Provides support for newcomers to adjust to their life in Canada. Service includes referrals to other community services and resources. Program funding provided the Government of Ontario, Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade.
Provides information on a full range of social services available from all levels of government, the non-profit sector, the private voluntary sectors, by individuals in the community, and from the business sector. Information is free, confidential, and available to everyone. It is provided by telephone, in person, through correspondence, or on the Internet.
Phone line providing technical and specialized program information to the agri-business, primary producers, food processing, municipal and rural client sectors on a range of topics including:
- agricultural production
- farm business management
- food safety
- environmental management
- rural economic development
- related government programs and services.
Program of the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services that provides public information and advice on consumer rights and responsibilities, complaints, and consumer protection legislation.
- answers telephone inquiries
- investigates Consumer Rights complaints
- mediates written complaints between consumers and businesses
- advises in cases of identity theft
Due to COVID-19 this service/organization is experiencing closures or cancellations. Contact or visit website before visiting in person.
Under the national Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP), the Government of Canada helps Government-Assisted Refugees (GARs) when they first arrive in Canada by providing direct financial support, and funding the provision of immediate and essential services. Wesley delivers RAP immediate and essential services to clients generally within four to six weeks of arrival in Canada.
These services include:
Assists homeless people in Hamilton with replacement of birth certificates. In some cases staff can also help with form completion, provide information and referral relating to government identification, access limited subsidy toward the cost of replacing a birth certificate, and advocate where needed. A government-issued identification is often a necessary step in accessing health and income-support programs such as OW, ODSP and EI.
Provides support to newcomers to settle into their life in Canada and connect with their local community.
- Visit the City of Hamilton Closures and Cancellations website(https://www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus/affected-city-services) for details and updates.
- Health Canada's Novel Coronavirus Information Line, toll-free 1-833-784-4397.
- Hamilton Public Health COVID hotline 905-974-9848.
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan