Dawn Patrol Child and Youth Services
Bernhardt House

This service/organization is experiencing a closure or cancellation due to the COVID-19 virus. Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website for details and updates.

The direct intake detention site for all young female individuals in conflict with the law in the City of Hamilton. The Open Custody program for young female individuals from the Hamilton, Niagara, Brant, and Guelph areas is operated from this site and funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

82 Victoria Ave S
Hamilton, ON
L8N 2S7
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm ;Temporarily closed during COVID-19 pandemic
Phone: 905-528-2315


Age 12 years to 17 years


Referrals from western region courts and probation offices (Hamilton, Wellington, Waterloo, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, and Niagara)




Not Accessible



Primary Contact Person

Mike Troskot, Programs Manager

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Waterloo Region; Wellington County; Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Brant County; Norfolk County

Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity