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A program for individuals who want to learn more about developing tools to have a positive relationship with their landlord. The course can be delivered as either one 3-hour session, or six 1-hour sessions. After completion of the course participants will receive a certificate of completion recognized by landlords that they can use as a reference for new rentals.

Provides learning opportunities that help participants develop skill and confidence in the kitchen, and learn about choice and preparation of diabetes friendly food. Topics include: food safety education, cooking more to limit processed food and restaurant use, make healthy choices taste great, cooking techniques, healthy alternatives, vegetarian protein options and money saving tips. Sessions run one Friday per month, for three Months: September - November, January - March, April – June.

A stay-in-school program designed to reduce poverty and its effects by lowering the dropout rate among high school students, from economically disadvantaged communities, and increase their participation in post-secondary programs.

Four Core Elements of Support:

Offers one-on-one education and advice about effective diabetes management. 

Topics include:

  • diet and nutrition
  • medications and medical history
  • measuring health indicators such as weight and blood pressure
  • assessing current usage of blood glucose monitors

Offers a variety of mental health related services to support mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional health.

Services include:

  • Social Work Counselling - available to help with issues such as grief, couple counselling, and self-esteem 
  • Group Programs - including meditation, art therapy, and support groups
  • Client Advocacy - to assist with navigating Hamilton social services and healthcare system
  • Cultural Interpretation Services

Offers primary health care services to people living in Hamilton who face barriers to traditional health programs. Doctors and nurses assess and treat minor illnesses and injuries.

Staff inlcudes:

  • family physicians and physician assistants
  • nurse practitioners and registered nurses
  • pharmacist consultants
  • respiratory educators

Offers legal support and forms assistance to help transgender individuals through the process of legally changing their name and sex designation on Ontario and Canada government IDs, birth certificates, and other records.