Support Programs

Christmas Registry

Chrismas 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. Agencies can be connected directly for additional details.

Christmas Dinner

Free Christmas meal open to all!


Neighbour to Neighbour Hamilton Community Food Centre Solstice Meal

Hamilton Community Food Centre
310 Limeridge Road West, Hamilton

Thursday, December 23rd
Visit Neighbour to Neighbour on social media for meal service details.

Individuals and families requiring assistance may apply to one of the participating agencies below.

Participating Agencies

Location
300 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Serving
Ancaster

Contact
905-648-6675
www.ancastercommunityservices.ca

You can receive:

  • Food hampers (perishable & non-perishable)
  • Grocery vouchers, toys and gifts for youth 0-18

What you need:

  • Identification for all household members
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of income and expenses

How to register:

  • In-person October 4 to December 3
  • Monday and Tuesday 9am to 4pm

Location
1432 Centre Rd. Carlisle, ON

Serving
Flamborough

Contact
905-690-1036
[email protected]
flamboroughfoodbank.com

You can receive:

  • A food hamper and toys for children ages 1 to 17

What you need:

  • Proof of address

How to register:

  • In-person Wednesdays 1pm-8 pm beginning October 27

Location:
155 Cannon St East, Hamilton

Serving:
All Hamilton residents

Contact: 
905-972-9485
[email protected]
www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

You can receive:

  • Food and stocking stuffers for families
  • Toys for ages 0 to12

What you need:

  • Registered clients need 1 piece of ID and their Venture Centre membership card
  • Unregistered clients need ID, proof of income and address for all family members

How to register:

  • In person from October 1 to November 29
  • People not registered with the Venture Centre before December can register any time before December 25, 2021
  • Registered users must request their appointment no later than November 22 or wait for a cancellation time slot

You can receive:

  • Food for families and single adults
  • Gifts for children 16 and under

What you need:

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

How to register:

  • In-person between November 1 to 30

Location:
28 Athens Street (Downstairs), Hamilton

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

Contact: 
905-574-1334 ext. 300
[email protected]
www.n2ncentre.com

You can receive:

  • Approximately 10 days of groceries as well as treats and items for a seasonal meal
  • Grocery gift card

What you need:

  • ID
  • Proof of mountain address for all household members
  • Proof of income for all household members 18 years old or over

How to register:

  • In-person October 1 to December 23
  • Monday to Wednesday 9:30 am to 3:15 pm and Thursday 12:30 to 7:15 pm

Location:
785 Britannia Ave. Hamilton

Serving:
Serving residents with a postal code beginning with L8H or L8K

Contact:
905-549-4884 option 1

You can receive:

  • Food, extras if available
  • All items for Christmas/Holiday dinner
  • Hygiene items

What you need:

  • Photo ID for client and all household members
  • Address
  • Contact number

How to register:

  • Call 905-549-4884 option 1 starting in October; Monday to Friday 8 am to 3 pm.
  • Visit Niwasa.ca for more details

Location:
150 King Street West, Dundas

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

Contact: 
905-627-0572

You can receive:

  • Food for families & single adults.
  • Gifts for children 14 & under who live permanently with adult.

What you need:

  • ID for all household members
  • Proof of income & rent/mortgage receipts

How to register:

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

Location:
80 Bay St. North, Hamilton

Serving:
Serving Stoney Creek, Hamilton Mountain and Hamilton residents living east of Highway 403

Contact: 
Phone: 905-540-1888 ext 101

You can receive:

  • Food for families & single adults
  • Gifts for children 14 & under who live permanently with an adult

What you need:

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

How to register:

  • Register in-person
  • October 1 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

Location:
605 Highway 8 (rear entrance), Stoney Creek

Serving:
All Stoney Creek residents

Contact: 
Phone: 905-643-2090

You can receive:

  • Food for families & single adults
  • Gifts for children 12 years and under

What you need:

  • ID for all household members
  • Proof of Stoney Creek address

How to register:

  • No registration required
  • Visit in-person from December 2 to 23
  • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 9:30 am to 1 pm

Location:
See Wesley.ca for registration location in November

Serving:
All Hamilton residents

Contact: 
905-528-5629
[email protected]
www.wesley.ca

You can receive:

  • Toys for all ages,
  • Non-perishable food
  • Some hygiene, and winter items

What you need:

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

How to register: