Emergency Shelters for Families
Emergency Shelters for Men
Emergency Shelters for Women
Mission Services Emma’s Place
Offering 15 low-barrier overnight beds on a first-come, first-serve basis. Emma’s Place offers snacks and beverages, harm reduction supplies, emotional support, and assistance with finding housing.
196 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton, Ontario
Hours of operation: Daily from 9pm to 9am
Phone: 905-528-5100 Ext 1200
Good Shepherd Mary's Place
20-bed emergency shelter for women experiencing homelessness, poverty, mental illness and/or violence. Staff offer referrals and advocacy for medical, legal, and other services; help obtaining permanent housing; recreational and educational activities.
20 Pearl Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2Y8
Phone: (crisis line) 905-523-6277 | (business line) 905-540-8000
Native Women's Centre
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 a crisis in their lives due to family violence, homelessness, or conflict with the law.
Womankind Withdrawal Management Program
Emergency shelter for single women and addiction support.
Violence Against Women Shelters
Good Shepherd Martha House
Emergency shelter specializing in the care of victims of domestic violence. A 28 bed security-equipped transition house for women and children in crisis.
25 Ray Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2X5
Phone: 905-523-6277 | 905-523-8895
Interval House Hamilton
A transition house for women and children fleeing domestic violence. Provides meals, emergency clothing and personal needs, 7 days a week.
630 Sanatorium Road, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 7S7
Phone: (crisis line) 905-387-8881 | (business line) 905-387-9959
Emergency shelter for abused and homeless women and their children, as well as female teenagers over the age of 16.
Phone: (crisis line) 905-529-8600 | (business line) 905-529-8149
Emergency Shelters for Youth
Notre Dame House
There are 11 beds available for males and 9 beds available for females. Laundry facilities and meals are provided. Additional services are provided through their resource centre from 9 to 5 pm daily. These include school, employment counselling, addictions counselling, public health nurse.
14 Cannon Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2B2
Carol Annes Place - YWCA (Women only)
75 MacNab Street S, Hamiton, Ontario L8P 3C1
Hours of operation: 10 pm to 8 am
Phone: 905-517-9326 (answered between 10 pm & 12 noon)
Overnight access for women, open 7 days a week. Limited capacity. First come, first served.
Mission Services Willow’s Place (Women only)
196 Wentworth Street N, Hamilton, Ontario
Hours of operation: Daily from 9 am to 8:30 pm
Phone: 905-528-5100 Ext 1200
Provides women and non-binary individuals with access to laundry, shower facilities, a safe place to rest, meals, and harm reduction supplies, as well as emotional and housing support.
78 Vine Street, Hamilton, ON (at Vine and Park)
Hours of operation: Daily from 5 pm to 9 pm
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
407 King Street W, Hamilton, Ontario
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6:30pm
A culturally safe & appropriate space for Indigenous people to access housing supports and connect with peers in a community-based setting.
Services: Light breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Access to traditional medicines, connect with elders/knowledge keepers; identification supports; housing help & resources.
Living Rock Youth Resources (youth ages 13-25)
30 Wilson Street, Hamilton, Ontario, L8R 1C5
Hours of operation: open 7 days a week for various drop in programs, meals, groceries, hygiene products, shower access.
Phone: 905-528-7625 (ROCK)
Offers drop-in programs daily from 1 to 4 pm.
Wesley Day Centre (ages 22 & older)
52 Catherine Street N, Hamilton, ON
Phone: 905-528-5640 ext. 195
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm | 5 to 9 pm | Saturday, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm | Sunday, 1 to 5 pm
Services: Bagged meals for breakfast and lunch, shower facilities and personal hygiene items. Staff offer advocacy, counselling and referral services.
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