Drop In Centres

Programs that provide an alternative, non-residential environment that people with any of a variety of issues can visit on an informal basis to find mutual support and access to social and recreational activities. People can drop by whenever they like without the need to make an appointment and have the option of participating in whatever activities are currently underway.

 

Services

A youth program for students in grades six to eight. Offers a variety of activities such as:

  • snacks and meals
  • homework club
  • recreational and social activities

Offers after school activities for students attending Bennetto Elementary School or St. Lawrence Elementary School. 

Programs include:

  • homework help
  • financial literacy
  • youth drop-in
  • arts and crafts

Offers a place to eat, drink, and rest.

  • restroom access
  • hygiene supplies
  • free clothing including socks and underwear
  • harm reduction supplies
  • referrals to social supports and housing

A drop-in and counselling program providing intervention, education, and prevention for marginalized youth and youth at risk. Programs include structured skill-building and casual drop-in. Programs are informed by a Christian faith perspective.

A non-profit drop-in centre for youth ages 8 to 19.

A non-profit drop-in centre for youth ages 8 to 19, located in Dundas.

Free drop-in centre for youth in Hamilton. Offers a variety of themed activities and social events as well as:

  • access to showers
  • computers and wifi
  • housing search assistance
  • community referrals

The Notre Dame Community Resource Centre, is a multi-agency resource centre for at-risk youth residing within the community who are between 16 and 21 years of age.

Drop-in space for youth. Offers team sports, computers with internet access, gaming systems, crafts, movies, educational presentations. 

Program provides a casual space for seniors to gather and socialize with an emphasis on low-income seniors who are vulnerable, potentially isolated or are living in at-risk conditions.

Offers a youth drop-in centre and a number of recreational events for local youth.

A municipal community centre offering facility rentals for meetings and events. Also offers a youth drop-in centre and a number of recreational events for youth.

Community centre run by the City of Hamilton that offers a variety of recreational programs for local seniors.

Community centre run by the City of Hamilton that offers a variety of recreational programs for local seniors.

Youth Centre that is part of the Flamborough Family YMCA. Offers various YMCA youth programs while providing a social drop-in space for local youth and teens.

Space includes:

A drop-in centre for women who have been or are presently involved in sex work. Offers diversion, case management, addiction support, public education, and outreach. Operates with a harm reduction model.

Program seeks to improve youth life skills, leadership skills, health, and community engagement through sport, recreation, leadership opportunities, and cultural activities.

Offers a public drop-in space for youth in the Concession Street neighbourhood. Provides hot meals, games, and social events.

Drop-in program offering food, coffee, and peer support for people who use drugs and those who love and support them.

Offers weekly drop-in activities for children ages 5 to 12. Activities include games, crafts, snacks, and community guests.

 

Public drop-in centre for local youth. Offers a number of free programs and services:
Tech Centre - Provides public free high speed Internet access for use as a resource for job searches or to enhance digital literacy. There are also scanners and a laser printer. 

Program provides a casual space for seniors to gather and socialize with an emphasis on low-income seniors who are vulnerable, potentially isolated or are living in at-risk conditions.

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