Our Youth

As a youth in Hamilton, you play a crucial role in making our city great. “It’s Your Time Shine” We want to hear from you:

  • What do you love about Hamilton that's youth related
  • What are the biggest challenges for youth in Hamilton
  • What are your ideas to make Hamilton more youth friendly

Join in the conversation through Instagram at HamOntYouth or by filling out our questionnaire.

Youth Resources

Check out the youth resources below in our City to support you and your journey:

Counselling & Support Services:

Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco & Gambling

  • Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603
  • Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline 1-888-230-3505

Sexual Health

  • Ontario Works: Financial support (Social Assistance) for basic needs
  • Raise the Grade: Online links and tools for post-secondary preparation

Hamilton’s Youth Service Guide lists a variety of community agencies and organizations that provide programs and service for youth.

Contact Us

Jesse Williamson
(A) Project Manager, Strategic Youth Initiatives
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2599
Email: jesse.williamson@hamilton.ca

Stay Connected

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