Hamilton Housing Help Centre
Housing Emergency Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)

Due to COVID-19 the Hamilton Housing Help Centre is closed to walk-in visits. Services are available via phone and email.

A financial stability program that helps low income individuals maintain affordable housing, by providing a small short-term interest free loan for last month’s rent. Loans are paid directly to the vendor or provider. The maximum loan is $300 and must be repaid in 12 months.

Effort Square
119 Main St W
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3Z3
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10 am-4:30 pm * Wed 12 noon-4:30 pm
Phone: 905-526-8100


Hamilton residents with low income * Must have exhausted all other avenues of assistance * Can prove that financial crisis is temporary not chronic * Can repay the loan in one year


Contact for information




Not Applicable



Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity

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