Homeless Shelter

Programs that provide a temporary place to stay (usually three days to two weeks), generally in dormitory-style facilities with very little privacy, for people who have no permanent housing. Also included are programs that provide motel vouchers for people who are homeless.



An emergency shelter for homeless women.

Provides safe, emergency shelter for all women regardless of age, ancestry, culture, place of origin, or sexual orientation with or without children who are experiencing crisis in their lives due to family violence, homelessness, or conflict with the law.

The Housing First based approach aims to provide Indigenous individuals experiencing homelessness direct access to housing regardless of the identifiable barriers of addictions, mental health, trauma, family and cultural breakdown.

Provides temporary emergency accommodation for families experiencing homelessness in the form of private, accessible self-contained units.

Services include:

A 24 hour emergency crisis shelter for men.  Professional staff provide the support and services needed daily by the homeless.  A free meal is served on 4th Sunday of each month.  Free holiday meals on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Sunday, and Christmas, at 5 pm.

An emergency shelter for homeless or transient men. Provides short and long term transitional accommodation, an enhanced hosteling program with case management, Financial Management (HPI funding) and assessment, referral counselling for spiritual, practical and social needs.

Provides emergency shelter services and overnight accommodation for homeless women in Hamilton. Services also include meals and laundry.

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