Christmas Registry

Ontario Works Christmas Registry

The Christmas Registry provides a listing of supports available in the City of Hamilton to help ensure as many people as possible will be able to enjoy Christmas. It is coordinated by The City Of Hamilton, Hamilton Food Share and The Emergency Food Network operating in Hamilton.

Christmas Dinner & Wonderland

Good Shepherd’s annual Christmas Dinner & Wonderland is a seasonal celebration for families and individuals. Join the seasonal celebration for families and individuals!  The event Includes a turkey dinner, followed by children's games, entertainment and a visit with Santa Clause.  

Sunday, December 17, 2017
Doors open at 1:30 pm
Dinner served at 3 pm
Registration is not required

Hamilton Convention Centre
1 Summers Lane, Hamilton


Individuals and families requiring assistance may apply to one of the following agencies:

Location:
300 Wilson Street East, Ancaster
www.ancastercommunityservices.ca

Serving:
Ancaster including rural areas and parts of lower West Hamilton (please call).

Contact: 
Phone: 905-648-6675

You can receive:

  • Food & grocery gift cards
  • Gifts for children under 18
  • Items are based on availability

 

What you need:

  • Registration by appointment only
  • ID for all household members
  • Proof of income & expenses

How to register:

  • Call 905-648-6675
  • Register in-person
  • October 2 to December 1:
    • Mondays & Tuesdays, 9 am to 3 pm

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
1432 Centre Road, Carlisle

Serving:
All Flamborough & Waterdown residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-690-1036 (answering machine)
Please leave your name and contact information and we will reply.
Email: flamborough1@hotmail.com

You can receive:

  • Toys
  • Clothing
  • Food for Christmas dinner

What you need:

  • Income verification for all household members.
  • Verification of household expenses.

How to register:

  • Wednesdays, October 4 to November 29, 1 to 3 pm & 7 to 8:30 pm

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
155 Cannon St East, Hamilton
www.goodshepherdcentres.ca/christmas-programs

Serving:
All Hamilton residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-972-9485

You can receive:

  • Food hampers with groceries for a Christmas dinner
  • Gifts for children & youth
  • Gift stockings for individuals

What you need:

  • GSVC membership card & one piece of government ID
  • Non-members need proof of income, address and government ID for all household members

How to register:

  • In person from October 2 to November 30, Monday to Friday or until hamper capacity is reached.

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
196 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton
www.mission-services.com

Serving:
All Hamilton residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-528-4212
Email: christmascare@mission-services.com

You can receive:

  • Your choice of food & new gifts for all family members.

What you need:

  • Proof of income and address
  • ID for all household members

How to register:

  • Register in-person
  • October 2 to December 1:
    • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12:30 pm
    • Saturday, November 18, 10 am to 2 pm

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
28 Athens Street, Hamilton
Downstairs
www.n2ncentre.com

Serving:
Mountain residents only
Hamilton Mountain and surrounding areas above the escarpment

Contact: 
Phone: 905-574-1334 ext. 300
Email: foodbank@n2ncentre.com

You can receive:

  • Food & grocery gift cards for December and holiday meals.
  • Gifts for children age 10 and under

What you need:

  • Proof of income and mountain address
  • ID for all household members

How to register:

  • Register in-person
  • October 2 to December 21:
    • Monday to Wednesday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    • Thursday, 12:30 to 7:30 pm

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
414 Barton Street East, Hamilton
Food Bank Entrance
www.stmatthewshouse.ca

Serving:
Lower Hamilton, East End families & seniors

Contact: 
Phone: 905-523-5546 ext. 230
Email: christmas@stmatthewshouse.ca

You can receive:

  • Christmas hampers for families & seniors
  • Gifts for children under 16 yrs
  • Support for holiday meals

How to register:

  • Registration in-person and by appointment only 
  • Call 905.523.5546 ext. 230
  • Email christmas@stmatthewshouse.ca
  • Monday to Friday, October 2 to November 24

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
150 King Street West, Dundas

Serving:
Dundas & Hamilton residents living west of Highway 403, Ancaster & Flamborough

Contact: 
Phone: 905-627-0572
Email: diane_dunnett@can.salvationarmy.org

You can receive:

  • Food for families and singles
  • Gifts for children under 16 yrs who permanently live with the applicant

What you need:

  • ID for all household members
  • Proof of income & rent receipts
  • Proof of address (mail) with current date

How to register:

  • Register in-person
  • October 2 to November 30
    • Monday to Friday, 9 to 11:30 am & 1 to 3:30 pm

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
80 Bay St. North, Hamilton

Serving:
All Hamilton residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-540-1888

You can receive:

  • Food for families & single adults
  • Gifts for children 16 yrs & under who permanently live with applicant

What you need:

  • ID for all household members
  • Proof of income, address, rent/mortgage receipts & utility bills

How to register:

  • Register in-person
  • October 2 to November 30
    • Monday to Wednesday & Friday, 9:30 to 11:45 am & 1 to 3:30 pm
    • Thursday, 9:30 to 11:45 am

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration

Location:
605 Highway 8, Stoney Creek
Rear Entrance

Serving:
All Stoney Creek residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-643-2090

You can receive:

  • Food hamper
  • Personal items and toys for children if available

What you need:

  • Photo ID for all household members
  • Proof of Stoney Creek address
  • New clients must have proof of income

How to register:

  • No registration required

Pick-up dates:

  • Visit in-person from December 4 to21
  • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 9:30 am to 1 pm

Location:
Pioneer Memorial United Church
1974 King Street East, Hamilton
www.wesley.ca

Serving:
All Hamilton residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-528-5629
Email: info@wesley.ca

You can receive:

  • Your choice of food & gifts for children, youth & adults in each household

What you need:

  • Proof of income and address
  • ID for all household members

How to register:

  • Register in-person
  • Starting October 3 at Wesley programs. Visit wesley.ca for details.
  • December 5 to 8, 10 am to 4 pm

Pick-up dates:

  • Details provided during registration