Centre responds to the health needs of individual patients and their families in Hamilton and across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network, by providing accessible services, and empowering individuals with wellness and illness prevention information.
Charitable organization providing social supports for children, families, adults, and seniors. Focuses on reducing poverty and social isolation.
Teaches senior residents and clients nutrition strategies and cooking skills. Participants participate in a luncheon to develop friendships and socialize. Also offers special guest speakers about topics that interest participants.
Friendly visitation and/or telephone reassurance for persons who are living in their own home/apartment or recovering from hospital stays. Time is spent listening, playing games, making crafts, going on outings, telling stories, and enjoying one another’s company. Individual interviews with both the senior and the volunteer are conducted before a match is made.
Health centre focused on family and community health. Health professionals assess and treat non-life threatening injuries or illnesses and provide referrals to other local health services and personal development groups. Community-led health teams develop programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health.
Referrals to various services offered by Neighbour to Neighbour as well as to various community organizations, for families and individuals who are experiencing difficulties related to poverty.
Provides cultural, recreational, health, and support programs and services for seniors residing at First Place, as well as for seniors in the community.
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.
A supervised space for children to spend time before school, includes a hot breakfast. Assistance with homework is also available. Program runs from 7:45am to 8:45am, parents and families are welcome.
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.