Public Event
April 2, 2015 - 10:35am

Housing & Homelessness Check In Sessions - Tuesday April 14 & Friday April17, 2015

Make an impact, attend Housing & Homelessness Check-In Sessions - interactive community check-ins and information showcases

Tuesday, April 14 from 2 to 7 pm
Good Shepherd Square
15 Ray Street, Hamilton

Friday, April 17 from 6 to 8:30 pm
Dominic Agostino Community Centre (translation available)
150 Violet Drive, Stoney Creek

Special topics will inclue bed bugs and Housing with Supports

  • Hear what the City and the community are doing to provide affordable housing and prevent homelessness in Hamilton
  • Inform us by tellilng your story to help us with important decisions about Housing and Homelessness Prevention
  • Learn about other programs and services offered in the City
  • Participate in a consultation that will help create the City's Bed Bug Strategy
  • Understand more about your community
  • Support affordable housing in your community

Food and beverages will be offered. RSVP not required but for information or to request accomodation, please call 905-546-2424 ext. 1782 or email: housingactionplan@hamilton.ca

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One place, three programs Event
March 31, 2015 - 9:19am

Ask questions and sign up for programs on Thursday, April 16 from 9am to 12 pm at Beasley Community Centre, 145 Wilson Street.

One place, three programs for you and your child

When: Thursday, April 16 from 9am to 12 pm
Where: Beasley Community Centre, 145 Wilson Street

Ask questions and sign up for:

Canada Learning Bond

Helps your family get a head start on saving for your child’s education after high school. Eligible families will receive $500 now and $100 each year until your child turns 15. Bring both you and your child’s social Insurance Number (SIN).

Healthy Smiles Ontario

A program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage. If eligible, your children will get regular dental services at no cost to you.
Learn more at www.hamiltonbeststart.ca/hso

Check It Out drop-in clinics

There will be several early years professionals on site to answer questions about your child’s health, speech and language, nutrition, behaviour, and more.
Learn more at www.hamiltonbeststart.ca/check-it-out

Don't have your Social Insurance Number?
Service Canada will be on site to help you get your SIN. Bring your birth certificate, Permanent Resident Card, work or study permit for identification.

  • $10 grocery cards for all participants
  • Interpreters will be available in Arabic, Somali, Vietnamese and Chinese.

Have questions? Contact us

Phone: 905-524-4884
Email: beststart@hamilton.ca

Service at a Glance

Homeownership Down Payment Assistance Program

The Down Payment Assistance Program is no longer accepting applications. If you have submitted, we will advise of the status of your application as soon as possible

Get involved with the City's 20,000 Homes Campaign

The City of Hamilton is seeking upwards of 100 volunteers to work shifts on Sunday April 26 and Monday April 27 to participate in our Registry Week for the 20,000 Homes Campaign. 

Volunteer Sign up Deadline: April 10. 2015
Successful applicants will be contacted by Friday April 17 about Training & Registry Week activities

Subsidized Housing Application Forms

Find the forms, documents and information needed to complete an application for subsidized housing. 

Emergency Shelters

List of emergency shelters with contact information for men, women and youth.

Subsidized Housing

Access to Housing helps citizens with the application process for subsidized housing and maintains a central waiting list for more than 11,000 units across the City. 

Domiciliary Hostel Program

The Domiciliary Hostel Program prevents homelessness by providing a subsidy for safe and affordable supported housing in a communal setting (Residential Care Facility) for people who require assistance with the daily activities of life.

Rent Bank Program

Tenants facing eviction for non-payment of rent can apply to receive financial assistance from the provincial rent bank program. 

Eviction Prevention

Eviction Prevention strategies and prevention information for tenants of subsidized housing.