness Team to provide holistic and culturally-sensitive services to newcomers, especially refugees. A member of the Canadian Council for Refugees since 1991.

Compass Community Health Centre
438 Hughson St N
Hamilton, ON
L8L 4N5
Hours: Hours vary
Dates: 2020 schedule to be confirmed
Phone: 905-523-6611 ext 2012


Age 18 years and older


Contact for information and eligibility requirements




Fully Accessible


English; Spanish; French; Arabic; Albanian; Tigrina; Shona

Primary Contact Person

Nora Melara-Lopez, Coordinator

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit