Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education

Programs that use any of a wide variety of materials to educate the public about issues that relate to a particular field or topic.

 

Services

Adult Basic Education Association of Hamilton Office.  Central referral agency for adult education and upgrading.  Aims to improve the quality of life for the Hamilton community through the promotion and support of lifelong learning.  Offers free information and referrals to community programs.

Central referral agency for adult education and upgrading.  Aims to improve the quality of life for the Hamilton community through the promotion and support of lifelong learning.  Offers free information and referrals to community programs.

AIDS Network Hamilton Location.  Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues.  

Aims to create and enhance a community-based response to AIDS/HIV while being culturally relevant to all African, Caribbean, and Black individuals.  Offers culturally-specific training workshops on AIDS/HIV and social determinants of health.  Services include:

Provides education and support for individuals and communities regarding HIV/AIDS and related issues.  Serves communities in the Hamilton, Halton, Haldminand, Norfolk and Brant regions. 

Offers free, confidential emergency service for women distressed by pregnancy.

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Hamilton office of Birthright International. Offers a range of free pregnancy supports for people in Hamilton.

Non-profit agency offering free pregnancy supports throughout North America.

Provides substance use and mental health services for teenagers, young adults, and their families or caregivers.  On-site treatment and family support is offered at various secondary schools within the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Bo

Provides substance use and mental health services for teenagers, young adults, and their families.  Visit website for list of other service locations.  

Provides community-based mental health, substance use and addiction treatment services designed to support youth and their families.  

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Easter Seals is a registered charity that fundraises and hosts events to support its work. It offers programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario to help them achieve greater independence, accessibility and integration.

A national voluntary health organization, together with Provincial Partners, dedicated to supporting Canadians living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, by investing in research, so ALS will be a treatable, not terminal disease.

Offers consultation in person and over the phone to people wishing to better understand child and teen grief and to help loved ones through the grieving process.

Location of the Light House Program for Grieving Children.

A registered charity that offers a community of open-ended, continuous peer support groups for children and teens and their parents/caregivers who have experienced a death in their immediate family.

A free, university-level, non-credit course offered to adults living in Hamilton who experience barriers to accessing higher learning opportunities.

Provides preventative services, intake/intervention, assessment and treatment, planning and education awareness programs in the areas of alcohol, drug and solvent abuse using a holistic approach.

Provides pet owners with low incomes an opportunity to have their animals spayed or neutered at a reduced cost. Not a general community clinic.

The Hamilton Burlington SPCA investigates  alleged cruelty-to-animals complaints, provides pet adoptions and educational programs for schools and community groups.

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This organization offers pet adoption services, spay / neuter services, animal surrender services and other pet and animal related initiatives.

 

Provides education, support, and resources to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and to their families.
 

This is a charitable organization that provides education, support, and resources to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and to their care partners.

The School Program works in partnership with local schools and school boards to promote and protect the health and well-being of children and youth. 

A variety of demonstrations showcases the inside of the restored 1850s house and the surrounding gardens through education programming, workshops, open-house special events or self guided tours of the EcoHouse and grounds.

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